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doctor1 MD

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

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I seem to have gotten P M R after suegery the Doc told me that the only that would was Prednisone 10 mg per day

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Suggested pain remedies for polymyalgia rheumatic

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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 not take any other...

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

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to take a Statin for protection. Has there been evidence of a link between the Polymyalgia Rheumatica ...I am being tested for Polymyalgia Rheumatica. The symptoms began shortly after starting Pravastatin ...

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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 ...

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I have been diagnosed with PRM and am being treated on reducing doses of Predisolene and feel better except for lightheadiness in the mornings. It improves as the day goes on. My question is. is Coversyl for high blood pressure save to take with...

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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 good. Is there anything I...

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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 with another huge black...

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I am an 89 year old male diagnosed with Polymyalgia Rheumatica....I am experiencing severe muscle pain, depression and lack of sleep. I am currently taking 7 1/2 grams of Predisone, Plavix, Mag. one ...

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My mother is 80 y/o and has been diagnosed with polymylasia. She is currently taking 50mg of predisone. She called me and said she took her blood pressure and it read 178/80. She lives alone, should she go to the ER or wait and retake her bp. Her...

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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 ...

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Hi. I m a 65 year old female. I have polymyalgia rheumatic. I suffered for three months before I saw a doctor. I thought it was arthuris and there wasn t any thing I could do. I take 30 mg per day. It s been increased to 40 mg and lower to 20 mg...

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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 ...

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doctor1 MD

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

doctor1 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 and temporal arteritis could also present as such. You need a careful holistic initial overview and I suggest you consult an internist.

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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 injection can give you a faster effect. thanks