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I began on lyrica 7/22'14 and have dizzy spells and trouble sleeping. Also I have become very emotional and...More
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my lupus is attacking my kidneys to the point I was in kidney failure
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Reply: hey guys i have lupus
I just had my first round of rituxan about 2 months ago
Posted by peanut098
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lupus mask is symmetrical, it will not clear with antibiotics, mine cleared up after 4 days in hospital when...More
Posted by zorrodog1
Have you tried plain old petroleum jelly? It doesn't treat the sores but it does soothe them - at least...More
Posted by hoosiermommy
Reply: confused
While it's true that a positive ANA is not definitive, there are other blood tests that can detect other...More
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Reply: Prednisone
Lisatru62, I just became aware of this forum, which is why I'm just now responding to your post. I also...More
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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
Posted by atti_editor
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
Posted by lisatru62
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
Posted by cmcknigh
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
Posted by lupycakes
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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I would love to join the lupus group
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I bruise very easily, but I cannot be sure of the cause. I was diagnosed with heart disease and lupus in the...More
Posted by salmon33
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
Posted by lisatru62
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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: 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????
Posted by mc3483
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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 Look at #4 The info I posted was...More
With love, with patience and with faith, we'll make our way.
Posted by lupylisa44
My rheumy doesn't believe that prednisone is a good long term solution to my inflammation and has prescribed...More
Posted by lisatru62
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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

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