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Prednisolone for crohns

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Jerome
Allergy and Immunology 51 years experience
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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
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
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
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
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
Rheumatology 37 years experience
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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Dr. Jeremy Adler
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Many side effects: Including effecting blood pressure, sugar, calcium, osteoporosis, cataracts, adrenal suppression, infections, etc. Steroids have more side effects tha... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
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
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
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
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
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
A 42-year-old female asked:
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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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 44 years experience
Medical and surgery: Crohn's is an inflammatory condition of the intestine. It can respond well to medical management. If it is refractory and results in bleeding, perfora... Read More

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