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Tip for helping with sores in your nose.
I get open sores in my nose sometimes like I do in my mouth. The problem is that there isn't a...More
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Gluten Intolerance is 5 times more common than cel...
Although until very recently, it was thought that gluten-intolerance without a positive test for celiac...More
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I am a man with Lupus of the skin and body. Heres ...
I had chronic hives caused by lupus for 8 months. The sun and anything making contact with my skin that day...More
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Lupus and Arthritis
My business class group created a Facebook page to link and support people with Arthritis and Autoimmune...More
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Hives & Rashes
I was just reading your post about hives. Egyptian Magic is amazing! It will almost always take them. It...More
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Helping Family Understand Your Pain
One of the hardest things for Lupus patients have to do is to help their families understand the...More
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10 Daily Habits to Reduce Chronic Pain
It's a Catch-22: You're hurting, so you don't exercise; but without exercise, you may lose muscle...More
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Not Everyone's Lupus is Created Equal
Nor are any of us the same. I think it's really important to find health care providers who are willing to...More
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Blood Test Results
I found a useful website that lists various blood tests and gives the definitions and normal ranges for them!...More
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lupus headaches
Have you tried migraine treatment medications for lupus headaches? I use maxalt 10 mg tablets. The...More
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Reminder: Please divide your posts into paragraph...
Some of the posts are long, They are very hard to read if they have no breaks in them. All you have to do...More
With love, with patience and with faith, we'll make our way.
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Email Digests Are Back!
Don't get to your favorite boards every day? We're all busy, so sometimes it is nice to have your...More
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Slideshow: Fibro-friendly Exercises
Fibromyalgia is commonly diagnosed with Lupus, and its muscle pain, relentless fatigue, disturbed...More
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Chronic Diarrhea
I suffered with chronic, painful, uncontrollable diarrhea for more than 20 yrs. A high fiber diet does help...More
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Questions??
Thank you for your advise. I have another question. My Dr. took me off my meds. I have felt more more...More
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IE Fix for Picture Cropping
We've found that some of our Members using Internet Explorer have issues with cropping images. If...More
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HOW TO: Get the Best Response to Your Question
If you're new to the Lupus Community, we welcome you! Sometimes coming to a new forum type of...More
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Kidney Pain and Lupus Nephritis
see a lot of people posting that they have flank pain in their lower back and think it is lupus kidney...More
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Diagnosing Lupus
In response to a number of questions regarding diagnosing lupus. I would refer you to the excellent...More
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Natural Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Looking for some natural treatments for rheumatoid arthritis, or RA? Check out this article on...More
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Tapering steroids
Many patients with SLE take steroids to treat their disease. You should be taking the lowest possible...More
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new posts in old discussions
So many new people keep resonding to REALLY OLD discussions like the CALLING ALL LUPIES and "hives with...More
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Lupus and Disabilty
SLE can be disabling but fortunately not always. While you may think that you are disabled, those that...More
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Please break up posts into paragraphs!!!
If you break up your posts it is much easier to read!!! Especially since several of us have vision issues! ...More
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Minimizing steroid side effects
It is likely that most lupus patients will at some time be taking steroids to control some aspect of...More
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help looking healthy
use a mineral bronzing foundation, then pat with powder. also instant leg tanners are great. for swollen...More
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What to do when someone tries to sell you a "cure"...
When someone tells me that they have a friend of a friend, of a friend who has something that supposedly...More
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Vitamin D
Lupus patients are rightfully told to avoid the sun since it can flare the disease. But guess what......More
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