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[IP] RE: Steroids



>[IP] RE: Steroid question
>From: email @ redacted
>I was "diagnosed" with Addison's Disease in 8/01.  I have been taking 
>medication since that time.
>If Addison's Disease  has been misdiagnosed are there ill affects from 
>being on steroids for almost
>5yrs?

I've been taking Prednisone for over ten years for Addison's, and even 
though mine is also a maintenance dose, I have severe osteoporosis from it.  
You should ask your doc about a bone density test, just to be sure.

Weird Jenn
email @ redacted
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