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PMRGCAuk
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Hi guys. Has anyone had swallowing problems with their PMR before treatment star...

Weight...

I've been of 15mg of predisolone for 3 weeks after PMR diagnosis. My stomach is ...

~Any unexplained lung discomfort with PMR?

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I need expert's advice

Iam 32 n 5.7\" iam very thin n my body weight is jus 55 kilograms I need to gain...

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Should GCA sufferers take the shingles vaccine?

http://consumer.healthday.com/senior-citizen-information-31/misc-aging-news-10/s...

feeling of woolly head and wobbly legs after taking 40mg steriods

Is it usual to feel so odd after taking my morning medications. Some days are w...

Thank you

Thank you all for your helpful replies. 30028 and Beringer, nice to know you are...

Hi All

I'm new to all this, I was diagnosed with PMR in April 2015, It was caused by an...

Rectal bleed

I know that Prednisolone has many and varied side effects, but last night I had ...

Prednisone dose error

Meant to say that I am now on 17 mg. done slowly from 20 mg.

Drug named Tocilizumab or also Actemra

Has anyone had any experience with these drugs.? I have written several times be...

Urgent advice please

Been into hospital since my last post and been examined by three different Docto...

Turmeric & Blood Thinners

I posted this on the patient.co.uk forum also, but I thought I would share it he...

Find a Doctor that works you & PMR!

Having been on 15mg pred for 6 wks since March 2015 was reduced to 12.5 mg and ...

Long flight help !

Heading off to Bulgaria on Monday , flight about 4 hrs long . Suffering with chr...

Given up

Hi everyone, all you kind people that have supported me. Been away from the comp...

GCA and sense of smell

Since dropping to 10 mg this week I have had a strange phantom smell like someth...

GCA and deafness

Hi guys. How's things? Can you help? I keep getting a stiff throbbing jaw (left...

Help with tapering pred

Newly Diagnosed with PMR March 2015 and put on 15mg of Pred along with Vit C & ...

Odd Cramping in little finger with PMR

Hi anyone else get odd pains/symptoms with their PMR. Over the last few days I ...

Hereditary

Hi folks Would anyone know if PMR or GCA is hereditary. I have GCA and my daugh...

Best steroid side effect ever

I got stung by a bee yesterday and guess what? No red lump. I'm on 8mgs Pred an...

Does anyone know of a private doctor please?

Does anyone know of a doctor that could help with thyroid issues, but mainly ad...

Temporal Arteritis

Hi, Very new to all this and totally befuddled by it all. Four weeks ago I was s...

Learning by trial & error

I am so pleased I joined this forum after reading about it in Kate Gilbert’s boo...

Would you raise your steroids?

I have been decreasing my steroids and as usual got to 14mg and have flared up...

Pred for pmr and gca

I have now been diagnosed with both pmr and gca. Consultant has put me on 40mg p...

Reducing steroids

I was diagnosed with PMR a few weeks ago. Was started at 15 mg pred and all the ...

Still confused only less so!

Hi A later blood test shows remarkable similarity to the last one ESR/CRP same ...