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I am 67 years old. I long ago gave up expecting my family to understand me and lupus is only one facet of me. I get along better with younger third cousins than I do with the people in my generation. I think the younger…Continue
Well, it's four in the morning and I cant sleep. I have a colonoscopy scheduled at 930 this morning. I had weeks of rectal bleeding and have had significant anemia. I'm nervous what they will find and I'm also nervous they might damage…Continue
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!
So it was about two months of not eating, and running several tests before getting anywhere. They did an EGD and colonoscopy to see if they could figure out why I couldn't eat. All that it showed was inflammation, I wish it had shown something so I…Continue
Okay, so my question is about joint pain. For the most part, during flare ups I wake up very stiff, I feel swelling in hands and feet, and my joints hurt. I then get a hiatus, pain is still lingering but not as bad, and then by night I am hurting…Continue
Yes me too. I have been experiencing back pain for my entire adult life. I am 67 years old and can barely remember a day when I have not suffered from back pain. I was difficult to dx because some of the pain came from a swollen kidney that was…Continue
I recently went to a dermatologist to find out what was going on with my skin and the sun. I have read many posts and blogs about photosensitivity and how each person has differing symptoms. Well for me, when I am exposed to the sun, my skin…Continue
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