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Life time steroids for behcet's disease - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I have behchet's disese
User :   I am on steroids and Asoran for the last 2 years
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please provide these details Age: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   The problem is whenever we reduce the methyl prednisole dosage i get all my symptoms back
User :   age 46,house wife,married,2 daugters
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   That happens as this is a long term disease.
User :   Weight is 62 and Height is of 5 feet
Doctor :   What you can do is adopt some modifications like'
User :   We have to use steroid life long?
Doctor :   Yes and with that\
Doctor :   Taking good care of yourself may help you better cope with the ups and downs of Behcet's disease.
Doctor :   Rest during flares.
Doctor :   When signs and symptoms such as mouth sores and joint pain appear, take time for yourself.
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