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I have been taking methylpredinsone. How are you doing? On…

Hello,i have been taking...

Hello,i have been taking methylpredinsone

Doctor's Assistant: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?

How are you doing?

Doctor's Assistant: I'm good, thanks. How can I help?

On the third day, I woke with flushness face and neck area

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Any other skin concerns?

No, everything good

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

It started when I woke this morning, the feeling of coming out of a tanning bed

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Hello -

Is your question about the flushness in the face and neck?

Why are you taking the methylprednisolone?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I had a knee injury. tendinitis in the patella

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
How long does this take to work through the system? Is this common?

OK.

Many people will have some type of unusual reaction to steroid medications, and erythema - the redness/flush can happen.

But the steroid medications generally hang around for a few days, and I assume you are on a limited dosing regimen of the steroids (the Medrol dose pack? 6 days worth is a common prescription), so your symptoms should improve relatively quickly.

Hopefully you will also see the antiinflammatory effects of the steroids start to work in a few days as well.

Best of luck.

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I had the 6 day. Thank you!!

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