A 41-year-old female asked:
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Is 60mg of prednisone for 4 weeks then start to taper on the 5wks really high or really bad? It's for small fiber neuropathy

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Essential: Prednisone has significant risk but also significant benefit for this condition. If you do not treat the disease will progress.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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