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    I had always used Neutrogena #30. A 4 oz. bottle...

    I had always used Neutrogena #30. A 4 oz. bottle being about $10.00. Since then a dermatologist my dad went to for skin cancer recommended
    a little-known brand called "NO-AD". A 16 oz. bottle is...
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    Hi Rhonda, I just finished reading "Lupus Q&A...

    Hi Rhonda,

    I just finished reading "Lupus Q&A by Robert G. Lahita and Robert H. Phillips. One of the topics referred to the connection between MS symptoms and the Antiphospholipid Syndrome (which...
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    I can completely relate to the way you feel. I...

    I can completely relate to the way you feel. I think it's pretty common that when we're feeling good we tend to over do and then pay for it the next day. Unless you're living it, nobody understands...
  4. Hi Milagro, I have a feeling your doctor's...

    Hi Milagro,

    I have a feeling your doctor's frustration comes from her own issues. She probably feels incompetent to treat you, and therefore has to make YOU feel like crap! You would think, "Not...
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    I have used Neutrogena for years. Then my sister...

    I have used Neutrogena for years. Then my sister and my dad who both had skin cancer were recommended a sunblock which is almost identical (to me, at least) to the Neutrogena, but MUCH cheaper. It's...
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    Hi! Me too! I noticed mine is worse after I...

    Hi! Me too! I noticed mine is worse after I have shaven my legs. Once I was foodshopping and it was winter so I had workboots on. I had been fine, then all of a sudden the itch was unbearable. ...
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    Hi Lexi, Sounds interesting and challenging at...

    Hi Lexi, Sounds interesting and challenging at the same time! In this day and age, 'visual aids'. Maybe a 'lupus video game' (Just kidding of course.) Maybe a small video would be cool. They...
  8. Thread: Not Playing

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    Hi KTJ! I know the stuff I'm SUPPOSED to tell...

    Hi KTJ! I know the stuff I'm SUPPOSED to tell you (the take care of yourself, be careful to take your meds, etc. etc...) But I can tell by the sound of your post that you just need someone to agree...
  9. Thread: Bad day

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    AlloWeyo, I guess I'm not the ONLY one hobbling...

    AlloWeyo, I guess I'm not the ONLY one hobbling around walking my dog at least twice a day whether I want to or not! LOL! I do the same thing. I have a 2-1/2 y/o high energy dog who I have a real...
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    Mrs.Murdena! Hi! I can completely relate - I...

    Mrs.Murdena! Hi! I can completely relate - I seem to be going thru the same thing now, too. The good day/bad day roller coaster seems to come to me in spurts. I might go about 2 months where I...
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    Hi biancavizz! I know this is a late response to...

    Hi biancavizz! I know this is a late response to your post, but I had to write because, strangely enough, wierd lumps is what sent me to the dr. in the first place. One initially appeared on my...
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    Hi SoleSinger, I vaguely remember reading...

    Hi SoleSinger, I vaguely remember reading somewhere, on a past site perhaps where many people complained of this. Somehow when the blood work was good, they felt horrible. And the opposite was...
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    Dear SS. I loved your essay! Having lupus, and...

    Dear SS. I loved your essay! Having lupus, and reading your post sort of 'validated' the feelings I've had for a while. To make it short, I've always considered myself to be someone 'simple'...
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    Hi Sheryl, I, too, have a positive anti-dsDNA. ...

    Hi Sheryl, I, too, have a positive anti-dsDNA. The way it was explained to me was that the ANA test is sort of a 'marker' test. The anti-dsDNA sort of confirms the dx of lupus because it is sort...
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    Absoutely! Well actually, I consider myself to...

    Absoutely! Well actually, I consider myself to be very sociable. Strangely, I find the greatest people are those who (like us) are dealing with issues regarding health, etc... I feel I can't relate...
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    michele, I, too consider myself lucky. Really...

    michele, I, too consider myself lucky. Really puts things in perspective...
    We must both be on the 'emotional' see-saw that is lupus. I (I think) am just coming to terms w/the decreased amount of...
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    Hi Michele! Exposure to sun can trigger a flare....

    Hi Michele! Exposure to sun can trigger a flare. Lots of lupies feel very ill after spending even just a little time in the sun (headache, nausea, dizzy, fatigued, rash to name a few). Not...
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    Hi michele! Don't get freaked out about the...

    Hi michele! Don't get freaked out about the kidney issues. So long as the dr. treating you does periodic blood work and urinalysis, you'll be on top of your treatment. My rheumy runs a complete...
  19. Thread: New puppy.

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    Hi ALLoWEYo! Absolutely LOVE the pictures...what...

    Hi ALLoWEYo! Absolutely LOVE the pictures...what a cutie pie!!!

    Mitch
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    It sounds to me like the best medicine! Enjoy! ...

    It sounds to me like the best medicine! Enjoy!

    Mitch
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    Thank you for the info. It's much appreciated. ...

    Thank you for the info. It's much appreciated.

    Mitch
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    Congratulations on your new puppy! I was a...

    Congratulations on your new puppy! I was a little concerned about getting a dog, but my kids had been bugging for YEARS! I gave in, and as much as he drives me crazy and is exhausting (don't worry,...
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    ? about "we have lupus"

    Forgive me if I've missed something, but I was just wondering if the site was down for a period of time. I had been 'visiting' every day, then one day I could no longer find it. I continued to try...
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    Hi kkgadro! Reading your post was an eyeopener...

    Hi kkgadro! Reading your post was an eyeopener to me. I will rethink things when I feel I'M having a bad day. As I was reading it, it occurred to me that, if you belong to a church, maybe you can...
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    Hi dandoon 88! Sounds like your chance to make a...

    Hi dandoon 88! Sounds like your chance to make a point! I'm not the most creative person in the world, but if I had to guess, I might go with the theme of Lupus being so extremely complex and...
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