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A 35-year-old female asked:

Have lupus.bad muscle aches/stiffness x months.recent c3 &c4 were normal.otc meds don't help.took prednisone on my own x3 days.feel better.ok to do?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Fine, but: How much you took? You can stop at this point, please take something to protect your stomach lining, like ranitidine or emeprazole OTC, call your doctor or schedule an appointment soon for evaluation, wish you wellness
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