I have been given a "soft" diagnosis of both SLE Lupus and RA, but my Rheumatologist is not sure, as my ANA and related numbers are low. However, when I was put on Prednisone, my energy absolutely spiked and my joint pain was greatly relieved. So I'm wondering if that confirms the diagnosis; or if that is typical of everyone that takes Prednisone regardless of diagnosis.
- Prednisone Information for Consumers
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- Side Effects of Prednisone (detailed)
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and if so have you had any side affects? i worry about thi skin. what are the signs?
1 answer • 19 May 2010
the doctor really did'nt say much about this druy only if i take it for a long term thats 5 years it may affect my vision is this drug any good ...
4 answers • 25 May 2011
Inflammatory Conditions - I need more info on zostavax vaccine as my rheumatologist said it was okay
... and I take 10 mg daily of prednisone for RA and lupus. I am getting ready to have the vaccine
2 answers • 8 Apr 2013
I have RA and lupus.. So the dr's say pain is inevitable my joints swell I am constantly getting kidney infection. I do not want to go through ...
2 answers • 26 May 2013
... off I crash, I hate taking them but that's all they ever put me on. I've had 4 neck surgeries and they won't heal , they keep ...
4 answers • 25 Jul 2013