Posted by Jack (220.127.116.11) on December 06, 2001 at 15:43:41:
In Reply to: BUT..... posted by nancyc on December 06, 2001 at 13:55:40:
As you and I know it is the medication of last resort.
When the Doc doesn't know what is wrong with you and all else has failed he gives you a steroid because of its anti-inflammatory properties.
As you rightly pointed out, the fact that clusters respond to prednisone doesn't mean much of anything, and I am so ashamed for having implied so :-)
Anyhow I think the auto-immune thing is interesting.
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