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how does taking corticosteroid medication affect sporotrichosis (rose gardener's disease)

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Kindly decipher: What do you mean by RSS and TSA?

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Acne is a common effect of longer term use of prednisone.
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes it can: Yes it can , it is a side effect.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Serota
14 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
41 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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Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
If : If you are able, find the closest teaching hospital in your area. This is usually a large university based hospital. You can start by seeing an infect ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Rose thorn injury: Well sporotrichosis is more of a problem LATER after the initial injury. That's because indeed it's a slow-growing fungus. What happened immediately w ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 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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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 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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