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I have polymyalgia, take 10 mg of predisone a day. Does the prednisone fight infection or just control pain?

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Dr. Ishita Thakar
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Presdnidone

Prednisone only decreases iflammation.

In brief: Presdnidone

Prednisone only decreases iflammation.
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