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Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

We think my husband has polymyalgia rheumatica . Waiting to see rheumatologist in 2 weeks time. Onset was very sudden and very severe pain and stiffening. He cannot close his fists since about 4 days ... View answer

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

I am a 61 year old female diagnosed with polymyalgia rheumatica about 6 months ago. I'm on prednisone , 20mg, once daily. While I am still having pain and extreme fatigue , my concern is the swelling ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  Rishu Saxena MD

4 years ago I* was diagnosed with Polymyalgia Rheumatica and was on a steroid regiment for one year. That is when my blood pressure started to go up and down. I have not had a reacurrance of it . My blood ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rishu Saxena ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Naval Mendiratta MD

Thanks! Male, age 75. Diagnosed 2 years ago with polymyalgia rheumatica . Initial treatment good - prednisone in decreasing doses. Recently symptoms increasing again, plus additional headaches (pre- migraine ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naval Mendiratta ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

i have pain behind the right knee walking is difficult, but it is not painful sitting, the leg is a bit swollen; I have suffered from polymyalgia rheumatica but the shoulders are not painful now ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)

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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)
Dr.  Akhtarhusain MD

I think I may have polymyalgia rheumatica. All the morning symptoms, I exercise immediately upon .... This has been like this for months thought it was caused by cholesterol med. So I stopped taking... View answer

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Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal MD

several blood tests and told my husband that he had polymyalgia rheumatica. I believe that the Effexor has caused the polymyalgia rheumatica. Are there any cases like this that have been... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal ( General & Family Physician)

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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!