... I have bounced between Prednisone and Hydrocortisone for years. Once I start retaining water and swelling from water weight, the endo switches me back to the other. ... (4 replies)
... I am new here and trying to figure out if I may have addison's disease along with hashimotos. ... (4 replies)
... I don't think there is any standard development of diseases after being diagnosed with Addisons. It just depends on what the person is predisposed to and other medical issues they have. If the steroids are taken as prescribed, life should be somewhat normal. ... (6 replies)
... and almost killed me. I spent 3 years with reacurring kidney infection, that kept me in an adrenal crisis, and hospitalized most of the time. I finally had to have a hysterectomy because my uterus dropped on to my bladded, and was causing urine to back up into my kidneys. ... (6 replies)
... Moon face is a sign of Cushing's sysdrome or disease. It is generally characterized by a round, red face.
The only way to get rid of it is to treat the underlying disease. It can be caused by taking too many steroids (inhalers, pills etc.), a tumor on the pituitary or adrenal gland (or rarely lung or elsewhere, called ectopic) and there is also a form called... (2 replies)
... Thank you for reading this. I have been suffering for so long, and am posting on boards like these as a last resort. ... (6 replies)
... much for replying. No he is just a General Practioner, I have an appt. with an endo on the 31st. The 80mg were making me sick, my legs were cramping really bad and I was swelling up a lot. The 60 did the same. I finally on my own started with just the 20mg and have stopped per my dr. now. ... (29 replies)