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Jun 26, 2007
... I have not been diagnosed with lupus yet, but my gp suspects it and is sending me to a rheumatologist in August. However, I am a severe asthamtic and am off and on prednisone often. ... (10 replies)
Prednisone evil??
Jul 27, 2004
... I've been off prednisone for 7 days now and while I felt my improvement was gradual, now that I've been off them I feel like I've been dropped on my butt. ... (6 replies)
... Suni, We feel your pain. Our 11 year old daughter has the moon face and has gained 20 lbs on her tiny frame since Feb. She is getting teased at school about her cheeks and red rash. We have involved teachers and counsellors. ... (5 replies)

... i was just diagnosed with lupus in october and here's my story. ... (6 replies)
Aug 14, 2004
... In my opinion, some weight gain and a puffy face is unavoidable when you are on high dose prednisone for an extended period. ... (6 replies)
... since i was just recently diagnosed i'm still kind of scared about my future.. another thing that astonishes me is that you said you've been on prednisone for over 30 years.. that is a long time to be on steriods considering the awful long term side effects...did you experience most of the side effects though? ... (6 replies)
... a few notes on my medical history, copies of labs, a symptom journal etc... I hope I don't overwhelm this doctor, I just want some help. This flare has moved in and taken over, I feel so much like it's taken my life away from me and just keeps pushing for more. ... (9 replies)
New Here!!! HI...
Jan 13, 2005
... wow you're pretty new to this disease as am i. i was just diagnosed in october of 04' after getting really sick and having to stay in the hospital for couple weeks. so was the rash you got the butterfly rash? ... (10 replies)
... I'm retaining water making everything very puffy all over. So add the outside with the inside ills and it's not a pretty picture. But, I refuse to not be positive! ... (3 replies)
New Here!!! HI...
Jan 13, 2005
... weird thing with my situation is that i had no idea i had lupus until i got sick at the hospital and none of the docters even knew what was wrong, but i was in bad condition and they had to put me in intensive care. ... (10 replies)
... rays or have the knees aspirated if the fluid is still there. After reading several different posts, I am thinking this prednisone might be an easier route to go. I have taken it before, and even though my face got fairly puffy, I didn't seem to have any real bad effects. ... (6 replies)
... Hi Mal and welcome to the board!! ... (3 replies)

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