... ose criteria odd when I first saw them. Maybe that's because they don't describe the things most common in lupus. Instead they describe things that distinguish lupus from other conditions. ... (6 replies)
... he week because one kid in a class that I was teaching was just back from being sick and he had a sore throat. I agree with you that our bodies act in their own lupus way. ... (25 replies)
... Hi, my name is Tricia and I am new here and I was recently diagnosed with lupus. Although my pain comes and goes, I always seem to have some joint stiffness and some of my joint inflammation never goes away.
However, this past weekend, I have had one of the worst flare-ups I've ever been through. My entire body hurts and burns, but my joints are on fire. I am also sooo... (25 replies)
... My sister has had lupus for 20 years. I have never seen her have a flare last more than a couple of days before. ... (4 replies)
... Hi & welcome to the group! I'm sorry to read your post---things can't have been easy for you for some time now...
In response to your question about pain migrating: mine sure did. For me, one day it would be screaming shoulders; the next, elbows---then some days, three or more joints. My pain is always symmetrical, simultaneously affecting left & right "whatever".
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... I was diagnosed with lupus fall 2004 based on positive ANA, protein in urine, aches and pains, some minor rashes, etc. I also have Hashimoto's thyroiditis. ... (2 replies)
... ake sense of it all. I have also spent way too much time researching diseases and conditions, especially ones of a neurological nature. As for a tremor....yes, Lupus can cause a tremor. I do not know how common it is. MS can cause a tremor. This is very common. A tremor can also be a neurosis all by itself. ... (3 replies)
... Does Lupus cause tremors? ... (3 replies)
... Becasuse i'm new to this, when i say "this" i mean actually talking to other lupus patients. I didn't really express correctly my concerns. ... (5 replies)
... Systemic lupus can apparently be pretty hard to "catch" on blood reports, in some people, as antibodies can rise and fall as flares come and go. ... (5 replies)
I've taken Plaquenil for 4 yrs. now (I have the "SCLE" lupus subset). I adapted quickly, with only brief period of "halo" effect during night driving. Plus a wee bit of tummy upset in the first couple of days. But for me, with years of IBS, that was nothing.
Other improvements: overall fatigue, pain & stiffness, photosensitivity (I also wear sunblock, hats &... (9 replies)