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PMRGCAuk

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Who is taking AA

Would like to here your coments about taking AA.

Tocilizumab registry and Biobank

Dear all, Not sure if this has already been highlighted- the fact that I had to ...

GCA/RA and Apixaben

Hi..new here but just off the phone with rheumy.Within a week my symptoms have b...
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PMR RESULTS HELP!

Just received my PMR results. CRP .3 ESR 16. Appear both midrange. Why am I ...

About fasting

Hi again I have been going back on some old post and looked at YouTube about Dr ...

Having a good Day! But will it continue?

I feel so much better today even though I am still on 30mg of Prednisolone since...

Pain relievers for osteoarthritis

Hello all, What do you use to relieve osteoarthritis pain. I’m having a l...

finished prednisolone 2 weeks back, still aching

Wish I'd found this forum earlier, thank you to all for helpful advice and comme...

Pain in legs

Can I have yet more advice please? I’m tapering down to 6mg on your DSNS plan- I...

any side effects with taking steroids?

I believe my GP has finally diagnosed PMR. Im concerned that there will be side ...

Burning Feet & Legs/still flare problems

The last 3 nights I have had very disturbed sleep due to a burning feeling and h...

Recovery from injury

Does Pred affect recovery from injury. About 5 months ago I picked up a mild Ach...

GCA splitting pred dose

I’ve been on 50mg of pred for 9 days now, 45mg before that for a couple of weeks...

PMG and virus

Hi I have PMG and am doing really well, have lowered prednisone to 9mg due to go...

Enteric 1mg pred

Does anyone in the UK get coated 1mg tablets? I know they are more expensive. ...

Covid vaccine oxford

Hi all hope yr all well? I had my1st dose of oxford covid vaccine at 10.30 this ...

Why such a deterioration in my symptoms?

I posted on my second and last visit visit to rheumi about how very well I felt....

Does anyone have a successful experience using hydroxychloroquine to lower prednisone and control PMR?

Thank you very much for the HealthUnlocked network helping PMR and GCA patients...

reducing prednisone very slowly

There is a schedule for reducing prednisone dosage very slowly, for those of us ...

Interesting & informative conversation with rheumatology specialist nurse

I've just been prescribed hydroxychloroquine after my rheumatologist had a meeti...

As Etta James so eloquently put it....."AT LAST"

Yaaay! 😃😃 Just wanted to say I've finally got my first covid vaccination on Sa...

Slow tapering Prednisolone below 10mg

Hello everyone, I was diagnosed with PMR and GCA in September 2019 and have been...

Nsaids and a fracture

I have been reading that nsaids are really bad when recovering from a fracture. ...

Aspartate aminotransferase in Serum or Plasma (SGOT, AST)

I had the results of various blood tests yesterday and my rheumatologist was ver...

Prolapse and bowel incontinence

Can bowel incontinence be caused by a prolapse of some sort. My doctor has just ...

Vaccine response...

I had my second Pfizer vaccine on FEB 18. (74 years old on 4.5 mg after 3.5 year...

Webinar with Prof Dasgupta on immune response to Covid-19

We are very pleased to announce another webinar for our members, this one on the...
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Came across this .. Vitamin D (Colecalciferol) ..Thoughts?

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/04/090408164415.htm The article uses ...

Yet another vaccine question

Does anyone know if the first and second dose of the Oxford astrazeneca vaccine ...

Do all signs of GCA go away after years of pred?

I was wondering if one had GCA and then was treated with pred for say 5 years ...