Polymyalgia rheumatica

What is Polymyalgia rheumatica?

Polymyalgia rheumatica is a common cause of aching and stiffening in adults.

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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...

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welcome to hcm,
ESR is raised in inflamation. It is monitored in polymyalgia rheumatica to know the progression of the disease. ESR of over 100...

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I have Rheumatoid Arthritis (since I was 28, am now 59) and I was diagnosed with Polymyalgia Rheumatica last year (Oct, 2012) and have been on...

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Dear patient,

Headaches in a patient with polymyalgia rheumatica are worrisome, as they may signal compromise of the arteries of the head in a...

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I am being tested for Polymyalgia Rheumatica. The symptoms began shortly after starting Pravastatin. I also have diabetes and kidney disease. I...

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Hello,
Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum.
PRAVASTATIN is a lipid lowering agent and its side effects beside others are MYALGIA ( if many muscles...

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