... Hi Cdave and welcome to the Arthritis board. A 10mg. dose of prednisone is low and shouldn't cause much of a problem. It's a synthetic form of the cortisol your body makes. ... (3 replies)
... re also necessary. There are many disorders that cause arthritis pain, but RA, lupus, and other variations are at the top of the list. It would be best to be off prednisone for a week before tests are done as it can suppress some findings on your blood work. ... (2 replies)
... It's very hard to sit for too long, I can feel the pressure in my spine and rear end...and plus if I sit too long, I get sooo stiff, it's very hard to get up and try to straighten up. ... (17 replies)
... for RA, OA, AS, lupus, and more...all coming back within normal range. The rheumy said my pain was from a sleeping adrenal gland from being weaned off long term prednisone too quickly. He said it may be permanently asleep, in which case I would require the prednisone on a continual basis. ... (15 replies)
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