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Is there anyway to get rid of prednisone moonface after treatment

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
Time: Most patients will see a slow decrease in the loss of the moon fascies patients get after taking streoids. Unfortunately, the changes come on faster t ... Read More

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
16 years experience Neurology
There is more to: this than the tests that you mentioned. There a number of labs to consider and there is such a thing as seronegative MG (all labs negative and doubt ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
16 years experience Pulmonology
See below: Medrol is methylprednisolone, which is dosed different than prednisone. It should be sufficient to control an asthma flare. However, it depends on y ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Stretch marks: Try revitol over the counter
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Buffalo hump: Stop prednisone and other steroids is only way. I would look at other relatives not on it to see if they have hump which may be kyphosis.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: If you can lose some weight, it may help and exercise is one of the ways to achieve it. However you will need to be patient since it will likely ta ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Weight gain: Your weight gain on steroids is due to water accumulation. Speak to your physician about placing you on diuretics.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
More information: You may need a chest xray, inhalent, or other breathing treatments as well as antireflux medication. Asthma can be set off by lying flat if you are ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Lipkis
48 years experience Gastroenterology
Only time: Unfortunately, if you are on a high dose of prednisone, and 60 mg/day is indeed a high dose, there is really nothing you can do while you are on the m ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
40 years experience Anesthesiology
Fentanyl: While people can become allergic to morphine, Codeine or dilaudid, fentanyl allergy is very rare and may be a good choice in the future.
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