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PMRGCAuk

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Follow up to son who wants to meet with an aquaintance

Thank you so much for all of you who gave me so support on this. Before I ta...

SYNACTHEN TEST

I asked my GP for a synacthen test he said that this test can only be authorise...

Hi Cholesterol

Hello everyone, I’ve just had some blood tests after a bout of Gallstones and i...
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Shielding question

When Lockdown started in March I didn’t come into any particular category being ...

Alendronic Acid and Adcal

Can we stop these at 5 mg if pred?

Adrenal Function

Should I ask gp for adrenal function test at lower dose of pred? If so what dose...

Fatigue

Hi All Having been on 15mg for the last few weeks I am due to do my first taper ...

The difference 0.5mg makes!

I’m well on my way to 7.5mg, then had to have anti-biotics. Pred and the anti-bi...

Dose reduction, pred. Suggested by GP

Hi all. Still new to all this, but trying to be very pro active with it. Diagn...

Pmr tabs

Hi,have been following post for a while,have lived in Greece the last 16 years,j...

Should I contact rheumatologist?

Can't get my head round this. 15mg for 2 weeks, 12.5 for 4 weeks and, to date, 2...

Not the news I wanted

Well - that’s a bit of a bummer - following my recent set of blood tests, I rece...

Blue Steroid Card

Morning all, in UK anyway, just a quick question, I have seen in a number of pla...

Popeye Bicep

Well I’ve gone and torn it now, quite literally😩 I have managed to tear the ten...

Injury then a flare.

I got down to 5mg prednisone then got a knee injury. Approximately 1 week after ...

DEXA Scan results

I just had my third DEXA Scan results and I am delighted, after 4 years of Predn...

I am a new PMR victim searching for answers.

I was so happy to find a current blog about PMR. I am in the US and there doesn'...

Waiting for a diagnosis

Can I ask, has anyone else had trouble getting a diagnosis? I started suffering...

PMR and now GCA !

I have just been fast tracked and have a diagnosis of GCA. Not what I wanted to ...

Son who I live with wants a new acquaintance to visit.

Has anyone had difficulty with a roommate or live in family member who wants...

To wash with soap? Or not ...

I thought I'd throw this into the mix for consideration and comment:...
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Still depressed about pain and upping prednisone

I wrote earlier about being in pain and trying to sort out the cause. I was...

Is this a flare?

Had PMR for 4 years and been up and down with pred , responding to return of sym...

Where have all the rheumies gone ?

I thought it was only in Scotland, but your experience is the same as mine. How...

Starting Actemra this week

I have both PMR and GCA . I was Wondering Actemra can also help the PMR. I am cu...

Half mg Pred

I have managed to get to 5 mg from 15 a year ago. Thank you Dorset Lady- your me...

Anyone with pmr on prednisone get shortness of breath?

Pmr and shortness of breath

Rheumatologists

Anyone have a similar experience? When I first experienced symptoms of PMR I wen...

Flare symptoms

Can flare symptoms be different to the original pain? I have been tapering from ...

Update

Have succumbed to steroids got to speak to dr again this week to see if working ...