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PMR - Influenza Vaccine

Hi I’ve just read this article and wondered if anyone had developed PMR shortly ...

PMR question

Has anyone had their dr/rheumie suggested the pain is most likely residual ? I w...

50 year old Female - Newbie

Good morning, newbie here :-) Awaiting confirmation of diagnosis for PMR. I wa...
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Tapering Prednisolone

Morning all, I have just had a video consultation with my Rheumy. Thankfully all...

Reducing advice

At the end of January I started on 9.5mg of Pred and after four weeks dropped do...

On Pred now

Hi all ...finally I have a confirmed diagnosis of PMR....saw my specialist last ...

A New Member to the GCA Club!

I have had about eighteen months of being prednisolone free, feeling really well...

Felt better after blood taken

Hi all, had blood taken this morning and have felt great since full of energy , ...

Wound healing

I've had a cut on a finger for a couple of weeks now, it's still red, oozing, ...

Update to ? Tocilizumab

I recently wrote for advice prior to starting on Tocilizumab as I was little ner...

IBS and steroids

Anyone got bloating and worsening of IBS since taking pred?

Blood test results Disappointing

So I had the results of my blood test my CRP is now 22 so just reduced by 3. The...

CBD oil

Has anyone used this with success for pain ? It’s v expensive as a “ food supple...

Hooray!

It was announced yesterday that adults living with anyone severely immune suppre...

Prednisone Tapering

I am trying to taper from 2.5 mg Prednisolone and as advised cut 2.5mg in half a...

Missing a dose of prednisone

I will have to miss a dose of 7.5mg mg because of a procedure that doesn't p.erm...

How days go from good to bad

Hi all, I know I've said this before but went back to 12mg about wk ago and afte...

Households of adults with weak immune systems to be vaccinated

Good news https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-56566892

New girl on the block

I'm newly diagnosed with pmr and am still trying to get my head around it, where...

Update Alendronic Acid

Hi to everyone on this beautiful sunny day here in UK. Following on from my post...

PMR or not PMR?

Hello everyone. I was diagnosed with PMR last summer without being seen due to C...

Aloe vera

Has anyone tried taking aloe vera liquid to help reduce Pred dose and if so what...

When to taper

So happy, have tried splitting the dose as suggested. I take 10mg at 2/3am and t...

Flare or not!?

Hi, everyone. Fingers crossed were moving towards a safer world! I'm puzzled abo...

Blood test

My work wont let me back till i have had a Blood test including blood count. I'v...

Tapered too fast?

Hope you are all well. In pain since Friday. I started off on 40 mg in August ...

Anyone able to tell me about an MRA Scan please?

Im booked in for an MRA Scan in a couple of weeks time arranged by Rheumatology ...

Have I reduced too soon?

I have been on 15mg Pred for three weeks following PMmR diagnosis. GP has reduce...

Polymyalgia flaring up

My polymyalgia condition affects my shoulders, very stiff and achy, stopping sle...

Question re LVV

Just preparing myself for a consultant phone appt as I have to be ready due to t...