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Upper Neck Pain And Prednisone
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
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
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
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'm 42 actively crosstraining. Developed severe neck pain fingers tingling. Doc put 3 days prednisone and 5 days indomethacin. Fingers still tingling?
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?
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. \ ...Read more
..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
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
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 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
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
Could an endocrine disorder cause sudden significant sweating (face, back of neck, chest) a few times a day not related to menopause or prednisone?
Further testing.: 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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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?
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