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All posts for July 2017

Problems with tapering Pred

First of all I'd like to thank you all for all your advice. I could not have gon...

New study...No Special Risks Seen with Long-Term Steroids in Polymyalgia Rheumatica............One exception: cataracts

https://www.medpagetoday.com/rheumatology/generalrheumatology/66912 interesting ...

leflunomide or mycophenolate

Hi All, So a very long story short, after a disappointing Rheumy visit who after...
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Frantic - hair loss continues

Hi All: I am down to 5 mg pred for last two weeks...my hair is still falling out...

Anyone from Arizona?

Hi - Is there anyone by any chance who knows of an experienced rheumatologist in...

In search of diagnosis and help...PMR or RA

Hi folks, What started out as shoulder pain in mid June (figured it was bursitis...

Economic impact of vasculitis

https://healthunlocked.com/vasculitis-uk/posts/135958669/economic-impact-of-vasc...

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Not sad at all I'm in COPD group but I don't like anyone to suffer keep writing ...

PMR Lessons

Years ago I had mono in college, later Epstein Barre virus, last year Bell's Pal...

ADVICE NEEDED PLEASE

At the end of last year I had to increase my pred up to 8mg because of sensitive...

Lefluonomide added

male81 on Pred for 4years,down to 10mg DSNS method. Consultant requires me to go...

Adrenal Glands

I have been on Pred for a year now. Can someone please advise me what happens wh...

How do I switch dosage Time for two weeks.

I know this is not a major issue but am not sure how to switch from my Rayos at ...

Chills,Fever and SWEATING

Hi, I am new here. I am from the U.S. and thank you for the helpful information ...

Quick reduction - bad withdrawal -increased markers

All the above insisted by rheumatologist because of steroid myopathy. So I mov...

Mouth Ulcers

Hi Everyone, I have been suffering for several weeks from mouth ulcers especial...

Dianet

Hi I have been diagnosed with early palindromic polymyalgic rheumatoid arthritis...

I really have had enough.....

I was diagnosed with PMR in April of this year and prescribed 15 mg Pred. Tried ...

How to cope with negative thoughts

This is a very long article about how to manage stressful thoughts. Many here wr...

Antibiotics or not?

Hi Just a query really. Went on family holiday and one of the son in laws had a...

Glioblastoma diagnosed: tapered, stopped Medrol

Hi, i was on Medrol for 3 months, diagnosed with glioblastoma. After radiation o...

Still have PMR...now RA added on (maybe) ...wanting to know why long term, low dose prednisone as monotherapy is an issue.

So I'm at 10 mg now. Going to see my 5th rheumatologist in 1.5 years. Going to...

Under chin swelling .

I'm showing a lot of prednisone face today and the swelling under my chin is the...

Why so tired?

Thanks to all of you! I've learned so much since I signed up a couple of months ...

Again 😞

Hi all you lovely people, a week tomorrow been on 10mg ( upped by 2.5mg ) My GCA...

Pmr and arthritis

I have had pmr for 4 years. Currently using 6 mg prednisone. Recently, an MRI...

New to community and living with GCA and off prednisone for 10 months but Prednisone withdrawal is real so take it slow.

Good day to all and thank you for having this community. I am 56 yr old Pharmaci...

Arthritis and pmr

After 4 years with pmr, a recent MRI showed severe arthritis in spine. Ok,...no...

down to 10 mg pred shoulder stiffness and pain return

i have been down to 10 mg pred now for about 6 weeks now, didn,t notice in begin...

Do I need to treat PMR?

Hi I'm a newbee looking for knowledge. My GP thinks I have PMR and is asking me...