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Causes of polymyalgia rheumatica pmr

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Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

We think my husband has polymyalgia rheumatica . Waiting to see rheumatologist in 2 weeks time ..., is this also a known symptom of pmr? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Naval Mendiratta MD

How many Americans are diagnosed, on average, with PMR per year? Is it considered a common disorder for older Americans? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naval Mendiratta ( Rheumatologist)
Dr.  Binu Parameswaran Pillai MD

I was diagnosed with PMR Early December 2014 and was on 20 mg predisone for 1 month- then 10 mg for two weeks now take 5mg every other day, How soon can I completely come off Prednisone assuming ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Binu Parameswaran Pillai ( Endocrinologist)
Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

Thanks. We think my husbabd has polymyalgia rheumatica , we are waiting to see a rheumatologist ... cannot close his fists since the last few days. Is this also known to be a symptom of pmr ? YYYY@YYYY... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

+. I have been diagnosed with PMR. I have extreme difficulty standing up. I have to push/pull myself up ... enough air through my nasal passages causing me to breath through my mouth and snore causing... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)

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Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu MD

, but sometimes , overwhelming. I was dx d with PMR in 2001, after a flare . I do frequently have some nomal age related joint aches and pains. Could this weakness / fatigue be related to the PMR ? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.   Sudhir Kumar MD

. Stiffness all day and night is a problem. Maybe the PMR has returned? I’ve had 2 shots in my back for the SS. So 2 things I know of could be hurting me. Could my meds be causing any of this pain and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir Kumar ( Neurologist)
Dr. Amarnath MD

my mother is 78 years old and has been diagnosed with polymyalgia rheumatica with a sed rate of over 100 and keeps rising even while on 5 mg a day of prednisone.. she has 5 root canals that are over ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Amarnath ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Xiaomin Pan MD

Hi I have recently been diagnosed with polymyalgia Rheumatica. Have had the disease for about 26 years but it has become so bad by June I was almost crippled. Prescribed prednisone but side effects ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Xiaomin Pan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Narender Saini MD

I have recently been on prednisone for polymyalgia rheumetica. An effect has been that my arms have the appearance of a soli black bruise. This is not caused by bumping into anything, sometimes I wake up ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Narender Saini ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Nishad BN MD

Hi Musle pain can be caused by so many conditions like Polymyalgia rheumatica Polymyositis.dermatomyositis. Even low vitamin D can cause.take vitamin D 60000U weekly.Vitamin D in the form of...

Dr.  Krunal Modi MD

Hello, Welcome to HCM. Moderately elevated ESR occurs with inflammation but also with anemia, infection, pregnancy, and with aging. A very high ESR usually has an obvious cause, such as a severe infection, marked by...

Dr.   S. Samanta MD

hi! polymyalgia rheumatica is a rheumatic/orthopedic/nerve problem; it is generally treated symptomatically and sometimes may resolve itself; hope this guides you!