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gomezfamily909
01-14-2012, 10:33 PM
Hello,

I am a newbie to the forum and to lupus. So I have tons of questions :-)

kim,l
01-14-2012, 11:22 PM
hello and welcome whl feel free to look around all our forum and to ask any questions you might have although we are not doctors we are a here to support you the best we can just to listen or compare notes i no how hard it is when you are newly diagnosed and how frustrating it can be but we are here to help you with your frustration and any feelings you might have. we are a family here from all over the globe we have pretty good bunch here and now you are welcomed into our family hugs.

steve.b
01-15-2012, 01:26 AM
hello and welcome.

please read a few of the other posts.
they are our personal experiences with lupus.

there is a good post on understanding how to diagnose lupus.
basically, there are 11 criterea. you have to have at least 4 of them.

also lupus is usually only diagnosed after all other possabilities are ruled out.
i know you have been diagnosed, but doctors still take time to sort out what medications will work properly for you.

Desleywr
01-15-2012, 01:57 AM
Welcome enjoy your new family!

magistramarla
01-15-2012, 10:30 PM
Welcome to WHL.
Read through some of the threads here, and be sure to read the stickys.
There is usually someone hanging around here who will be glad to answer questions.
Hugs,
Marla