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lipitor causing polymyalgia rheumatica

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Unexpected: Unexpected. Check for rheumatoid. Some physicians believe that individuals with pr can have arthritis, but i don't believe it.

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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Too many questions to answer in the space allotted. PMR is probably an autoimmune disease characterized by proximal muscle pain and stiffness. About 1 ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
14 years experience Rheumatology
No: Pmr is an auto-immune disease but the underlying cause is not known.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Depends on duration: The answer depends largely on the duration of your various symptoms. If your symptom cluster persists over time and does not go away after 7-10 days, ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Low dose steroids: If the diagnosis is accurate, low dose steroids should control it, of course with efforts to reduce loss of bone integrity.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Feeling weak, but no: It is a condition in which the person is fatigued, may have fever, feels weak and has an elevated sedimentation rate.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It can burn itself out in several years, but usually responds to low dose steroids.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
24 years experience Rheumatology
Painful muscles : Age 50 and older. Neck, shoulder, and hip pain with stiffness. Often the stiffness is worse in the morning. Associated with fatigue, fever, and weigh ... Read More
A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
14 years experience Rheumatology
No: It's not contagious at all. It is not an infection.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chatas
33 years experience Pain Management
Inflamation muscle: Autoimmune disorder of muscles leading to diffuse muscle pain. It is usually identified by abnormal blood tests indicating inflammation such as incre ... Read More
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