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Reply: rituxan
Hi littlekim91607, Have you started on the Rituxan? How are you doing? I don't have any experience with...More
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Reply: lupus nephritis
I was also diagnosed with Lupus Nephritis but only stage 2. While I'm on medication it hasn't reversed the...More
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Reply: new to the group
Thanks for your response. I am now on multiple meds and have been in an active flare for 6 months,lung and...More
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Dr. V - another question please
Hi, Sorry for all the questions, but is there a difference between anti ds dna and dna antibodies, native??...More
Posted by lupycakes
Need help please!
Hi, I am new here. I am 32 years old and have been battling lupus like symptoms for almost a decade now. I...More
Posted by smilemo7
Question for Dr. V
Hi, At my rheumy appointments, I am always given a questionnaire that asks, "how long does your joint...More
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Reply: Medical Marijuana for Lupus?
Hi, I see that your original post was from 6 years ago, but I found this article that you may be interested...More
Posted by jmta1234
lungs shrinking
hi. R Sawamy This Glory....My father has a same problem. his age cross to 72 and he is having problem to take...More
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Reply: Shriking Lung Syndrome
hi. This Imran Ahmed....My father has a same problem. his age cross to 72 and he is having problem to take...More
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Reply: Odd medical question:
I bruise very easily, but I cannot be sure of the cause. I was diagnosed with heart disease and lupus in the...More
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Reply: Ana test positive in 2008 with symptoms and negati...
It took years for my lupus to be properly diagnosed and by then I had developed kidney damage. You have to...More
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Reply: New here
It's a double edged sword, someday you feel fine and then overdo it and other days you can't get out of bed....More
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Reply: NOSE SORES
I have the same issue, usually when I'm in a flare. Peroxide on a qtip and neosporin seems to help. I know they...More
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Reply: best medication to treat Lupus fatigue?
I was finally diagnosed about 2.5 yrs ago and after being told I was crazy, lazy, and it was all in my head...More
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Where do you get this????
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Reply: 2012 Lupus Roll Call - Please introduce yoursel...
Hi my name is Chalinder I was told that have lupus as of January oof this year also have Raynauds and asthma...More
Posted by anne38
Personal Experience
Hello Everyone! So heres a couple things about me: I am Living with Lupus! ...More
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Reply: Lupus and sweating everyday
Thank you Dr.Venuturupalli...nice to see a doctor in here! This is a first for me at age 71. I have never...More
Posted by lindeylou
Reply: Kidney Pain and Lupus Nephritis
http://www.lupus.org/resources/15-questions-kidney-issues-and-lupus Look at #4 The info I posted was...More
With love, with patience and with faith, we'll make our way.
Posted by lupylisa44
Colchicine
My rheumy doesn't believe that prednisone is a good long term solution to my inflammation and has prescribed...More
Posted by lisatru62
Reply: help
First, please stop the meth. This will lead to nothing but disaster. Never mix illegal drugs with...More
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Ok I'm 23 I have RA and Lupus I feel like I'm always tired n depressed I have seen doctors my lupus...More
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Reply: confused
Lisa's comments are very true. I was sent to a rheumatologist 30 years ago but didn't have enough symptoms to...More
Posted by nancyj95
confused
About a month ago, my family Doctor diagnosed me with lupus. the ana test came back positive. I am exhausted...More
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Reply: Mental illness and lupus
Lisatru62 The more time passes, the more I think it is dementia rather than delusions based on inflamation...More
Posted by dano330pilot
Prednisone
This is for all those out there who are taking prednisone. Since I'm now back on this at 10mg once per day...More
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Reply: I don't know where to turn please help
I agree with everyone else, get a new rheumatologist, that was the first thing I was going to suggest from your...More
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Reply: Dr. V and fellow Lupies, I have Behcet's Disease a...
Thank you!
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Medications
I was reading an article from a Physician in California that was doing a study on people that was diagnosed...More
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