Well this Wednesday the 18th of May, 2011. I will be seeing my Arthritis doctor again, He wanted to be sure that in fact I do have Lupus. I kind of already know It will be positive on the ANA nuclear test. but will try to keep a brave front about it, should it be Positive Nuclear ANA. Rheumatoid Arthritis I hope I get some meds for this. These past few days have been hurtful. But Today I Installed a new CPU in my laptop. Hands are killing me, but I got it done.
I've had Lupus for many years.. Back in 1972 when I was 12 years old I was diagnosed with Sarcoidosis, a Lung disease.. shortly thereafter I had bilateral polyneuphritis, a kidney disease. Fortunately for me My Specialist treated my illness with Chemo. In the 70's Lupus was known as a fatal disease so the diagnosis was not easily given.. Over the years I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, RA, an Autoimmune disease and ITP.. all stem from the LUPUS diagnosis... I've been through everything and have
I apologize, but I need to vent for a bit. Today started out fine, a normal Wednesday. Got to the hospital around 7:15am to start my four hour round of Plasmapheresis. Found out my platelets increased on their own from 52,000 to 60,000, so I was pretty happy about that. The Doctor informed me that they needed to remove the catheter in my neck because it had been in for too long (they are supposed to last two weeks, mine had been in for 7 weeks). I knew this was coming, so I wasn't surprised.
Went to a orthopedic specialist and was told that I have Lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. The blood results confirmed this. I am confused and a bit scared to be honest with everyone.
Originally Posted by Arlene
Help: I had root work done and now have an infected Jaw. 6 days of strong anti biotics and still pain and not much sleep. Anyone know a good Endondontist? I live in San Diego
Ca. New to this Posting and looking for answers.
Thanks for any Help.