View Full Version : Are there any adults out there with PFAPA?

11-23-2010, 06:54 AM
I am in my late forties and have had all the symptoms of PFAPA for the last 4 years. About 6 months ago I started taking a single 50mg dose of prednisone at the onset of an attack, with great results. However, except for one or 2 journal articles I have not seen any info on this syndrome in adults...so I am wondering if maybe I have something else. I am getting VERY tired of being sick and was wondering if there are any others out there like me.

11-26-2010, 01:10 PM
Have you considered a tonsillectomy?

12-04-2010, 05:05 AM
Yes, I'm in the process of scheduling a tonsillectomy...although I have not seen very much information on its sucess rates in adults. I do think it's worth a try though, based on reults in children.