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  1. Benlysta round 2

    Hello everyone,

    Had my second dose of Benlysta on Monday and not sure if these new side effects are lupus or Benlysta related but will continue with my scheduled third dose on 7/06 and Ill see if these side effects continue. Here are the side effects I have experiencing abdominal pain, twitching of my right arm and right middle finger, pain shooting down my left leg everytime I stand up from a sitting position, limbs feel heavy, and lots of pain from my flare up not sure if the med ...
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  2. Had my first Benlysta treatment

    Hi everyone,

    I had my first treatment of Benlysta on 06/03/11 and it went well, up until I got home and had some dizzy spells. Wont let a few dizzy spells stop me from continueing with the treatment. So here is how my weekend went, had severe abdominal pain, lots of joint and muscle pain to the point i was ready to put myself out of my misery but I self medicated and was able to get the pain somewhat under control. I cant say for sure if it was the Benlysta or my Lupus rearing its ...
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  3. Answers provided on this forum

    Quote Originally Posted by luv1only63 View Post
    i am new to this site and have learned so much from reading the posts. i have a couple of questions, 1. how is a flare defined? and i now have scaly dry patches on my ankles, legs and feet. could this be associated with lupus?
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  4. i keep going to the dr's

    well i didn't go to work again and I'm off to the Dr again. i keep getting these dizzy and light headiness spells.. i read that you should go to the Dr for everything to keep a paper trail , so when i have to go on S.S. it might getting me on it faster. not sure if this is true. i hate the way i feel anymore and i want to be healthy again..
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  5. Results 5/18/2011

    Back form the docs, I think he is trying to keep my hopes up.positive on the ANA test...again. but he is waiting on the results from another test for Lupus.....I have also had my R.A. diagnosis taken away...
    May I ask you a question, should i Expect this roller-coaster ride from the docs? no meds yet....
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