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... of diagnosed patients ever step into the SLE path. ... (3 replies)
... Kathryn, I'm sorry you are in pain. I know what it's like to not let that stop you when you want to spend time with the grandkids. That is the best thing in the world, isn't it? ... (18 replies)
... Hi and welcome! ... (3 replies)

... I hope you don't mind me answering. I'm not diagnoses yet, but I can speak from experience and lots of reading. Others with more experience will hopefully chip in. ... (1 replies)
... he did say that my other antibodies could become positive over time, so they will keep testing. I think they've all been run about 3 times and I don't think there has been any borderline ones. ... (3 replies)
... which he acknowledges is extremely high. But all other antibody tests are negative as is my rheumatoid factor so he says I definitely don't have lupus or ra. He is starting me on hydroxychloroquine but only because of my joint pain he says. He said the ana is likely hereditary... ... (3 replies)
... Vee! I appreciate the responses. My rheum did say she wanted to make sure it was the Plaquenil working and not the Naproxen but I did call and she approved of me taking the Naproxen on the "bad days", which is very helpful. ... (5 replies)
... months to build up to working fully. So I would think it reasonable to take the Naprosyn while the Placquenil is building up, but this should be approved by your Dr. Hopefully, as the Placquenil becomes effective, less or no Naprosyn will be needed. ... (5 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and my Rheumatologist says the same thing yours does. She can't definitively dx me with Lupus as of now but believes that it will progress to Lupus. I don't necessarily understand all of that because MCTD is a combination of three autoimmune diseases... ... (18 replies)
... I love the outdoors so I hate all that, but I quickly concluded there's no temporizing with photosensitivity. ... (3 replies)
... In the past few months I personally have put together a puzzle of strange symptoms that lead me to wonder if I too had Lupus. ... (1 replies)
... Hi and welcome. ... (5 replies)
... Hi everyone, new here! I've been reading these boards for a few months but I've been feeling kind of alone since meeting with my rheum and I thought it might be helpful to talk with other people who understand what I'm going through. ... (5 replies)
... Sockie, I too had frequent episodes of labored breathing and racing heart. Both have virtually disappeared since I began Plaquenil and avoiding sun. In his chapter covering heart and lungs, one of the lupus hardcover authors, a famous rheum, calls such things "pants and pulses". ... (3 replies)
... also scarring in my ears and sometimes get lesions and rashes from the sun if I use perfumed sun cream etc..!! ... (3 replies)
... Hello, I'm new to the boards and I wanted to see if maybe others have experienced what I am going through right now or maybe shed some light on something for me. ... (4 replies)
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Jul 3, 2014
... Hi and welcome! Glad you found us. I'm only a patient, but that said, I imagine this could be lupus or a "close cousin" such as MCTD, RA, etc. ... (3 replies)
... My rheumatologist diagnosed me with lupus about ten days ago. ... (3 replies)
... Crofty, hello and welcome! I'm so sorry to be this slow in writing. ... (3 replies)
... I went for my second visit with the rheumatologist today. Just to recap, my first visit was a month ago. I'm 61 years old. ... (18 replies)


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