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What are the safest home remedies for giant cell arteritis

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Davis
38 years experience Vascular Surgery
Steroids now!: The only safe thing for proven giant cell arteritis is immediate high-dose corticosteroids (usually prednisone, 40-60 mg by mouth daily) for at least ... Read More
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
None: Failure to treat giant cell arteritis promptly with high dose steroids can lead to irreversible blindness, stroke, or other catastrophic complications ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Steroids: Corticosteroids are required to control it, monitored according to ESR and symptom relief.
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Steroids: Corticosteroids, monitoring ESR and symptoms.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Vascular inflammatio: It is a specific form of vascular inflammation in which there is inflammatory disruption of vessel lining, usually with visible giant cells, which is ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Giant cell arteritis: Giant cell, or temporal arteritis is an inflammatory condition which affects the lining of various blood vessels around the body. It is often associa ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Vessel inflammation: Vessel inflammation producing headache, fatigue and often blindness.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
ESR and clinical: The westergren erythrocyte sedimentation rate and clinical evaluation are key to the diagnosis.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Headaches/vision los: Headaches, partial or complete loss of vision, shoulder and hip muscle aches are the most common.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Giant cell arteritis: Inflammatory disease of blood vessels most commonly involving large and medium arteries of the head, predominantly the branches of the external caroti ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Rheumatologist: Rheumatologist.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
?loss of vision: Temporal arteritis (giant cell arteritis) typically presents with severe pain over the temple and can lead to blindness, but rarely may cause a stroke ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
41 years experience Rheumatology
Giant cell arteritis: Giant cell arteritis is considered a vasculitis where an individual's on body's immune cells attacked the lining of the large blood vessels. This may ... Read More

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