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Dr. Chip! I have been o prednisone 10mg 15yrs

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Hi Dr. Chip!
I have been o prednisone 10mg for about 15yrs for asthma, COPD. Have since developed avascular necrosis. Can this be stopped?? Have hadto have several surgeries to remove necrotic bone in knees and hips, so far 5 total!
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi and sorry for the delay.
Are you asking if the prednisone can be stopped and have you discussed this with your doctor?