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Aug 2, 2018 · glaucoma in Eye Conditions

Thank you!

Aug 2, 2018 · glaucoma in Eye Conditions

My husband was just diagnosed with glaucoma. We are interested in knowing what meds have been prescribed by your doctors. Also, what type of action plan has your doctors implemented, if any? Look forward to your responses. Thank you!

Apr 17, 2018 · Polymyalgia Rhuematica in Bones, Joints & Muscles

John, thank you for the response. What were/are your symptoms with PMR? Do you have an elevated CPK level?

Apr 17, 2018 · Polymyalgia Rhuematica in Bones, Joints & Muscles

He has checked them only one time, I believe, in 3 years.

Apr 17, 2018 · Polymyalgia Rhuematica in Bones, Joints & Muscles

My husband's entire body aches, he has joint stiffness. These issues disappeared within an hour's time with his first dose of prednisone. He also has an elevated CPK level which, from what I understand, is not a symptom of PMR. This is the issue that concerns us and makes us think that PMR may not be a correct diagnosis…..

Apr 16, 2018 · Polymyalgia Rhuematica in Bones, Joints & Muscles

Thank you for your posting. I don't know what GCA is. Do you ever feel that your doctor has diagnosed you with PMR because he/she isn't really sure what you have going on and PMR is just a "catch all" disease to categorize you with?

Apr 16, 2018 · Polymyalgia Rhuematica in Bones, Joints & Muscles

My husband has had this issue for about 3 years now. His doctor prescribed Prednisone. I have seen posts here where people have been able to lower their prednisone dosage and even get off it entirely. Some people have posted about being in remission. My husband has tried several times to lower his dose but within a day's time is once again having level 10 pain. I would appreciate some posts from others that may be struggling to be able to lower their dosage. Also, posts from others that are in remission and how long between onset of illness and remission. I am beginning to think he may have some disease other than polymyalgia rheumatica. I look forward to reading your posts. Thank you.

Mar 13, 2018 · Kidney stones in Kidney & Bladder

Thank you for posting this information. My husband is having pain in back kidney area and it radiates through to his lower stomach and around his side. He has had kidney stones previously but we don't remember him having this radiating pain, especially the pain/soreness in the lower stomach area, as the pain with previous stones was in the back area.