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Prednisone and moon face

Mon, January 13, 2020 7:04 PM

Hi guys ! 

I have a question I was originally on 40mg of prednisone and my face was just like a baby chipmunk I could deal with that but then they bumped me up to 60mg and my face blew up way more tremendously! Were it is very noticeable will my swollen decrease as weaning down ? Now I am on 47.5mg I wonder will it go back to smaller cheeks but I know it won't go back to all the way normal this drives me insane. Or is there anything I can do tips?

FPO Bstiggy1996
Joined Jan 13, 2020

Tue, January 21, 2020 9:43 PM

Reply posted for Bstiggy1996.


I was on the same amount of prednisone for 5 months, I've been off of them now for a full month and my face swelling went down tremendously. Don't worry, it will go away. Also just a warning, I gained 20-30 pounds on the steroid but most of the time it is just water weight. But try to eat healthy when you get cravings for food (steroid cravings are real haha!). 

It will go down :) 

FPO kobyalli
Joined Oct 1, 2019

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