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Lupus is a systemic autoimmune disease which affects any part of the body, including the skin, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, and nervous system. The immune system attacks the cells and tissues of the body, resulting to inflammation and tissue damage.
Symptoms of lupus vary from person to person, and may come and go. Almost everyone with Lupus has joint pain and swelling. Some develop arthritis. Frequently affected joints are the fingers, hands, wrists, and knees. Please click on FIRST TIME USERS and WELCOME! tabs for helpful info, also the Help tab for Links . THANKS!
Hi everyone. At this point, I have "mild lupus" meaning no organ involvement. I had a WHOLE bunch of blood work done as I am attempting to enter a clinical drug trial for new lupus drug. The nurse just called, and we are still awaiting some results.…Continue
Hello ladies .Does any one went thru invitro fertility treatment wile having lupus or any other auto immune disease ?If yes can you please share tips or expirions ?I had 3 miscarriages and I'm loosing hope and also I'm afraid if I will continue it…Continue
Does it help or hurt us to talk about our illness or should we just be living our life? I find that even though I like coming to the site for help and encouragement through conversation, I wonder if it hurts me or help me. I think about lupus a lot…Continue
I go back to see my rheumyin 2 weeks. I know he will answer this question but dont want to wait that long. I got recent bloodwork from clinic (they gave to me to take to Dr) my ANA was 1:320???? First time ANA was 1:40 and Dr wasn't concerned with…Continue
I am curious if others have dealt with Candida and to what extent. I am going through tests now to see if I still have Candida in my intestines and getting and endoscopy done to check for Candida in my esophagus along with checking for other…Continue
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