Originally Posted by wrightrs
I'm swelling so bad. When I've had this in the past the doctor just tells be to double up on my Lasix. So I going to try that. It's so bad can't wear my shoes. Glad the weathers is warm so I can wear flip flops. One of my hands are purple. I also have big red rings around my legs. Trying to keep my legs up. I'm also very foggy. Maybe my brain is swelling too lol!!!
Hi Everyone im new to this site but is finding it very helpful and cool so far. I never knew there were so many persons living with this horrible disease. Anyhow Ive been diagnosed with lupus since 2003 and since then my health has been a roller coaster ride. Even my immediate family members seem to be burdened by me and my constant cries for pain not to mention my hospital visits, numerous blood tests and monthly medication and specialist bills etc Trust me this is no walk through the park, and
Updated 04-08-2010 at 10:14 AM by Ms_Determined
Originally Posted by Lash
Hello my name is Larry and i'm 55, and was diagnosed this year 2010 with lupus. I was put in the hospital 2 times in 09 for what was thought to be a virus and to no avail was treated with antibiotics! Soon after i was dx with lupus with symptoms and a positive ana. I am taking prednisone and plaqunil, and have not had any more admissions or onsets. I have nights when i have a sticking needle like sensations acorss my abdomen, the more i touch it the more sensations! I've tried every thing from
Originally Posted by gailtg
Hi! My life seemed perfect until several months ago when my kidney function began to diminish. I was quickly diagnosed with stage 3 kidney disease with lupus being possible. My nephrologist has not yet diagnosed me with Lupus . .but has in my record . ."inactive lupus" . I think he's waiting for 1 more symptom / criteria to officially diagnose me. It's been overwhelming to go from perfectly healthy to having a non-curable disease! During this last week, I have noticed a subtle pink
I love other lupies cuz they understand! SO LONG my family (NOT hubby) but everyone else (not father) but EVERYONE else, including my 20 year old daughter and my own sister ses me as a BIG WHINER. All these years with joint and muscle pain, photosensitivity causing itchy rashes, welts...headaches, chronic anemia, nausea, more rashes, kidney problems, etc etc, and well, even though I'd LOVE a little validation, I"M NOT GOING TO GET IT.
Not one family member who is sick of