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Today was THE RESULTS SHOW from the PET/CT I had last week.

Thankfully I am still NED for cancer, but the inflamation that was almost completely gone in June after a 6 week round of prednisone is back and just as bad as before. SO it's back on prednisone again. This time for 3 months at a lower dose (20mg) and then another CT. If things look good then they will start a taper they said would be 6 months to 1 year.

I have a new script for Ambien as the insomnia was really bad. The last round gave me high blood pressure and other side effects. I am telling myself to just make prednisone my friend. It did help my arthritis and back pain a lot:)

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So sorry abou the inflammation and that you have to go back on the Prednisone but i am SOOOO happy you are still cancer free.

Let me know how you like the Ambien. I just got a script for it about a month ago and it upset my stomach so they switched me to Lunesta.

Hugs - Patti B.

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Thanks Patti & Kasey,

I know how BLESSED I am to be NED and not have the C hanging over me as it had before. The Ambien worked last time, so I assume it will now. So it's a day at a time and hopefully any other side effects will be minimal.



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Hi Barb,

GREAT news about your NED diagnosis! That must be such a relief off your mind. :mrgreen:

As far as the predisone that is only temporary and it should take care of your problem.

So glad the Ambiem is working! Is a horrible feeling when you can't sleep. As least now you can get relief. zzzzzzz

Maryanne :wink:

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