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All posts for September 2013

PMR or Not PMR Who Knows ? Especially when your specialist goes on a sabbatical for 12 months.

Hi to all. some of you in the past may have seen some of my posts about whats b...

REFERRAL TO RHEUMATOLOGIST

3 1/2 years ago when I lost the sight of my right eye to GCA I asked my GP to re...

My PMR started last year after flu jab I am due to have another next month and shingles jab, should I risk it?

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I have been given a chance to have a consultation by a chiropractor-has anyone else found this helpful? I have lupus/fibromyalgia

I do have lower back pain/pelvic pain/sciatica,wondered if it would help

I have had GCA and Polymyalgia for almost two months. My question is can you fly with it? I am hoping to go to Canada next spring.

Desperate to get help for these terrible hot flushes that happen every 30 minutes with excessive sweating on 30mg steroids will it improve?

These temperatures and sweating are making my life a misery -Has anyone found th...

Hello, does anyone get hot flushes - like meneopausal ones- sorry to any males reading this! NB. I'm 63, so have discounted that!

Does anyone with GCA find that cold weather/wind makes their jaw/facial pain worse?

Any information gratefully received!

What am I going to do?

Now down to 11mg pred and my mobility is not good i also have pain in my knee an...

Increased my steroids at present (separated from other thread)

Ive separated this from my other thread as it appeared to mainly concern another...

whole rib /chest ache,pain when sitting back in chair, fatigue,generally feeling unwell. Dont want to go back ,comments appreciated

July'12,PMR,20mg,3 sessions to reduce-too fast.Since Mar. when at 20mg have been...

Have pain (like a burning pain) in left upper arm but no stiffness am on 12.5mg steroids could this be a flare-up?

I am 56 diagnosed ten weeks ago. Inflammation levels were 79, had MRI scan on h...

Does anyone else get bouts of thrush caused by steroids?

At the moment I am suffering from an unpleasant bout of oral thrush which my GP ...

I wondered where you all felt most pain with PMR?

I am diagnosed with atypical PMR and have severe pain in my buttocks and thighs,...

Confused

I am so confused with these symptoms. I have GCA, polymyalgia and cervical spond...

New academic article on Giant Cell Arteritis

Hello everyone! Those of you with a penchant for reading scientific journals mi...

Alternative treatment?

I am an Holistic Therapist and have been approached by an 89 year old who is loo...

Severe buttock and thigh pain whenever I reduce my steroid dose

In April I was having primarily buttock and thigh pain and stiffness, plus a lit...

Blood results and tendonitis

I had the results of my regular blood test this morning: CRP has gone up from 15...

Is amourosis fugax a TIA or mini stroke.?

Im on high pred 35 mg at mo been on 80 ,ive giant cell vasculitis symptoms not d...

CONFUSED Re: ESR Blood test results after an initial diagnosis from osteopath of PMR!

I was referred to an osteopath for the pain that I had made a GP appt for, stati...

How much notice to take of ESR and CRP levels?

I started to take Methotrexate in May and my levels were: ESR around 20-22 and C...

Calf pains

I am getting bad calf pains and swelling, but only in one leg, it getting really...

Strontium Ranelate (Protelos)

Is anyone taking or have taken the above? Can anyone tell me anything about it. ...

Can any one tell me please what the Recommended pattern is for coming down off steroids,at the moment I am on 17.5 & 16 starting Monday,

What is or where can I find an anti-inflammatory diet. I had taken Prednisone for 1 1/2 yr

Does Prednisolone make your hair fall out?

I could thatch a roof with what I have left every time I brush my hair, I didn't...

Any one taking Methorexate for Pmr and Gcr i am now on 5mg predinosolone daily ,and have been on MTX for a year .Thank you

Hi all, just went on the forum to see the replies to a question about stopping the prednisone because of the side effects.

Why has it been deleted? I was very interested to see the replies, because I ha...

Could I have something else apart from PMR,GCA and Fibromyalgia?

My symptoms began in May 2011 with small painful lumps under the skin on my fore...