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I have hypopituitarism so should I take extra prednisone before a dental appointment?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No...no

I assume you are taking Prednisone and thyroid medicines, possibly others, on a regular basis because of your hypopituitarism, but these need not change for routine dental work.
With more major surgery/illness, stress dose of Prednisone maybe needed, but otherwise no. Best is to consult your doc... Good luck.

In brief: No...no

I assume you are taking Prednisone and thyroid medicines, possibly others, on a regular basis because of your hypopituitarism, but these need not change for routine dental work.
With more major surgery/illness, stress dose of Prednisone maybe needed, but otherwise no. Best is to consult your doc... Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Dr. Robert Chin
Dentistry

In brief: No but...

This should be taken up with your medical doctor. Your dentist can not answer this question.

In brief: No but...

This should be taken up with your medical doctor. Your dentist can not answer this question.
Dr. Robert Chin
Dr. Robert Chin
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