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Lupus
Jul 28, 2015
... Welcome to the boards. You might find the sticky posts at the top of the lupus board helpful. It generally requires 4 or more of the criteria for classification to be diagnosed with lupus. It sounds like you would feel more comfortable having more evidence to be certain. ... (1 replies)
... I am not sure but I would say I am probably photosensitive. The pictures I find online of Lupus and photosensitive rashes always look a lot more severe than anything I've had so I don't know what to think about them. ... (6 replies)
... I am not sure but I would say I am probably photosensitive. The pictures I find online of Lupus and photosensitive rashes always look a lot more severe than anything I've had. I tried to link a couple pictures of my arm and chest. ... (6 replies)

Help!
Jul 17, 2015
... So I saw my rheumy last week. He still believes this is fibro. He even had a muscle tightness test he uses as a tool to diagnose fibro and mine number was very high, consistent with fibro. He knows I highly suspect lupus though...and who knows, maybe I have both. ... (20 replies)
... Welcome to the boards! Glad you decided to participate. Several of your symptoms fit with lupus or a similar AI disorder. It will be important to try to narrow it down to see which one it is. ... (8 replies)
... Hello! I've been reading through the message boards off and on for a few months, and decided to join today. I'd love opinions re my situation... ... (8 replies)
... my doctors ever ran the test. ... (3 replies)
... It is interesting to hear that we had very similar findings in the beginning. I would be very interested to hear a little about how your lupus developed. Did you get other antibodies later in life? ... (3 replies)
Help!
Jun 30, 2015
... Wanted to give an update...I got the blood work results back from my last rheum appointment. Detailed autoimmune panel, plus CBC, tons of pages, pretty much everything under the sun. ... (20 replies)
Bummed
Jul 21, 2015
... Hi, again. I'm glad you're seeing your rheum sooner, not later, and I hope you lay out exactly what you described here. Like you, I question ascribing everything to fibromyalgia! Maybe you need an MRI of your upper spine? ... (6 replies)
... welcome. I'm sorry for your issues! Seeing a rheumatologist is definitely the best thing to do next. I'm curious whether your "shingles" could have been something else altogether. ... (1 replies)
... November of last year I completely stopped having periods. Fast forward to January and my hair began falling out. I probably lost half of my hair. Then, in April I got shingles in my scalp, face and jaw line into my chin and lips. ... (1 replies)
... t make it sound like it was all that important. The reason why I quit taking plaquenil was due to the GI problems it caused me. ... (6 replies)
... Hi. Actually, some of your symptoms could have been caused by Prednisone. It can cause anxiety, dizziness, racing heart, elevated blood sugar, glaucoma, and many other problems. ... (6 replies)
... welcome. You and I sound like a matched set! I'm only a patient, of course, so here are my "patient" answers. For the record, I was diagnosed with lupus years ago with very similar findings. Since then, Plaquenil has helped me greatly, as has sun avoidance. ... (3 replies)
... I have lupus. I've had low Vitamin D, which probably started before my dx, then fell precipitously after I began avoiding sun. I take a daily supplement and am back in normal range. ... (1 replies)
... Ideally, supplementing Vitamin D will be the answer, but I'm glad your doctor intends to refer you to a rheum if things persist. Please let us know what happens. ... (5 replies)
... Good morning, floerbro. My guess is that you're still in that flare, judging from the hair loss you saw in the shower. ... (6 replies)
... I went to the doctor because I have been very tired for a long time. ... (3 replies)
Meds that can help
May 17, 2015
... you were sure, you'd be eligible for the prescription meds that work best for it. ... (2 replies)


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