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Wendell, NC
A 18-year-old female asked about a 16-year-old female:

16 yr old on prednisone for 5 days. chest &back pain. no known heart iasues?

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Family Medicine 16 years experience
Prednisone?: What was the reason for Prednisone in the first place? Prednisone does have a wide range of side effects including gastritis, bp, increase glucose. Serious reaction can include congestive heart failure.
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