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Hi, I haven't gotten all my test results back, but I was wondering if anyone else had any other immune disorders before being diagnosed? I have a diagnosed non-specified autoimmune disorder but now they think I might have lupus and a hos...
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Does anyone have hourseness with lupus , and I get a rash on my leg close to my ankle and it fades a little but it has yet to totaly disappear, it looks like the rash that I have seen on peoples faces. Please someone answer these quest...
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Hi! I have been diagnosed with Lupus. I am 51 year old female. It's been almost 4 years and so it's very new to me. When something goes wrong, I feel that I must blame the lupus. Recently, I have been really experiencing more joint pa...
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My rheumatologist has diagnosed me with undifferentiated connective tissue disorder, which she thinks is 'likely' lupus. However my symptoms (occasional fatigue and joint pain, previous episodes of leukopenia) aren't enough for a lupus d...
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I have had symptoms for years & was dx with UDCTD but I recently had 3 months of a flare. I had labs done again that had a positive direct Ana , positive anti-smith, c3 80, but IFA said negative ANA. At the time I was on plaquenil for a ...
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I developed a rash on my cheeks whilst pregnant but not on my nose, since then I've develiopwed joint pain, mouth ulcers, fatigue and my kidneys and chest hurt, it will all happen at one from afew days to a few weeks My doctor has sent ...
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my drs all agree I have lupus symptoms and cant seem to find an answer. The blood tests all came back negative. For years I have had joint and muscle pain which over the past year has become very difficult to cope with especially around ...
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Hy there ! In the first place please escuse me for my english...but english its not my first language but I will try to do all my best for you to understand me. I was diagnosted with Hep C in 2006, started treatment with interfero...
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Do any of you see a neurologist for your lupus? Do any of you have many neurologic symptoms? I am in limbo with a dx between lupus and MS. It seems more like MS to me but it has been all but ruled out by a different neurologist (n...
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Does any body out there have lupus n if so can u tell me if you get itching with hives. All over your body 2 to 3 times a day I m going nuts with the scratching Please can u some one answer me I'm driving myself crazy
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I have had symptoms of Sjogren's syndrome for the past six years(dry mouth and dry eye) and recently started to develop pruning on fingers. I also, recently, started having swelling on sides of breast, muscle spasms in arm, loss of feel...
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I'm 34 I've been diagnosed with SLE lupus for a year and a half. I've failed on all medications Plaquenil cause me to lose over 70 pounds rapidly,Benlysta help with a lot of my symptoms but I started having shortness of breath palpitatio...
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Hi. Does anyone with lupus experience abnormal heart rhythm. My heart skips, flutters, beats slow, fast it's all out of whack. I wanted to know, does lupus treatment help your irregular heartbeat or do you need additional cardiac treatment.
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I woke up this morning not feeling bad except for my scalp. It felt really sore and bruised. The entire scalp. there was also alot more hair on my pillow, in my brush, everywhere. I was wondering if any of you ever had this and if th...
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I have been having problems with swallowing and dry mouth. I had a blood test to check for SSA and SSB antibodies and the results were SSA 34u/ml and SSB 5u/ml. Are these within the normal range? I assume so since my ANA test was negativ...
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I've been sick with I thought a cold or something last week, and I was in bed all last week. I wasn't feeling great last night but I decided to push myself and go to a concert . I sat most of the time, I was enjoying myself and was havin...
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does anyone know if it is a rule that crp and/or sed rate will be elevated with lupus or other associated autoimmune disorders when someone is positive for antibodies.
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Hello. In 2014, I had an ANA TIter ran with a result of <80 and the standard range is no her than <80. No further testing was ever done. My RA test came back negative. For the last 10-12 months I have had severe hand and finger pain ...
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Hello, all. I have been dealing with autoimmune issues for about 15 years now. I never got a formal diagnosis of anything other than fibromyalgia. I've always tested negative for the lupus antibodies, though have had ANA's as high as ...
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I was diagnosed with Lupus 5 years ago, but not officially by a RA Dr. until 2 months ago. I was always on treatment basics, but he put me on Cellcept then along with my prednisone, and plaquenile.. (not sure how to spell that) .. I also...
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