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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
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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
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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
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Hello World
Hi everyone, well I wake up this morning feeling joyful and good but after a few mins of just messing around...More
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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
No "New Normal"
I was officially diagnosed by my rheumatologist three weeks ago with SLE after two plus years of trying to...More
Posted by An_260621
This is my first time having a real Scalp.Attack it fells like you know when you were a kid and you got chicken...More
Posted by tcheri
Newly infected with Lupus
Hi everyone.. lesions formed from my elbows all spread over my body in only a few days-that was my first clue...More
Posted by mizzzcat
Dazed and confused....
I have an issue that I'm hoping someone else has experienced. I was diagnosed with SLE in 1996 (positive...More
Posted by valelswick
Hello, New here and have questions about lupus?
Hello everyone First off, I apologize if I have posted this in the wrong area. I have a few...More
Posted by thatonegirlmandy
It Works
Has anyone tried any of the It Works products? I have been searching for information online and have found...More
Posted by tambrain
I'm just confused
hello everyone, i just want to ask if anyone know when the lupus attack again after long time sleep in the...More
Posted by lalabs82
feel like I'm going crazy
I was diagnosed with lupus about 2 weeks ago. My doctor started me on prednisone and I felt great after a few...More
Posted by julie1221
Hi, I have Lupus, just a couple of months ago, I had external hemorrhoids that lasted for 2 weeks while...More
Posted by bamagal42
Low-Cost or Free Lupus Screening
Hi all, I don't have health insurance at the moment (hoping to sign up for next year but may still face...More
Posted by sierrarho
Lupus or something else???
For the last twelve months, maybe more, I have been having a range of symptoms that includes joint pain...More
Posted by debra_2480
Can't get this smell out of my system. Please hel...
Hi, I have had Lupus for the last 18 years. I'm 51 years old and have everything imaginable that comes with...More
Posted by dixie2020
doctor appt a year away
Has anyone else heard of a first time patient newly diagnosed not getting an appointment for a whole year?...More
Posted by melissa_513
Temperature of home for Lupus
A person (female) tells me their Lupus will flare up if the temperature in the house is 72-74 degrees. She...More
Posted by lewist2014
Diet for Lupus Nephritis ?
Hello Everyone, I have a question and your help will be appreciated. Last year my friend was diagnosed...More
Posted by muttdog77
Newly Diagnosed
Hi there I'm Lauren, I'm 30, I have 2 daughters, and I've been married for 10 years. I've had Grave's...More
Posted by makalasmama
my life with Lupus
I was diagnosed approximatly two years ago.I didn't date anyone until July of this year.I got back together...More
Posted by ladylupus2
I was just diagnosed with Lupus. The Dr. wants to put me on Plaquenil. He claims it is a safe drug. I read...More
Posted by An_259659
How does everyone manage pain ?
Hello Everyone. I am writing to ask a question about pain, and how each deals with it. My doctor...More
Posted by lainemarieee
immunosuppressive medication such as cytoxan
I was first told I had SLE in 1980. In 1986 I was treated with buckets of stiroids (60-90 mg/day) and cytoxan...More
Posted by lmn2520

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Lupus Kidney Disease Skin Problem
Hello, I have lupus kidney disease and it is currently at a very severe stats. I urinate very often and...More
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Fibromyalgia and Lupus- Which Symptoms are Which?
I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in 1996 when I was in my teens. I had a fifteen year stretch where I didn't...More
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Hopelessly Waiting
In April 2012 (2 months after turning 40) I began having joint pains, muscle pains, fatigue, low grade temps,...More
Posted by amy8613
Sexual Intercourse and Lupus
Ok, here goes.....I am seeing a girl who has Lupus. She has what appears to be a form of vaginal warts that...More
Posted by An_259244
Hair loss
When I put my hair up in a pony tail there's one spot where the hair won't go straight back. Instead it's...More
Posted by An_259188

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