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PMRGCAuk
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How do you know if you have cataracts other than having an eye test

tapering down steroids, on 4.5, in a lot of pain how do I know if this is steroid withdrawal or PMR flare up?

Needing your help yet again!

I am at a loss of what to do next, about 2 weeks ago I had a stomach bug which l...
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Can't sleep because of both shoulders and legs aching then the hardest thing ever getting out of bed.See rheumy in one week any advice.

51yearold male been like this for 6 weeks

GCA and headaches

My doctor suspects I have GCA but I do not have horrendous headaches just low l...

REFFERAL TO RHEUMATOLOGIST

Three weeks ago I gave my experience with my GP when I asked to be referred to a...

Hello folks. Am now down to 8mg pres. My esr etc all ok. Just get aches in l.h,s. Neck and shoulder. Middle ok! Then spread.

Mainly in buttocks. Radiating through pelvis. Also getting some earache, discom...

Has anyone with GCA lost their sight?worried about this! had the painful temple and blurry eyes,steroids were increased from 12.5 to 42.5mg

I have to have a temporal artery biopsy, have been warned will be called at short notice. Can you drive afterwards?

Also can anyone tell me what to expect. How long afterwards do you have to remai...

Does anyone take extra Vitamin D (as well as the calcichew) and magnesium, If so how much Wendy

has anyone had flu and pneumonia jabs. what if any side effects have you had. Wendy

Can stress cause a flareup of PMR

I recently reduced from 7.5 mg of pred to 5mg, & was ok for about 4 weeks. The s...

Does anyone have any information on GCA and normal bloods

Hi as many of you know I am 48 and have Atypical PMR. Since March this year hav...

has any one found PMR has gone ,and never came back ??> I was free for 4years then back it came plus GCR ,CURE must be out there help .

.Hi can anyone advise on bad acid indigestion I take lansoprazole but it doesn't always work ! ive had pmr for a year and got down to 8mg of

steroid but due to a bad flare up I was put on 40mg .docs referred me to a rh...

You'd have been proud of me...

Today I went to see my GP for a routine check-up. She had a medical student with...

Anyone suffering severe spasms,before ,during,or after eating? or other bodily functions?Relief wanted after 30 years!!!!!!!No ans.found.Soo

I have dry eyes after taking steroids nasal spray and antihistamine. I have had lasik surgery any suggestions on how to resolve this please?

Has anyone had corrective eye surgery for ptosis?

I've just had the ok for this op. I'm still on 30mg pred,decreasing by 1mg per w...

Help and advice needed on how much to raising my pred by after experiencing a lot of discomfort.

Morning guys from sunny Spain, Your help is required again please. I got down ...

Does anyone else have tenderness in the affected muscles?

My shoulders, hips, bottom and biceps are still very tender when pressed. Does a...

Has anyone else had an atos assessment?

Went for my assessment yesterday , my husband took me and came in with me I was ...

Peterborough PMRGCA Support Group Meeting 7 November 2013

The next meeting of the Peterborough PMRGCA Support Group with be held on 7 Nove...

North Kent PMRGCAuk Support Group - Wed 12 November 2013

NorthKent PMRGCAuk Support Group is meeting on Wednesday 12 November 2013 at Che...

PMRGCAuk North West Support Group

Hello All the North West Support Group is meeting again tomorrow 9th October at ...

PMRGCAuk SURREY SUPPORT GROUP

Hello all The next meeting of PMRGCAuk Surrey Support Group will take place on...

Can anyone give me the reducing prednisolone plan that once appeared on these pages as approved by 2 doctors (USA & UK)? Thank you.

been on prednisolone for over 2 years only down to 8mg and consultant wants to start me on methotrexate, please advise on methotrexate

I am 44 have fibromyalgia etc, consultant thought I had polymyalgia rheumatic bu...

Rhemy visit and counselling

Finished my 6 weeks counselling with mind and depression has lifted , so feeling...

NEWBEE LOOKING FOR ADVICE

HELLO EVERYONE, I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH GCA (TEMPORAL) 3 MONTHS AGO AFTER ALMOST A ...