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Dosage Of Prednisone For Neck Rash
My Husband had gout, for which his Doctor prescribed prednisone . He immediately broke out in a angry looking rash on his face and neck, also hands, e?
1 of the side effect: -s. Not the best Rx for gout. I start with a uric acid , if high use colchicine to absorb crystals, then probenecid which allows urinary excretion of uric acid and also allopurinol which interferes with the production of uric acid. Then after things clear up, just continue on allopurinol, 200 mg/day. That’s how I treated myself & never had a second attack in30 years, nor have my patients. ...Read more
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
My mother did the vi peel and a large rash developed on her neck. She went to the ER and they gave her prednisone. Can this rash form a scar?
Not Likely: It is not likely. Vi peel is a chemical peel that often causes an inflammatory reaction as the superficial "burn" removes superficial skin damage. Should be all good in 3 weeks . Might need some pre-peel Prednisone before next procedure. The peel is meant for all fitz types. Have her see the peel prescribing doctor soon to evaluate. ...Read more
What to take when having a red irreg rash in legs, stomach, neck, chest, armpits very itchy and does not decrease with prednisone. Possible diagnosis?
..Been nursing a pinched nerve in my neck for 6 weeks, massage, pt, antiiflammatory, recently a dose of steroids (8day prednisone).How long till bette?
Time and cause: Unfortunately, the duration of the problem and the cause of the pinched nerve will determine the duration of suffering and whether it can resolve on the treatment that you are undergoing right now. Knowledge of the source of the problem is imperative. Neck problems may also have a tmj/tmd componet and should not be ignored. ...Read more
Is it possible for someone with vasculitis to have an increase of monocytes? If so, what types of diseases would be the cause? Symptoms: fever, fatigue, severe back neck and shoulder pain, responds to high dose prednisone, decrease appetite. Negative bone
Yes, : Yes, elevated monocytes can be elevated in some types of vasculitis. Monocytes can also be elevated in chronic infections. I am glad that you have had a negative bone marrow study. High sedimentation rate can go along with inflammatory or infectious causes. It sounds like your hematologist is performing a thorough workup. ...Read more
I'm one high dose prednisone for asthma flairup. I'm getting the rash from the high doses. It's happened before. What can I do for the rash?
Not much: Unfortunately, there is not much to do about a steroid-associated rash until you're able to get off of it. The best approach is to see an allergist to make sure you're doing everything possible to control the asthma to the point that you don't have to resort to oral steroids for exacerbations. ...Read more
Should not be used:
According to UpToDate,Corticosteroids have NOT been shown to be helpful for routine cases of EBV infectious mono,and two studies have reported severe complications resulting from using corticosteroids in routine cases of mono.
Paradoxically,corticosteroids are indicated for severe airway obstruction from mono,and appear to be helpful for overwhelming mono leading to liver failure or severe anemia ...Read more
I'm on a dose of prednisone for heat rash, ending in 3 days and took ibuprofen as well yesterday. Today I have a possible UTI and wondering if that's a side effect of taking both. Stomach has been messed up all day too?
Slowed metabolism,not burning fat, have good diet.given 1week prednisone for unrelated neck issue.in 3days fat around middle melted away,got lean.why?
It depends: What were you on it for and how quickly were you tapered off. Are you cushingoid? Do you have Cushing's disease? Need more info. ...Read more
I keep get pain in upper back on left side by neck. I have stenosis in neck, could it be a spasm. Was on prednisone for 5 days and it came back.
Cervical stenosis: The symptom you've described could certainly be related to muscle spasm, or it could be a manifestation of nerve compression at the cervical spine. Or it could represent progression of your underlying spinal stenosis. Muscle spasms tend to resolve in time, say a couple of weeks; if your symptom persists beyond this period of time then you'd need an evaluation. ...Read more
Stiffy neck, follow by headaches for pass week, was prescribed prednisone and amoxicillin. What can cause stiffy neck and headaches. No other symptoms. When will it go away. 1st time with these syms.
Recheck with your DR:
Your best advice would be to check with your DR that you have been seeing.
Because of your recent visit with your DR. they would be best to answer this.
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Neck pain: Difficult to determine. The factors that cause the pain to recur include the severity of the offending problem and whether the work/sport that you are participating in is contributing to the neck pain. An MRI of the cervical spine will better define the problem and provide a prognosis for recovery and the possibility of recurrence. Discuss with a spine specialist. ...Read more
I have a neck pain issue, seeing drs/pt. Heating pad on neck makes my head instantly throb. Drs are confused. Ice is fine. Had Prednisone, no help?
Uncertain ? Diagnosi: Need to know the diagnosis. We see this kind of problem in a lot of situations that you need a better diagnosis to clarify your therapy. It depends on examination the range of motion of your neck and even the muscle tone in myofascial tender points. You may well need imaging, x-rays and even injections. ...Read more
On prednisone for back pain , have started having pain in neck, shoulders, and bottom of feet. Is this normal? Also have grinding feeling in spine
Evaluation: Consider visiting the doctor again if you have new symptoms. Neurosurgeon can be an option. ...Read more
Difference between prednisone and prednisolone?my doc perscribed prednisolone 5mg twice a day for 3 months because of my cervical hnp and neck pain
Not much: They are virtually identical in strength and benefit. ...Read more
I am on a prednisone pack. I am having so much burning pain in the neck and down both arms. I had it before I took them but now it is worse. Help?
Nerve impingement?: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more
I'm 42 actively crosstraining. Developed severe neck pain fingers tingling. Doc put 3 days prednisone and 5 days indomethacin. Fingers still tingling?
I'm having muscle spasms in face (upper lip mostly), neck and tongue, and I get loss of sensation in my neck and face as well. Been on prednisone for ?
Please let your: treating medical provider know about this constellation of symptoms. ...Read more
Could an endocrine disorder cause sudden significant sweating (face, back of neck, chest) a few times a day not related to menopause or prednisone?
Uncontrolled diabetes causes sweating.
Increased thyroid function can increase sweating and the body temperature.
Can be due to some medications used for anxiety or depression, specially in combination with other drugs .
Infections or autoimmune disorders should be considered. ...Read more
I have an itchy red swollen area under the chin, on the jawline and on my neck. The doctor gave prednisone. Won't this make it hard for me to heal? If this is yeast, couldprednisone be dangerous?
No: Few days of Prednisone would not affect the healing, but help with the itching and help with healing.The rash you describe is not yeast , therefore it would not be dangerous at all.If it is yeast, your rash would still be there, it may spread but would not be dangerous since it it just a few days. ...Read more
What are possible causes of repeated ANA 1:640 where prednisone helps symptoms of rashes, fatigue, dizziness, jt &muscle aches when all other labs are (-)?
Lupus most likely: You are describing a complex of symptoms and findings consistent with lupus. The positive ana, rash and joint pain gives you a 75% likelihood fo having lupus. All these symptoms are responsive to prednisone. Looking for other possible areas of involvement such as blood or kidney abnormalities is important. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Augmentin/prednisone done. Been over wk. still cough, no voice, rattle base neck, chest xray neg xs 6 days. Pneumonia?Feel in lungs too Scared help?
Anatiter1:640 x10yrs.Flares of jnt &muscle pain, fatigue, malaise, photosens rashes, constant sicca relieved by 10mg prednisone.+raynauds, partial dysautonomia. All other labs neg even during flares!dx?
Need reports: We need to know the exact results of those tests to be able to clarify. ...Read more
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