I am sorry that you are going through this. This article has some information on drug-induced lupus. Like your doctors, it too says that drug-induced lupus symptoms typically go away within a few weeks of stopping the medicine and that symptoms are usually milder than in typical lupus. It might be a good idea to once again consult with your doctor as to what your continuing symptoms may mean. The above article does state that "the symptoms are not permanent. They will eventually disappear after you stop taking the medicine." Please keep us updated on how you are doing!
While you wait for community members to chime in with personal experiences, you might find this lupus overview helpful. It has some of the most common problems and symptoms that people with lupus have. I wish you the best of luck at your appointment. Please let us know what you find out!
I am so sorry that you are having to deal with this excessive sweating. Have you spoken with your doctors about your symptoms? I found this article about causes of excessive sweating . I am not a medical professional, but what you describe sounds to me like what the article calls General Hyperhidrosis (it says that it occurs mainly at night and the sweating is all over the body, not localized to hands or feet). This similar article lists thyroid problems as one of the possible causes and has some possible treatments. Setting up an appointment to talk with your doctor about your symptoms and try to come up with an appropriate treatment plan would probably be best for you.
I encourage you to visit our Lupus Health Center where you can find information on symptoms, treatment options and living with lupus. It is a great place to stay up-to-date on new lupus findings and search through slideshows and videos for more lupus support.
I would also like to make you aware of our Day2Night tool which will give you great tips to at-home management of your lupus.
I hope these help, and I'm sure that you will get some more feedback from the community members!
WebMD's Day2Night will help you develop personal coping strategies for living with lupus – at home, at work, or with family and friends.
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