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... Believe me, you don't want to take Prednisone if you don't have to. It works well, but it can cost you in the end with things like fractures due to osteoporosis and being immune compromised. I had 9 rib fractures! Ouch! ... (18 replies)
Some questions
Nov 21, 2003
... Ok, here we go..... It's taken me about 2 weeks to get up the nerve to do this! ... (3 replies)
Gold Allergy
Aug 28, 2005
... i have just been reading "Lupus the facts" by graham highes the famous lupus doctor. He talks about other similar diseases too. I saw nothing about gold allergy in Lupus but in his description of sjgorns syndrome he lists gold allergy as a feature you may want to check it out? ... (2 replies)

... ces. My story is somewhat similar. I have a definite dx of fibromyalgia, have had the lovely experiences of agoraphobia that you have described and was dx with lupus by my primary a couple of years ago. ... (6 replies)
... diseases. This sounds GOOD to me, that a whole BATTERY was probably ordered for you. You could ask for copies when the labs come back, to see what specific tests were ordered, and the results. ... (4 replies)
May 18, 2005
... I have just gone back through the board to see if I could find all of the posts regarding methotrexate, but with time they have gone. ... (12 replies)
... The neuro symptoms you describe are quite relevant. They are very typical of what many lupus patients complain of in their cognitive changes. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks so much this really makes things clearer, & can possibly help me with my frustration if I end up with this as a dx. I'm in pain 90% of the time, like something is almost ALWAYS hurting. I feel like a 30 yr old trapped in a 60 yr olds body :( (10 replies)
... Connective tissue disease is a group of diseases that fall under the larger numbrella of autoimmune disease. ... (10 replies)
... Dear MichelleAnn, I'm originally from PA, western side of state. What's the closest larger city to you? ... (4 replies)
... You are breaking my heart! I can totally relate with you, I think we all do. Lupus, and all the other great diseases under that umbrella, are so hard to diagnose. You feel like you are begging for a diagnosis, one way or another. You are doing a lot of the leg work and looking for the answers yourself. ... (14 replies)
Lupus vs MS ?
May 9, 2003
... Wow, you've had a lot to deal with!! I have lupus and my best friend has MS. Our symptoms sometimes are VERY similar. I know another who has lupus but while they were trying to figure out what was wrong with her they thought it might be MS. I really thought lesions in your spine or brain meant it WAS MS? ... (2 replies)
... Hi, I have Lupus and did have the epidural injections and spine surgery last year. I also had the same worries as you. ... (2 replies)
... I have been trying to figure out if what I am suffering from is Lupus, MS, or something else. As you all can relate, so many of these AI diseases have alot of the same symptoms. ... (12 replies)
... that have similar symptoms. DOn't know your health insurance situation.. but perhaps you can persuade your doctor to send you to a rheumatologist..that would be your best bet... get online ASAP and learn all you can about Lupus, it's symptoms.. ... (2 replies)
... of Lupus. I am an African American woman, 34 yrs old who was good health until 2002 when it became difficult to walk and I had extreme fatigue. ... (3 replies)
... is fluorescent lights! Fluorescent lights make me SO sick. Dizzy, nauseated, headaches, sore throat, muscle and joint pain ... before I was diagnosed, I would go to a store with bright fluorescent lights and within 30 minutes would be convinced I was coming down with some sort of bug. ... (6 replies)
... From what I've read Rhupus is treated with drugs that are usefull in both diseases, plaquenil, prednisone, NSAIDS and Methotrexate to name a few. ... (6 replies)
... I can feel for you as so many of us here seem to want a diagnosis, or just some answer why we feel so terrible. The fear of not knowing and where I will be and how bad my health in 10 years scares me. ... (10 replies)
... Hi, I would get another Drs. opinion esp if he rules out Lupus soley based on the fact that you don't have a rash...that is a foolish and undereducated reply. ... (6 replies)

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