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Medication? my doctor said she thinks i have GCA but said she couldn't prescribe medication until the biopsy results.

been going back and forth to the doctors for a month now and finally bloods came...

Re: GCA, rapid tapering and having a short term, mild problem speaking and finding words common in my job. Any experience with this?

I have been diagnosed with GCA and PMR and had my dose of prednisone tapered too...

water infection

Just come back from doctors with yet another batch of antibios for a water infec...
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Hi all, can you tell me about flare-ups not related to decreasing dose of pred. If there are any? How often? etc.

I was diagnosed with pmr 2 weeks ago and am on 15mg of prednisolone, 800iu vitim...

Fatigue

Diagnosed pmr January, commenced on 20mg prednisolone. pain went in 24hrs and fe...

Can someone tell me this will improve........?

Me again, feeling a bit sorry for myself and a bit whingy. I was so elated after...

side effects Pmr or Pred.

One of my simple pleasures is (was) to relax with a good book,not any more all i...

No inflammatory markers in my blood You don,t have PMR

After an urgent referral to the Rheumatology dept (which took 9 days to come thr...

Prednisolene breathing

I suspect that my pred 15mg is causing my restricted breathing/tight chest, espe...

I have read before on here about an anti-inflamatory diet but can't find it now that I want to try it anyone help?

where do I buy the new book about PMR and GCA?

RESULTS OF SHORT SYNACHTEN TEST

Can anyone tell me what the results of the test mean please. My cortisol levels...

I AM TWYPE 2 DIABETIC, WITH C.O.P.D,TAKING SYMBORT,& SPOREVA, HAD RECENT STEM CELL REPLACMENT FOUR THE C.O.P.D & GAINED 11 LBS. IN 2 MONS.

WHY & I CHANGED NOTHING, IM GOING NUTS WHAT CAN I DO FOR FAST FIX OF THIS PROBLE...

GCA/PMR and driving

Anyone know about driving with GCA/PMR and do you have to inform DVLA

Am I unwise trying to overcome muscle weakness by swimming and regularly visiting the gym.

Todays messages have made me wonder about my approach to GCA. I am aware, from ...

First Rheumy Appt

Home from 1st rheumy appointment.. and lo and behold his professional opinion is...

Has anyone had ear ache and swelling on neck ????

I have asked the doctor what it is, and has it anything to do with Pollymyalgia ...

I have just had my monthly blood test and my CRP is 20, when it is usually 1 or 2.

I am on Prednisolone 12 mg daily (for GCA) and had got down to 10mg in March, bu...

Disability Living Allowance

Hi... I have been off work ( i work full -time) since 1st March. Clinically diag...

On prednisolene but have been given Tildiem Retard today for suspected heart problem.

It says in the leaflet that it can increase the effects of methylprednisolone? I...

Feel like my whole body is attacking itself

Now been on 20 mg of prednisolone for five weeks to try and calm down my GCA and...

Lower prednisolene

I am on 15mg pred and should be for the next 3 weeks. Having heavy after effects...

Doublebase cream

I have been looking on line for doublebase cream, and come across doublebase gel...

Prednisolene alcohol

Can you drink alcohol with pred. Do fancy a pint!

Happy Easter/Happy Passover, Surviving the holiday !

Hi Everyone, wanted to say Happy Easter, Happy Passover to all of us. Hope every...

Has anyone had a persistent cough with PMR?

I have had a persistent cough and bring up phlegm, I have to keep clearing my th...

learning to live with pmr

hi everyone, I am newly diagnosed pmr age 56. is fatigue normal once commenced o...

Taking Preds & Aspirin together.

At the moment I am taking 5mg of Preds. Due to a Branch Retinal vein occlusion m...

Prednisolene mouth infection

Does pred cause some tooth infection/ pain?

Reducing tip to try?

Was feeling quite lacking in energy and not great first thing in the morning.......