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PMRGCAuk
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Travel Insurance

Before I was diagnosed with PMR I took out a joint, annual travel policy for me...

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Hello everyone, I have just come back from the British Society of Rheumat...

Have got PMR, had a really bad chesty cough for over a week and for last few days have had severe pain in one leg

Am alternating between 12.5 and 10 mg of pred and PMR diagnosed earlier has all ...
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Still here

Hi everyone Sorry not been around much lately but been having more bad days tha...

Symptoms of Temporal arteritis but blood tests normal

Hi all , i recently went to the g.p. after weeks of headaches , scalp tenderness...

Does PMR come back again?

After a few hiccoughs I have managed to get my cortisone down to 2mg. I'm hoping...

Good news for me and a question about Thyroxine dosage and steroids

Pleased to say these last 2 days I have been feeling better - migraine and aches...

Gaps between medications

Hi guys, I have been reading all your notes today, as I do every day. But I ...

New diagnosis pmr

After 5 weeks of pain which started in my right hip & thigh area during the nigh...

Celery seed

Hi all, just to let you know I started celery seed from Holland & Barrett to hel...

I remember seeing something about visit to dentist and PMR. What do I need to tell dentist about condition, tablets etc

Does Prednisolone alwys relieve pmr symptoms quickly ie within 48hrs

Feeling Better

Hi All Just a quick hello and to say that it is a beautiful sunny day in Kent!!...

PMRGCAUK SUPPOR GROUP - PETERBOROUGH

As the AGM for the Peterborough Support Group scheduled for 11 April had to be p...

Have not been feeling well for a couple of weeks - is this PMR/ steroid use or something else?

Posted a week or so ago about sore elbow (self inflicted I think after cleaning ...

Hidden Symptoms?

I am a 63 yr old male shift worker (office) just diagnosed with both PMR & GCA. ...

PMR?GCA

has anyone had problems with Cataracts since having PMR or GCA I went for check...

New Girl

This is all new to me, had been unwell for about a month, awful aches, pains fun...

PMR & hydrotherapy

I just wanted to share my experience with other sufferers - my consultant offere...

Divided doses

Hi all I always take my steroids in the morning, however i have read that divid...

Dosage level to avoid side effects

Has anyone found a rough guide as to the level of steroid dosage which would avo...

Today's results

Hi guys, I said I would let you know how the appointment went at the hospital...

Latest Update re ?GCA

Well, saw my GP who first diagnosed my PMR over a year ago. He says left temple ...

Does reduction in steroids risk joint damage?

Diagnosed with PMR - usual symptoms,+ high level of inflammatory markers. 15mg o...

PMR June 2012. Diagnosed Macular Telengieatesia

Started Steroids June 12 at 40mg. Now down to 8mg (doing it in half mg now) fe...

Tendonitis and Weight Loss

I now have tendonitis in the Achilles on both feet. They are swollen and painful...

Is one more prone to catching colds just after a dose reduction?

In Aug 2011 I developed PMR which was treated initially with 15mg of Pred. Curre...

Polymyalgia relapse?

Hi all, I was diagnosed with Polymyalgia in February 2012 I was given 20 mg pred...

Trish29_ could anyone explain please!!

Good morning to any blogger that could answer my question? Recently on the blo...

PMR

Hi I have just been diagnosed with PMR and I am only 44!!. Having been to 3 Doct...