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prednisone for lung inflammation

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Usually ok if...: If short-term use of prednisone or prednisolone, such as for 3-5 days, there should not be withdrawal symptoms, and one should not need gradual weanin ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
8 years experience Family Medicine
Takes time.: Hi, Thank you for your question. Prednisone takes time to build up in your system and to have effect. Give it more time. Hope that helps..contact me ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
It may be the best: That can be done at this time. It is a very low dose so many of the feared side effects are less likely. Also, you need to consider the alternatives a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Costochondritis: If you have a definite tender area at the rib and sternum junction,apply warm applications,pat dry and apply ligament like bengay. Avoid stressing the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Possibly: Check with your doctor to lessen the risk.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Shot: If it has been 48 hours and no side effects from shot, it should be safe to take shot
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Brown
Specializes in Pulmonology
Pulmonary fibrosis: To date, there has been no study published citing mortality benefit with the use of prednisone(or any type of steroids) in idiopathic pulmonary fibros ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Prednisone itching: 28 M Ontario CA: Does oral prednisone reduce itching? Or just inflammation? Prescribed for contact dermatitis on face. Took pill 2 hr ago, still itch. ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Yes but depends on : It depends on the diagnosis of your breathing problems. You allergist with your pulmonologist will need to see your best approach and this will depend ... Read More
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