Giant cell arteritis

Questions and answers on "Giant cell arteritis"

I have most of the symptoms for Giant Cell Arteritis , Temporal Arteritis. At a follow up from cataract surgery with my Ophthalmologist he was very...

doctor1 MD

Hi Pam!
Welcome to HCM!
Your ESR & CRP are within range while in Giant Cell Arteritis , Temporal Arteritis they are usually elevated.As it's...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

IF SOMEONE HAS POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA AND HAD GIANT CELL ARTERITIS...WAS TAKING STEROIDS BUT STOPPED IT BECAUSE OF NO SYMPTOMS...SUDDENLY DEVELOPS...

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Steroids when started for chronic use, should not be stopped abruptly since it can lead to relapse. People who start at higher doses or taper...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

In 2002, I had a mechanical heart valve put in to replace my aorta which had an aneurisym in it (caused by Tachasus and giant cell arteritis. I am...

doctor1 MD

Hello, Thanks for posting your query on Healthcare Magic...
* Brief Answer: as long as you take your blood thinners and your INR level is within...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on Giant cell arteritis


Ask Question
Doctor Image
MD

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Drugs/Medications
Related Treatment/Therapy