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Relationship between blood markers for inflammation and being on an NSAID?

I don't remember seeing this discussed: When finally diagnosed with PMR, I had b...

I don't have a definitive diagnosis but have ongoing problems with headache, blurry vision, jaw/facial pain, myalgia, arthralgia etc.

I am currently taking 8mg of prednisolone and 750mg twice daily of mycophenolate...

Sorry to moan - before I begin! been reducing pred on the slow plan really successfully. From 15 to 13. Reduced to starting 12 per day....

Yesterday got pain under ribs and worst ever pain ever across middle upper back....
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Is it normal with PMR for the skin to feel tender to the touch?

I have had this throughout the 6 months of PMR. The skin over the muscles affect...

Reducing prednisolene after a temporary increase

My hip problems - started 5 years ago with a 20 month period completely free of...

Is it the weather?

Having been reasonably pain-free recently, today and for the last few days, I ha...

Forgot my prednisone for 6-7 hours and ended up with a whacko body for 5 days.

I was under stress when I forgot to take my prednisone and then when I remembere...

is this a flare up

Not felt myself for last few days. felt achy, weaker than normal. last night and...

flare

Hi everyone its me again I did what the rheumatology nurse at the clinic said an...

Some advice needed please

Hi dear friends, looking for a little advice. I have been tapering as per my gp'...

Cream/Gel for moisturising steroid damaged skin

Please can you give me the name of the moisturiser for steroid damaged skin whic...

get quite painful pressure headaches at front/side of head a lot am told not related to illness but preds and to ignore them what do U think

I was diagnosed GCA Jan 2013 started with 60mg now down to 5. Taken down too qui...

We want to find out more about what people need from PMRGCAuk. I've created polls on issues and support needed - all responses very welcome!

We'll be using all answers to check we have understood the main issues you exper...

Does this condition cause toothache been to dentist and no problem but toothache persists

Fundraising for PMR/GCA

End of the month approaching and 2 donations within the last 5 minutes.. A huge ...

colonoscopy

has anyone had a colonoscopy whilst on prednisolone, I had one 3 years ago befo...

Advice to Rheumatologists

I would suggest that the Royal College of Rheumatologists should recommend this ...

Flare up GCA

Have had GCA for two years started on 60 mg had a couple of flare ups and given ...

FATIGUE

Hi, I have been on prednisolone since just before Christmas, for PMR. I got one ...

I would just like to say a big THANK YOU to PMRGCAuk, Administraters,Volunteers,& all the Girls & lads.

With advice from this forum & useing the now Famouse SLOW red plan at least with...

Is Polymyalgia a connective tissue disease?

I visited my Rheumy today, this is only the 2nd time I've seen him, as I was und...

GCA PMR Book with Bhasar Dasgupta

Dear Everyone, Last year I asked for help in putting together questions to be an...

Should I leave my rheumatologist?

I was diagnosed by my rheumatologist in jan this year with PMR and started on 20...

Feet numbness preb

Down from 15 to - 12.5mg preb and my feet are very numb. Any connection I wonder...

TAUNTON PMRGCA MEETING 14TH MAY

A big thank you to PMRGCA Southwest for a very good meeting yesterday at Taunto...

Hi, I am decreasing my pred, and using PMR-Pro's reduction plan, I am going from 7mg to 6mg (day 39-almost there ). Here is my question:

This go-round my 'old dose' was 7mg and my 'new dose' was 6mg. The next go-round...

Unable to take Pred due to severe bout of D & V.

For the past 4 days I have been suffering from a severe bout of D & V. What bot...

posted a couple of weeks ago about doctor thinking i had GCA. well she was wrong.

phoned my doctors and requested i be seen by someone else and they told me i had...

Thank you for all you replies. I have had GCA for over 4yrs now and have never spoken to anyone who has this illness before.

I am now taking 3mg of steroid (tapering from 60mg). And 20mg of methotrexate. ...

felt so tired

Felt so exhaustedly tired this morning I rang the rheumatology clinic at our loc...