I was an Army Nurse in Vietnam in 1969 and it looks like I definitely have an auto immune disease, will see the Rheumatologist on August 9th, 2011. Are there any research studies linking Agent Orange and Lupus ?
Thx and my heart goes out to all of you suffering due to exposure to AO !
I am the daughter of a Vietnam Vet who was exposed to Agent Orange. I was just diagnosed with Lupus, Sjogren's, and Raynaud's a couple weeks ago.
In my research about the disease I stumbled across an article you might find interesting. It appears there is enough suspicion about a relationship between Agent Orange and Lupus to warrant a study or two about it. VA publication from 2007: http://www.publichealth.va.gov/docs/agentorange/reviews/ao_newsletter_oct07.pdf
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