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IM 43 went to the gp with jaw and ear ache as well as a bad headache which i had for a few day the said i could have cga or prm

i also have painful jips knees and shoulders and neck i have been on steroids...

How much discomfort should I tolerate??? Recent flare @ 5mg. My Rheumy put me back to 10 mg. and I feel better and have less pain overall.

On a scale of 1-10 I am @ 3-4. She also added methotrexate @ small dosage once a...

Update of the week..

Morning everyone. Being a night owl yet again - will I ever have a nights sle...
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can pmr affect eye sight

my eye sight is a bit blurry at night could this be just the pmr ?

Have I actually got PMR?

Having had a tentative diagnosis of either PMR or Reactive Arthritis and having ...

Under the weather?

My joints usually tell me when the weather takes a turn for the worse. An osteop...

Rheumatologist now not sure I have PMR?!

After 6 months of Prednislone and several trips to outpatients, blood tests and ...

Flare up

Hi everyone, I hope you are all doing good. I am back up to 20mg pred for the p...

We did it! Team PMRGCAuk completes the Carrots Night Walk

Yesterday, or was it this morning? Jennifer, our East Anglia support group orga...

PMR

this is going to sound really silly what tests and how do they know if its is PM...

I am a 58 yr. old male with recent PMR diagnosis. Up and down with Pred. What can I take instead of this drug, it has so many side effects?

My son, who is 34 also has similar symptoms, he got off of pred. and takes oxyco...

coping with the pred drop

Hi all, I hope you are all relatively good. I have now been on 17.5mg pred for 3...

Struggles With Uncoated Pred

Haven taken advice from this website I reduced the pred to 4.5 which involved tw...

anyone working ?

is anyone with PMR working ? I have had PMR for 3 years now and have also now go...

Reduction

Hi Every one thanks for all the info regarding PMR .this has increase my knowled...

Fee for GP referral to specialist.

One of our members has raised a very interesting point. She has said that in or...

I have had GCA for some time now -reduced dosage of preds from 15mg to 12.5mg on Sunday as advised by GP now feel really rough -

spaced out doesn't really describe it - keep falling asleep - severe headache ov...

I have had PMR for 2 years and have now developed GCA. Was on 60mg steroids for 3 weeks, now on 40mg for 1 week.

Now have numb fingers and numb tingly feet and when tired feel very spaced out a...

chest pain

i have pmr i am getting pain around my ribs ant top of chest does anyone else ge...

Rinio Hump

Has any one heard of Rinio Hump? i was seen by the doctor this afternoon about m...

Still Puzzled....

Afternoon Still feeling stuck, puzzled, not sure what the words are.. Been...

pred drop from tomorrow

Hi all, I have been on 20mg for a few weeks now and I feel quite good. I do have...

Temporal arthritis ?

Iv been on steroids since July had temporal biopsys 25th Aug they phoned today t...

Please help PMRGCAuk raise money for GCA research!

Hi. This forum is free, free, free and always will be. However, PMRGCAuk is run...

Is it better to take pain relief or try to put up with the pain?

I've always been one who hates taking medication as I'm aware of all the nasty s...

Can temporal arteritis be diagnosing without a biopsy

Hi All, I would like to start by thanking everyone's contribution on this co...

Pred reduction

Well down to 3.5mg this morning ,been here before so I am a bit wary but this ti...

don't you just love opinionated folk.

Over the past few weeks I have been on here blogging away about all my problems ...

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Feel like your getting better and THEN bangIs PMR and Type 2Diebitice linked

Just an update,my PMR seemed to be better and my pain in left knee and hip where...