Lupylisa, thank you for your response. I just today got notice of your post. I appreciate the links you posted and find them very interesting. I live in the moutains of North Carolina, at 2800 feet elevation. I have found that when I go to lower elevations, like when we go to Florida in the winter, my symptoms often improve (non-hearing related, that is). I believe that higher elevations have a different kind of pressure that affects us lupies. What do you think?View Thread
Bad news from the audiologist this morning. In the last six months my hearing in my good ear (I'm deaf in the left) has gotten worse in 7 out of 9 frequencies. This is not the first loss in this ear. At this rate I'll be completly deaf in a few years. I see the rheumy next week and I'm wondering if he's going to change my meds (Imuran and Plaquenil). Do any of you have hearing loss from lupus? Has medication helped you? It seems my current meds aren't doing the job but I hate to go to something stronger. No one know for sure if the deafness in my left ear is from the lupus, but with the right ear going now, I need to get as much info as I can. Any information and personal experiences you can share are welcome. Thank you.View Thread
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