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A 63-year-old male asked:

I just tapered off 2 weeks prednisone 60 mgs a day for sudden hearing loss. ear ok now. now, my back muscles ache like before taking it. normal?

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Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Well the back : The back is another issue. You need to give the history of the back in order to help you. Now the fact that prednisone helped your back is good knowledge. See doctor for long term treatment options
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