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Polymyalgia Rheumatica and GCA

Join group Also known as GCA - Giant Cell Arteritis, Temporal Arteritis

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  • Guest M

    polymyalgia and DLA

    I was just wondering if anyone has been lucky enough to receive DLA for this condition? I have had the symtpoms for years but only went to docs in Jan this year where I was diagnosed with PMR, although he keeps saying I'm too young (43yrs). I was turned down and will be going to an Oral Tribunial,...

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  • shebob 1

    Newly diagnosed

    Hi, I`m new to this forum but so glad to have found it . It helps to read of other peoples experience. I`ve had real pain in my head when I coughed or laughed for about a year now. Doc sent me to ENt and he gave steroid nasal spray which did no good. About 3 months ago got \"frozen shoulder\"...

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  • janette 1

    polymyalgia

    I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH PMR I YEAR AGO ON STEROID TREATMENT WHICH VARIES FROM 17MGMS TO 40MGMS ALSO HAVE TEMPORAL ARTERITIS I HAVE PUT ON LOADS OF WEIGHT DOES ANYONE EXPERIENCE SWEATING ESSPECIALLY AT NIGHT ALSO HAS ANYONE BEEN ENTITLED TO MOBILITY THROUGH HAVING THIS CONDITION,I ALSO HAVE COPD

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