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Getting off Dexamethasone, Or as I like to call it, (Deathamethasone)?

Posted 24 May 2013 by ratfink11 3 answers

... I was prescribed this drug from my quack... supposed Migraine Specialist, Thankfully he has since retired but I wonder at what cost to all his past patients? Regardless I did find out that I have severe food allergies that trigger Migraines along with some physical neck problems. The prescribed ...

Cushing's Syndrome - On August 4th 2016 I had my left adrenal gland and adrenal tumor removed. I am?

Posted 11 Oct 2016 by bigman56 0 answers

... constantly tired and sleep about 13 to 15 hours per day, I'm 59 years old and have read hat recovery from cushings only has a 38% average. I had 4 lower back surgeries as a result of bone degeneration. I have lost enormous muscle mass in both legs, arms and hips. Major foot reconstructive ...

Cushing's Syndrome - I have been told by my clinic doctor that I have all the symptoms of Cushings,?

Posted 19 Aug 2015 by overwhelmed15 1 answer

... the weight and numerous other symptoms hit my hard and fast about a year ago. I didn't know what was happening until last month. I have not been tested or formally diagnosed but i am extremely scared and very anxious, can anyone tell me what I should expect. Thanks

MIFEPRISTONE as anti diabetic drug???

Posted 15 Jun 2014 by robin singh 1 answer

what is the side effect if MIFEPRISTONE is administered in dietary induced type 2 diabetes patients without Cushing's syndrome ???

Pasireotide - the cost of this drug is prohibitive! any suggestions?

Posted 25 Oct 2013 by floridagirl40 2 answers

my doctor suggested I may be given this drug after my surgery for pituitary tumor. He said it was expensive, but I wasn't prepared for $15,000 monthly!! can it be purchased elsewhere?

Cushing's Syndrome - what blood test can be performed to confirm cushings diesease?

Posted 8 May 2013 by cac1948 1 answer

symptoms - hugh belly, rls, pain in back, pain in right should, hump in back of neck, confusion, memory loss, no concentration, neuropathy. diagnosed with diabetes in1991, thyroid in1991, high blood pressure in 1991. In 1990 had a work related accident (getting mail and slipped on icey surface ...

I think I have cushings syndrome, how do I get my doctor to take me seriously?

Posted 15 Jul 2012 by amo15 3 answers

I seem to have all the symptoms of cushing's syndrome although I thought I had polycystic ovaries because the symptoms are similar. i plucked up the courage to go to the doctor but she did not seem to take it as seriously as me. the doctor did arrange some blood tests and an ultrasound but ...

Does Cushing's Syndrome that is caused by taking long term oral steroids for asthma have?

Posted 6 Feb 2013 by Anzabananza 2 answers

... "stages"? For example, do certain signs and symptoms only appear as the disease progresses and if so, what are they? I cannot find any information that grades this illness. Hope somebody is able to advise

Rheumatoid Arthritis - What is your relationship like with your RA Dr?

Posted 15 Jan 2011 by Branwen33 3 answers

I've been thinking about trying a new RA Dr. All the stuff I've been reading always speaks of this wonderful "relationship" you should have w/ your Dr. (Which only makes since seeing how often I'm there.) And how all these treatmt options should be available & discussed ...

Prednisolone - Possible Cushing's Syndrome 10 years after taking it?

Posted 13 Jul 2010 by StacyPB 3 answers

Hello, Back in 1999/2000 I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. I was put on Prednisolone (starting off with 7.5 mg and reaching 20/30mg per day over 3 years). I was then put on Azathioprine for another 2 years, and now I take nothing. The ulcerative colitis is under control, and I ...

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