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All posts for February 2015

Update from previous posts

Doctors response to my blood test was that they were okay. Having increased my P...

GCA fears

I was diagnosed with PMR in January, have been on 15mg of prednisolone four 4 we...

pmr pain

Is it ok to take ibuprofen for shoulder pain from pmr
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is it ok to take alive for shoulders and arms hurting

Just want to off load. My dr's...

Just want to off load. My dr's haven't stabilised my pred Yet. increased to 15mg...

Tray

Hi.... I realise there are many side effects to taking long term steroids but I...

ANGELONE2

I sent a message via the internet asking if Dr. Chris of ITV fame could ...

New GCA/PMR with loss of peripheral vision in right eye

I have been taking the pred. Steroid tablets for 9 days now at a 60mg dosage, h...

Thank you Pmrpro

I don't seem to be able to pm you but thank you anyway for the specialist Dr ...

PMR and digestive problems

I was wondering if pmr can affect the digestive system with inflamation as well?

Giant cell arteritis support

Does anyone know a support group in the USA can't seem to find one for GCA

Reducing Pred

Hi everyone, this is my first post. I was diagnosed with PMR December 2015 and s...

Useless Adrenals??

My Rheumy has suggested that it is probable that my adrenals have packed up by n...

Advice, please, from a new PMR, GCA.

I was diagnosed with PMR five weeks ago after suffering symptoms for several wee...

Referral to Rheumy

After almost four years on varying doses of pred (now 10mg) and see-sawing infla...

Newly diagnosed for the 2nd time.

Hi all, I had PMR 15 to 20 years ago aged 45/50. I was on pred for a long time ...

Pred.Inrease

Hi Lion King update. Just a follow up to my previous post, had a lousy day Monda...

pmr

has anyone with pmr have bowel problems

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Advice on temporary increasing pred. dose please. I have reduced from 15 mg to 2...

Hi Everyone

I wonder if anyone could help me. My GP is going to give me a private referral...

Gentle exercise is important, work at your own pace.

Don't put weight on your hands when raising from chairs, keep hands flat . The e...

Pred.increase

After 18 months I had reduced down to 7.5mgs. I had a hip replacement 29/12/14, ...

Hi has anyone any experience of having had the shingles vaccine? My GP wants me to get the live vaccine along with this winter flu jag.

He predicts regular flare ups of my PMR. I have had shingles a couple of times...

Blood tests

Does anyone know much about the blood tests we have when we have PMR? dr says he...

Flying to USA newly diagnosed with GCA/PMR

I have in the last week been diagnosed with GCA following months of terrible hea...

Very weak after losing a lot of blood

Following heart surgery five months ago (two more stents fitted to coronary arte...

Tray again!

Hi......Can you buy pill cutters from chemists? Thanks

Stiffness returned a little

Following my post on Wednesday night where my doctor had reduced my dose from 20...

Newly diagnosed

Hi all, I was just diagnosed with PMR, I'd had pain and stiffness in my shoulder...

Pred reduction

Hi, i've been on 15mg for PMR for 5 weeks now and symptoms are quite mild at the...