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prednisolone for crohns

A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Jerome
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Might be too fast: Sometimes it is best to taper the dose more slowly to avoid a flare of your inflamed bowel. You might drop to 10 mg suddenly and seemed to do well fo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
What for?: First we need to know why you were treated with prednisone? If you have an infection and the symptoms were suppressed by the high dose of prednisone, ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Close monitoring: Rabeprazole is a ppi to inhibit the effect of Prednisolone on your stomach. If you are taking prenisolone during your pregnancy you will need to be mo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
No: This will go away with tapering of prednisone. It also usually improves with time. The best way to treat this is to begin long term treatment for Cr ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Adler
26 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Many side effects: Including effecting blood pressure, sugar, calcium, osteoporosis, cataracts, adrenal suppression, infections, etc. Steroids have more side effects tha ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Inflammatory bowel: Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease, presumably run in families, more in caucasians, which can affect the whole GI from mouth to anus. It ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Well, yes. : Patients with severe, untreated crohns can have life threatening intestinal bleeding and perforation and are also at higher risk for intestinal cancer ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Gut disease: This is a serious, troublesome, incurable, chronic disease usually involving the gut, causing the wall to thicken and become blocked. The new biotech ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
An immune mediated: disease in which the body's immune system attacks the bacteria normally living in the bowels as foreign. This results in inflammation, narrowing, sca ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Exercise is good: Tae bo seems to be pretty high energy and impact. If your disease is under good control, you should haven't have major issues, like incontinence. Chec ... Read More
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