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    Weight from medication #Medication #Prednisone #weightgain

    I have gained 45 pounds in less than 2 months from Prednisone. When I was hospitalized for a week they even gave me 100mg shots of it. I estimate that over the course of a month and a half of taking it I took a total of 2,650mg !
    . I’ve been off of it for 3 weeks and I’m still gaining weight rapidly for no reason, yet my body size hasn’t changed at all. I’m wearing clothes from before the hospital!
    . I do Pilates, and go for walks, I’ve been eating approximately 1800 calories a day. I gained 10 pounds this week.
    What fresh hell is going on??
    What can I do about it??
    #Prednisone #Steroidssuck #help


    Steroids and Acne

    Does anyone else get acne from steroids? What do you do to counteract it? I never had acne before, an occasional spot around my time of the month but never acne. I started getting steroid injections for my back so I can function and I have developed severe acne, acne vulgaris. I have been off the steroids due to Covid shutting down regular services but I have an appointment next week to restart (and discuss more options). I was on a high dose twice a day of antibiotics which helped the acne but not my body. I switched to spironolactone a couple months ago which has helped me in so many ways. I’m concerned I’m going to get bad all over again. Has anyone had this happen and what did you do to help? #Steroidssuck #BackPain #Acne #acnevulgaris #Steroids #PainManagement #hypermobilityspectrumdisorder