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Orasone Stomach Damage
My skin flushes on my abdomen in the evenings. Could recently completed prednisone course be causing this? Or another cause? I drink very rarely.
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
After taking 40mg of prednisone at the start and tapering down to 4mg, I have gained a less flat stomach. Should I start working out now or wait?
How is Chrohns treated in stomach besides Prednisone? Do biologics/6mp work on stomach? Dr. is busy and hard to get answers. 15 min sessions. Help.
Back pain for 6 wks after 80lb kid ran and jumped on me while laying on stomach. 9 day round of prednisone helped, but pain returned. Any thoughts?
Took 10 day course of prednisone for what was diagnosed as contact dermatitis on abdomen. Abdominal skin now flushes daily. Related? What next?
Evaluation: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more
Can prednisone irritate an abdominal hernia or could the use of prednisone weaken the wall that could cause a hernia?
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