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Prednisone Want Tattoo
I have RA and flared up. Currently on 10mg prednisone. Want to get a tattoo with my daughter before she goes to college. Is this safe?
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
It is never good to get a tattoo, as it is form of self-mutilation. While on Predinosne, it increases the risk of infection, so do not do it.
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Prednisone and tatto: If Prednisone has only been for a few weeks then there is no problem. If longer, you might have a higher risk of infection due to the immunosupression caused by prednisone. Long term use also causes skin fragility. I would wait until off of the prednisone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good day! I am planning to get a tattoo, but I am diagnosed with Bells Palsy and taking Prednisone for almost 11 days now. I am now on 20mg per day. I?
I have RA and currently taking 10 mg prednisone daily. Want to get a tattoo with my daughter before she goes to college. Is this safe?
I'm a 16y/o boy who is 5'1. I am scared about my height because of prednisone use at age 12-14. My bone age is 15. Will I grow any more?
The only med that's helps me breath c.o.p.d is prednisone have been on 2 weeks side effects way to bad need something that works same for inflamation.
Yes: There are a few different classes of medication that work on inflammation and are used as long term medications. Would discuss with your doctor regarding which medication is right for you. Also need to make sure you are taking your medication correctly. Inhaler medications can be tricky to use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
PREDNISONE A STEROID: 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 on minerals like potassium. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: It is frequently used to get an active flare of the disease under control, to get the person feeling better. It is not desirable to use prednisone, though, for long term control of the disease, due to its many side effects. Other medications are used for ongoing control to reduce flares and need for prednisone. ...Read more
Varies.: Depends on how it was stopped. If stopped abruptly it may have rebound effects of the disease process that was treated. IE a flare. May feel fatigued and sluggish until the effects wears off. If you have been taking it longer than two to three weeks should be tapered off by doctors directions. If you have taken it for a long time you may symptoms of adrenal insufficiency if not tapered correctly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more
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