Hands ankles and legs swelling

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ceebee
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   Posted 3/28/2007 9:08 PM (GMT -7)   
I am just getting off prednisone and my hands, ankles and legs are swollen and puffy. Is the med the cause?

SnowyLynne
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   Posted 3/29/2007 12:42 AM (GMT -7)   
Yes,Prednisone does that.
SnowyLynne


ceebee
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   Posted 3/29/2007 8:49 PM (GMT -7)   
Thanks Snowy:) That is a relief. Hopefully the swelling will go down now.

SnowyLynne
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   Posted 3/29/2007 10:40 PM (GMT -7)   
I was on Prednisone & a couple other steroids when I was 19 for 2 yrs.because of ITP.It's a blood disorder.I finally had to have my spleen removed with cleared up the problem.My Plastlets are check yearly just as a caution.I had the moon face & swelling while on Pred.25mg a day............Ate like a pig too,lol.
SnowyLynne

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