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Reply: Tumid Lupus Erythematosus
If you can control the episodes by staying out of the sun, give it a try. The Plaquenil 200 mgs helps to...More
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Reply: Is it Lupus or Multiple Sclerosis or both?
One can have multiple autoimmune issues. Rynauds is common with Lupus. Lupus is episodic, so hang in there. I...More
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Reply: finally a diagnosis and treatment started this pas...
I understand wanting to chat with others. I feel alone in all this.
Posted by torilane2
Lupus and my husband
It is hard living with lupus. My husband seems to think that it is "no big deal." It is hard with out 2 boys...More
Posted by torilane2
Reply: Onset symptoms 65 yr female first Dx of RA now Lup...
I am 67 and was diagnosed ten years ago. I have tested positive for ANA and for the RA factor. I have never...More
Posted by mopsie48
Reply: Lupus Quinicrine Plaquenil
need the same 3 questions answered, I'm also on 400 gm Plaquenil per day. please help if there is anyone...More
Posted by gracie1258
Reply: lupus symptoms
I'm so glad I read your post. I was diagnosed with lupus in 08. I was put on predisone for 7 years and...More
Posted by An_261592
Reply: Cold
I can relate completely. Sometimes I can get so cold that I'm in a couple shirts plus a sweatshirt. It might...More
Posted by jenn1480
SLE and ME
Hello to all the lupies out there. I was diagnosed with sle in 2008 after my husband passed. I was put on...More
Posted by jenn1480
Reply: Nail bed pain
I have been having this kind of pain shooting like fiery needles through my fingernail beds, and I...More
Posted by agapemomma
Prior PE, predisposition to clots during pregnancy...
Hello, I took coumadin for 6 months after delivery of my son Max in February 2013. Now, since my...More
Posted by jennmaxwell2013
Reply: red raised rash on upper chest...
I had the same rash on my chest and had biopsies that confirmed skin Lupus I am also being treated for SLE
Posted by magilla1962
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Reply: Which is Worse?
I find the fatigue has more impact on my life. If I have pain, I'm better off if I get moving and I seem to...More
Posted by deej897
Reply: No "New Normal"
Hi warrior What tests did they run to tell you your liver and heart were inflamed?More
Posted by pennbird
Reply: Organ involvement
I have autoimmune hepatitis and see a liver specialist regularly to keep it under control. I had many years of...More
Posted by nancyj95
Reply: Help
Thank u for the advce pennbird.....a physician that thinks outside the box is what I need. Many...More
Posted by warriorstrong67
Reply: seeking local support group in Southern California
Hi am Cheri and I have also had a life long history with lupus and I am now 59 and I have also had major...More
Posted by An_260691
Reply: Adderall anyone?
I have lupus and ADD and have taken Adderall for a long time, it helps me concentrate and get going in the...More
Posted by rann1227
My latest blood tests show among other things:hyperlipidemia.What does it really menas,and what impact has it...More
Posted by terezin
Panful Day
The last two days have been so painful and I have learned that even with so meds some day you just have to...More
Posted by An_260691
Reply: plaquenil
I have been on a 400 mg dose (200 BID) of Plaquenil for over 2 years. I get regular eye exams, but no...More
Posted by mctdsle
Rash after Rituxan
I have had Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD) for two years, with primary features of SLE and Polymyositis....More
Posted by mctdsle
Today I wake up with great upper abs pain so bad that I felt like I was going to pass out, it's a felling...More
Posted by An_260691
I wake up took my shower and my skin got the itching like crazy and I use the best of skin care soap thank...More
Posted by An_260691
My Story Shot Out
I'm Cheri and I am ex-military (Army) they retired me, my family often day it was because they could find...More
Posted by An_260691
Hello World
Hi everyone, well I wake up this morning feeling joyful and good but after a few mins of just messing around...More
Posted by An_260691
Reply: Hoping for a diagnosis
I have found during my 30 years dealing with lupus that natural supplements can help ease or even help control...More
Posted by tcheri
Reply: 2012 Lupus Roll Call - Please introduce yoursel...
Hi Donna My name is Cheri I do pray that your are having a Joyful Day. I have been living with lupus for...More
Posted by tcheri
Newbie to this community
Hey guys. My name is Donna and I live in Broward County in FL. I am 334 living with Lupus. Diagnosed when I was...More
Posted by dlf1414
Reply: Newly infected with Lupus
thank you all for your support; I am on plaquenil-but haven't been on it long enough to see if it works.. I...More
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