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Polymyalgia rheumatica pregnancy

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Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma MD

What are my symptoms and treatment for poly myalgia rheumatica? I am diabetic and concerned about my A-1 View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
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 symptons do not recur. I do... 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 in 2 weeks time. His symptoms are severe and I am worried that his body is getting damaged as treatment ... View answer

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

Suggested pain remedies for polymyalgia rheumatic View answer

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Dr.  Ralf Von Seckendorff MD

Dr Ralf Von Seckendorff. they have diagnosed me with some thng called Rheumetrcia View answer

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Dr. ARUNESH UPADHYAY MD

Hi. I was diagnosed with POLY MYALGIA RHEUMATICA. My Dr. started me on 100mg of Prednisone, decreasing by 5mg, each week, until to pain returns. I got down to 75mg and the pain was, back. I increased to 80 and so far, so... View answer

Answered by : Dr. ARUNESH UPADHYAY ( 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. 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. Narender Saini MD

I have polymyalgia rheumatica. This week I have been running a fever of between 100 and 102. Last night I started breaking out in large whelps that itches like crazy. I was told to take Benadryl which I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Narender Saini ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
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 in the morning... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Narender Saini ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

Mobile Questions and Answers

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!

Dr.   Luchuo Engelbert Bain MD

Hi and thanks for the query, You need to consult a neurologist I suppose. generalized body aches could imply a rheumatologic disease of an infection. systemic diseases or vasculitis, polymyalgia rheumatica...