Wonderful advice from phoenix0509! Stress can precipitate illness. As a last resort, an Emergency Room visit might be an option. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
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I have been diagnosed with Giant Cell Arteritis. Is there a relationship to Aortic Aneurysms?
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Thank you..will look for it and buy it. I can use all the support and info I can get. No one's even heard of GCA!
I was diagnosed with GCA in late August and put on 50 mg of Prednisone. I am now down to 20 mg and have a dr.'s appointment on 1/2/20. Some of the side effects I have had include: trouble sleeping, fatigue, swelling of feet, bruising, and a puffy face. I suggest the book Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis: a survival guide. 2nd edition by Kate Gilbert. I have found it very informative even though it's mostly about PMR. Good luck and keep in touch.
Still bruising…bruised are larger but not bleeding as easily as before. Headache and neck ache haven't gone away. Dr. Says blood work is normal.