Reply To: New working diagnosis of CIDP, starting pred

July 2, 2017 at 10:53 am

Have you had a spinal fluid test yet? That is usually done when GBS or CIDP is suspected. If it is positive, you should get IvIg. Prednisone can be a problem long term, but not necessarily for a short term. I took it for at least a year in periodically reduced doses with no ill effects.