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is there a safer substitute for Prednisone for a Boop patient

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Routinely used : Prednisone is a synthetic medication that mimics the natural stress response cortisol that is produced by the adrenal glands.It helps stabilize infla ... Read More
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Dr. Theresa-Ann Clark
23 years experience Family Medicine
If needed yes: Often when a chid has an uncontrollable asthma flare, Prednisone is necessary to stop it. Regimens can differ but most include a short burst (several ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Steroid diabetes: If your glu is in the 300 mg% range, you are on Prednisone and have diabetes on metformin, you may need more meds; just an increase in metformin may n ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Several options: Prednsione is not universally effective in lupus and the benefit may depend on the dose used. There are several other options including methotrexate, ... Read More
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Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Balancing act: It's a balancing act since many of the problems with infections is that an exuberant inflammatory response can occur, which can cause more damage than ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: There is no one answer as it varies from case to case. As a rule, the doee should be as low as possible. If there is a continued need for higher dose ... Read More
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Dr. C Julio Aponte
52 years experience Rheumatology
? it cld: Mds is too many different things , if inflammation or immunity are involved, steroids may help.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Areius: Areuis is technically a once a drug. if still having urticaria would discuss with your doctors use of other medication Would not just add prednison ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
26 years experience Medical Oncology
Wait: Low platelet count can occurs in advanced cll. Chemo can also cause low platelet count. Based on your question, i assume you have been on chemotherapy ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: There is no reason for anyone to stop their regular medications. It does not help prevent catching Covid. What helps is social distancing, hand washin ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Yes: plan B can be used and will not affect future fertility

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