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Acceptable pain/tapering

I appreciate all your timely replies but haven’t yet been able to get to them. A...

Respiratory infection triggering symptoms

After almost a year free of symptoms I contracted a respiratory tract infection ...

Acceptable Pain/ Tapering

Hi. I’ve tapered from 20mg to 13, 1mg at a time (supervised by a rheumatologist ...
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Time of Reducing

I have two issues. I read how many individuals have been diagnosed after me and ...

Prednisone reduction and voice problems?

Has anyone had any issues with their voice when reducing prednisone. Every time ...

Spring Fling...uh...Flare!

Diagnosed with PMR Sept 2013. Started on 20 mg pred, and tapered down below 10...

Diabetes

Got a call from my GP to say l am on the verge of diabetes. I am on 35mgs of pr...

Seeing yellow.

I was just thinking about the various assortment of strange symptoms that I had ...

OMEPRAZOLE HAIR LOSS

Yes, I am losing hair while taking OMEPRAZOLE. Started falling two weeks after ...

Double vision update

Back from my lovely opticians. No problem found with my eyes thank goodness very...

Baker’s Cyst ?

Diagnosed PMR May 2018, currently on 6.5 Pred Woke up today with painful lump be...

Very Important information for GCA sufferers

Hello there, I’ve not posted for a few months,- sorry, but I think this is im...

Self help for groin pain

I just finished year three of PMR and am currently reducing 7.5/7. For a month I...

Who was that person last year?

Warning this is a long one and might even help you sleep. Haven’t posted for a...

Prolia

Bone density showed severe osteoporosis. Beenon steroids since December 2017. Wo...

PMR and flu injection

Hallo All, thank you for all the informative posts. I was diagnosed with PMR in ...

Double vision

I had an episode of double vision last evening. It lasted about 30 seconds or so...

Been wondering about this for quite a while

So - PMR usually has a lifespan of between 2 - 6 years and more, so why do they...

One mess after another

After a flare of PMR after 3 months off pred; I was back on 20mg and feeling fin...

Cardiff meeting

The next meeting is on Friday 5th April at 11.30 in the Central Library.

GCA symptoms?

I was diagnosed with PMR but not GCA back in January. I saw the opthamologist a ...

Pain reduced by Preds?

HI All, I was diagnosed 2015 PMR/GCA - responded to preds nicely. Rheumy and GP ...

Night agony.

My nights get worse. Stiffness and pain. Every where. Supposed to be osteoar...

PMRGCAuk London Support Group meeting Monday 15 April

PMRGCAuk London Support Group meeting When: Monday 15 April 2019, 13:00 – 16:00...

Good scan result

I’d been having what I thought might be symptoms of GCA for the last few months....

Help please

Hi guys, this is my first post although I have been observing from afar for at l...

Recent MRI/MRA

I was wondering if my MRI/MRA of the head with contrast which I just had for pul...

Tomatoes and Peppers

I am trying to get some actual facts as to whether tomatoes and peppers are bad ...

Sunshine On The PMR/GCA Journey. There If We Look!

Different for us all with our life experiences & lucky me to have survived this ...

Gca steroids

Update on last post, l got a call from rheumatologist this afternoon and l have...