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Mosquitoes

I y in Tobago and doing ok, but I am plagued by mosquitoes. This is my third hol...

Diagnosis (after a fashion)

Well, there we are then. Rheumatologist has decided that I have probable gca. Pr...

Impetigo

Hi everyone, I am still on Pred for PMR and should be meeting someone tomorrow w...
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First post

Hello, this is my first post. I was diagnosed with PMR on 10 June this year and...

Dry eyes

Hi I believe dry eyes are to do with PMR. Can anyone recommend eye drops for thi...

PMRGCA daily emails have suddenly stopped.

I have not received my daily community emails for 2 days now. I would be gratefu...

So had PET scan still pain in every joint

Had my PET scan and the results were clear, I my specialist who did a series of ...

First split dose last night. No pain ,no stiffness, NO SLEEP! ☹️

Took my dose of 5mg Pred at 10:30 last night after eating a pot of yoghurt. Lay...

When to taper down?

Help again please. Does anyone have a clever system to know when it is OK to red...

Update from BFP

Hi all. Having spent 3.5 weeks on huge steroids for flares in hospital, I have n...

Dental with osteo on pred

I will call rheumy about this tomorrow. This weeks gastroenterology appt was abo...

My finger nails are growing strong again!

Four plus years into this adventure and I have a good sign of some return to nor...

Aching Arms

When I was diagnosed in Aug. 2018 my ESR reading was 25 and my CRP 53. My readin...

Upcoming appointment

Hi all . So tomorrow I have an appointment with a rheumatologist. It's been 8 we...

Update on Melatonin for sleep

A few weeks ago, I posted regarding Melatonin as a sleep aid, promising to retur...

Snap, crackle, pop

Every since my muscles and joints began loosening up after taking prednisone, my...

Vitamin k2

We are frequently told by the media now that taking vitamins can interfere with ...

Knee Pain Only

Hello, I was tapering from a high dose of prednisone (suspected GCA) for 22 mon...

Advice please.

I've just completed my first full week on 7mg after a very slow reduction. For t...

On Pred and going onto Methotrexate - help needed

HI, I am on 15 mg Prednisolone and my Rhuemy finally agreed to diagnose me with ...

The magic came last night 80% — Hurrah! However didn’t last til morning.

So relieved to say that I had a much much better night last — my third night on ...

Methotrexate tablets or Injections

I have changed from Methotrexate tablets to injections. What a difference...no m...

Mixed up

Thanks for replies I had breast cancer in 2008 but not being treated for that or...

Jan

I started at 15 mg. Its a relapse aft 9 years started 3 months ago.Tried to go f...

ADRENAL GLANDS WORKING ?

Could you please help with the name of the test needed roascertain whether adre...

Someone asked about Low Dose Naltrexone.

I thought I would post this on main site so that people can read. I have an unu...

Late taker

This morning, I woke at 7am after sleeping through my intended 5 mg dosage, whic...

dexa scan and AA

Well this morning i made the visit to see my Dr regarding the Dexa scan. After ...

Duration of PMR

In reply to another post, PMRpro has written \"PMR only goes away in under 2 yea...

First dose of methotrexate

Hi everyone , I'm feeling a bit nervous ...... I took my first dose of methotrex...