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After my 1st visit to rheumy I thought I had a clear diagnosis, which was lupus, Hashimoto's, antiphospholipid syndrome, inflammatory arthritis-maybe RA, and fibromyalgia. I started plaquenil and had a steroid injection.
Just as I began…Continue
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hope today finds you happy and well. as for me, i'm waging war with day 2 of a flare up. it has been a really long time since having a flare this rough with the symptoms i fought with in the beginning. my spine and…Continue
Dear LifeWithLupus Family and Friends,
Our prayers go to those affected by the Boston Marathon bombing. We also hope that none of our members were directly affected by it in any way.
Those who have listened to Scott’s …Continue
Finding a new doctor can be difficult, and very scary. Being prepared can make the whole experience much easier on you, and on the new doctor. Remember that the doctor works for YOU, and if you are…Continue
Lupus is a systematic 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.
I have been sinking and sinking into myself this past week. Not only was fatigue pressing into my spirit but I was sinking into a dark hole within. Someone said something to me today when I got out of bed, "It's about time you got out of that funk."…Continue
Boy, im on a roll today, better watch out, my brain is spinning and i am able to express myself today, i am going from up to down. I posted this on the fibrolyalgia forum as well so i am going to share it with you.a few days ago i was at a drive…Continue
somebody posted something earlier today that got me to thinking, she talked about getting to the point where you mourn for yourself because you are ill. another talked about having lupus for many many years and still cant come to terms with what she…Continue
I plan to talk to my rheumatologist about this, but I wanted to see if any of you have tried weight loss supplements after being dx with lupus? I was dx with lupus last year and was dx with ulcerative colitis 3 years prior to that.After 2 1/2 years…Continue
I posted yesterday about my blood results coming back w my liver being very high! Well I know this is going to sound gross but today I've stated have pure blood clots coming out my nose, & I'm not sick an haven't been! Anyone know why this maybe…Continue
i was just wondering if anyone has a problem with enlargement of the thyroid gland, mine is (had ultrasound) but my blood test came back ok, i have a strong family history of thyroid problems and thyroid cancer. my grandmother, her sister, 2 of my…Continue
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