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Norfolk, MA
A 35-year-old female asked:

Starting prednisone 60mg for 4wks then tapering for the next 4. i have auto immune small fiber neuropathy. anything i should be aware of?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: The diagnosis is difficult thing to treat. With high dose steroids, look for increased hunger, weight gain, mood changes, trouble sleeping. There are other side-effects, especially if you have high blood pressure or diabetes. Good for you for looking to treat the neuropathy.

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Last updated Jan 29, 2015

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