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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!
ok, so this is probably going to sound like the most hair-brained crazy question ever :)But can drinking Coke cause a flare? I used to love coke! Never drank it very much, but on occasion it would just hit the spot :) But after awhile I started…Continue
Well I went to the dr today, I have to use a public hospital so I see students. My dr basically couldn't give me the official diagnosis because his attending wouldn't do it. They are going to send me to rhuematology. That could be next year before…Continue
So I am working on an ethnography paper for my comp. class and so I am wondering what is a normal day for you all? What do you do? How do you use your "spoons"? What do you use to help you get through the day? Or anything you would like to add.…Continue
Would love to hear from my fellow lupies.. I finally decided to go on disability. I talked with my pcp and my rheumy and told them that I just couldn't do this anymore (work). My pcp told me that she understood, that I have been having such a time.…Continue
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