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A 44-year-old female asked:

Currently tapering off prednisolone. at 15mg per day now. at what point when tapering does my immune system become normal and not suppressed. wondering at what point i wont have to shield from others re covid-19. ?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Continue mask: Continue to wear a mask when outside of your home, use social distancing and keep surfaces and hands clean. When your Prednisone dosing is between 5 to 10 mg daily, this is a lower dose with less immune suppression. The reason for your treatment though is not clear. Watch for fever, chills, signs of flu like illness. Report illness to your PCP.
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