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PMRGCAuk
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All posts for April 2015

Whatever next!

Admitted to hospital today with lung infection on left side and pulmonary emboli...

Keep up with Kate!

Kate Gilbert, chair of PMRGCAuk, has been spending the past 4 days walking acros...

Aaaargh

So fed up with this illness! Not sure what to do now? I have been trying to redu...
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PMR and Phlebitis

Has anyone else been treated for phlebitis who also has PMR? I had the diagnosi...

Pred reduction and Alendronic Acid

I have had a Dexa scan and the results indicate that I am osteopenic so the doc...

My GP told me, she will not send me for a Biopsy on my TA

29th April 2015 This morning, I went to GP to ask for Biopsy, as the rheumatolo...

Need advice

I'm taking 6 mg.. 4 mg in morning and 2 mg in evening. I wake up extremely weak...

Homeopathy and vitamins

Hi guys. Are there any vitamins etc that should be avoided on prednisolone and ...

hair loss

Sorry, I am taking 12,000 not 1200 mg. of biotin for the hair. Thanks for any i...

Hair loss

Can anyone recommend something to help with loss of hair from the large doses of...

When to reduce?

Hi, i've seen the suggested Pred reduction proposals on the forum and I'm wonder...

Help please

Hi, was dx mid Dec 2014 started on 15mg, then 12.5, 10mg, and 8mg by 28 Jan. Wa...

Holiday

Hi folks I am now on 12.5mg Pred and about to go on holiday to Majorca for two w...

Medical Aware Bracelet

Hi. I know everyone will have a blue steroid card but has anyone got a Medical A...

CRP

Sorry there was a typo error in my last post. I live in the U.S. I meant to ask ...

CRP

Hi again, yesterday I received my results from my monthly blood test. I was diag...

Scalp tenderness and GCA

The most significant early warning I had of the acute temple pain was a few days...

Age/life stage advice pls

Diagnosed this week, I'm 51. On 15 mg Pred, no pain so will follow tapering adv...

How to reduce pred.

I have been taking 15mg pred for the last 6 weeks. The first four were difficul...

THYROID AND PMR

Hi, l had Thyroid problems about 25 years ago and was treated with radioactive i...

Flushed face

Hi all, Tapering down from pred now on 6 mg . Feeling pretty good and back exer...

High ESR

I had a cold earlier this year and my blood inflammation counts shot up ESR 52 a...

Fatigue and Tiredness

I'm four months down the line now with PMR, and though I have felt fatigue and t...

Taking Pred for recently diagnosed PMR

Am taking 15mg pred daily for recently diagnosed PMR. Thought I was doing ok af...

hay fever

I seem to be suffering hay fever not that I have seen a doctor about it because ...

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate?

Grateful to know if others have had the flu vaccination to get them through the ...

Pred reduction

Hi, i'm currently on my 4th week on 9mg Pred (previously 5 weeks on 15mg, three ...

Acupuncture: What do people think of it?

After a rather excruciating bursitis flare & a cortisone shot I made an appointm...

Aching stomach

Even though I take Omeprazole 20 mgs twice a day I am getting a lot of gastric p...

To see or not to see that is the question.

Had worrying temple pains yesterday, this was followed by a two day flair up of ...