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how does taking corticosteroid medication affect pontiac fever

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39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Acne is a common effect of longer term use of prednisone.
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes it can: Yes it can , it is a side effect.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
A few months: Your body makes the equivalent of 12 mg of Prednisone daily. Once the amount of Prednisone you are taking is less than that, say 10 mg, your moon faci ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Serota
13 years experience Dermatology
Many: There are many long term side effects of steroid use. Here are some and the mayo clinic website that discusses in greater detail: Clouding of the le ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Variable: It can take a long time. Did you taper the steroids slowly or just stop cold-turkey. Sometimes totally normal response never returns. Check w/your doc ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Quicker. Milder.: Both are caused by the legionella germ. Pontiac favor happens quicker. It's milder and doesn't have breathing problems like cough chest pain, pneumoni ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
35 years experience Pediatrics
Cough(pneumonia),: Fever(of cause), diarrhea.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Pontiac fever: This is legionella infection without pneumonia, first detected in the pontiac michigan health department while a building was being worked on or demol ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It really depends upon the cause of your wheezing. If you have asthma and have been on a steroid inhaler and when you stopped it you are now wheezing, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes: Albuterol provides quick relief of asthma symptoms and helps to reverse the reactivity of the airway. One non-steroidal controller medication is calle ... Read More

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