gailtg

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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 blush on my cheeks and nose .. not sure if that's the infamous butterfly rash or not??? I would love to find a New Hampshire or Massachusetts Lupus specialist that I could make an appointment with. Does anyone have any recommendations? I am not a good one to "wait and see" . Looking forward to this website . .and "meeting" many of you! Thanks for being there! Gail
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