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Reply: Vitamin D
It is possibly a lot to take on a chronic basis but certainly is used short term...More
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Reply: Vitamin D
taking that much is unnecessary and possibly dangerous without monitoring of the...More
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Diagnosing Lupus
In response to a number of questions regarding diagnosing lupus. I would refer you...More
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Reply: Tapering steroids
no. It would depend on why it was being given. If the inital dose was high ( 40...More
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Tapering steroids
Many patients with SLE take steroids to treat their disease. You should be taking...More
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Reply: Lupus and Disabilty
sounds like a rough experience. Some physicians consider it a conflict of interest...More
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Lupus and Disabilty
SLE can be disabling but fortunately not always. While you may think that you are...More
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Minimizing steroid side effects
It is likely that most lupus patients will at some time be taking steroids to...More
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Vitamin D
Lupus patients are rightfully told to avoid the sun since it can flare the...More
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