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    Having had a significant other who didn't get it,...

    Having had a significant other who didn't get it, like others I truly applaud your interest. Best tips I can offer, sometimes she will just need a hug, sometimes she will just need a friend,...
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    Thanks for sharing!

    Thanks for sharing!
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    Celiac disease (CD) is an autoimmune disorder. ...

    Celiac disease (CD) is an autoimmune disorder. Thus, not out of the question for anyone who has been diagnosed with any other autoimmune disorder.

    But Steve makes a good point. YOU and you alone...
  4. Thread: Newbie

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    Ginger, Welcome to the forum. I am a newbie to...

    Ginger, Welcome to the forum. I am a newbie to the forum, but not to SLE Lupus/autoimmune issues. I have never been able to articulate the leg (and feet) pain/itch into words well. I seem to...
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    Alice, So sorry you are having such a rough...

    Alice,

    So sorry you are having such a rough patch! Over the last 20 years I have experienced many ups and downs; during the down times I've come to embrace and trust the thought 'things will get...
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    Another thought...Care binder is an especially...

    Another thought...Care binder is an especially great idea for primary care-givers too--such as an aging parent.
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    Along the same line of thought, before every...

    Along the same line of thought, before every doctor's appointment I take some time to list my current medications and which ones I need refills on, primary reason(s) for the visit, current SLE...
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    I meant to share, in case you have not already...

    I meant to share, in case you have not already heard this tip: If you find yourself without an ugent relief inhaler... a hot cup of regular coffee (with caffiene) can bring relief too. Metabolic...
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    A few thoughts... asthma can be a symptom of...

    A few thoughts... asthma can be a symptom of another illness, as well as a diagnosis. Have you been tested for allergies?

    Someone pointed this out, but worth repeating, asthma (like SLE Lupus)...
  10. Thread: Vertigo

    by Tammy1962
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    Diane, I have intermittent, tingling/numbness...

    Diane,

    I have intermittent, tingling/numbness on my left side. Face is usually persistent, but mild tingling. Limb numbness (severe "going to sleep") is debilitating, but passes within 15...
  11. "So we are not crazy afterall" I so 'get' this...

    "So we are not crazy afterall"

    I so 'get' this comment!

    Spent two years at a very famous medical clinic, after they performed a major surgery that left me with permanent complications. ...
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    Melody, You are definately in my prayers. I'm so...

    Melody, You are definately in my prayers. I'm so very sorry things are so tough for you right now. Cyber hugs! Tammy
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    Dog gone! I typed a comment and not sure what...

    Dog gone! I typed a comment and not sure what happened to it?

    Anyway, so sorry you are having a bad day! Very glad you have a support system! Some of us are not so fortunate and that really...
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    My doctor rarely increases my steriods for...

    My doctor rarely increases my steriods for pleurisy pain treatment alone. However, he factors in the blood-work and other active symptoms--joints, fatigue, hair loss et al.

    Those who have had it,...
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    After 20 years of moderate to low doses (5-30mg)...

    After 20 years of moderate to low doses (5-30mg) of prednisone, I have a love-hate relationship with steriods. It is the most effective medication to control my SLE Lupus et al. However, it has...
  16. Thread: Vertigo

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    Tadpole, ENT ruled out positional vertigo and ran...

    Tadpole, ENT ruled out positional vertigo and ran hearing test, but not an MRI. He felt it was Lupus related because it responded to increasing steriods, thus he stopped short before an MRI.

    As...
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    Two childhood issues lead me to believe my first...

    Two childhood issues lead me to believe my first symptoms may have surfaced around the time I began menstruating? First of many dermoid tumors were surgically removed when I was 13. 28 surgeries...
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    Vertigo v. dizziness or Vertigo and dizziness. ...

    Vertigo v. dizziness or Vertigo and dizziness.

    From reading through these post, I see two different symptoms and I have experienced both.

    Mountaindreamer said "I have experienced times where i...
  19. Thread: Vertigo

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    Guess the saying is true, "misery loves company"....

    Guess the saying is true, "misery loves company". SLE Lupus et al for over 20 years, but first vertigo episode awoke me at 4am two years ago. I literally crawled to the phone and called my mom to...
  20. Thread: School

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    Before I was diagnosed, I attempted to work full...

    Before I was diagnosed, I attempted to work full time and attend college classes. 30 years later, I am still working on my degree. I found Upper Iowa University who offers a self-paced external...
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