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  1. Thread: hello

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    Hi Robert! Welcome to the site! I guess you...

    Hi Robert!
    Welcome to the site! I guess you could say I am new here, since I signed up awhile ago, but haven't posted much since then. I have SLE too, and I can so relate to the no sleep thing! I...
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    My periods have become irregular, not exactly...

    My periods have become irregular, not exactly sure when it started happening. I am on 200mg of Plaquenil twice a day too. I started in January of 2009, and now I am wondering if this is related. I...
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    Hi Liz, I can relate to your post. When my...

    Hi Liz,
    I can relate to your post. When my rheumie put me on Plaquenil, I was very hesitate and scared to take it. But it has really helped me. It took about a month for it to really kick in.

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  4. Thread: Hi Im New here!!

    by JennM
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    Hi Ivana! I was diagnosed with SLE and APS in...

    Hi Ivana! I was diagnosed with SLE and APS in 2004. I have a lot of your symptoms. They come and go. I was never really sick until I moved to Nevada after 1995. One of the first symptoms was really...
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    Upcoming Meeting Schedule

    Hi, I live what I call pretty close to Vegas (even though it is about 260 miles north of me) and would be interested in knowing when these meetings occur. I go to Vegas periodically and would...
  6. Thread: Need advice

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    Hi and welcome to the group. I would recommend...

    Hi and welcome to the group. I would recommend that you go see a rheumatologist to confirm the diagnosis. I was first diagnosed with SLE in 2004 after a hospital stay for a blood clot in my lower...
  7. Thread: Overwhelmed

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    Hi Deb, I'm 38 years old and was diagnosed with...

    Hi Deb, I'm 38 years old and was diagnosed with SLE in 2004, but denied having it and didn't start taking care of myself and going to doctor regularly until this past year. Part of the reason, I was...
  8. Thread: Plaquenil

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    I have just started taking plaquenil recently...

    I have just started taking plaquenil recently beginning at the end of January. My Rheumie tells me that it will take 4 to 12 weeks to notice any difference. I take 200mg twice daily. She also put me...
  9. Thread: Quitting smoking

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    Krissy, I don't smoke, but I have known others...

    Krissy,
    I don't smoke, but I have known others who have successfully stopped with a prescribed drug called Chantex. YOu can ask your doctor to prescribe it, it is covered under insurance. Anyway,...
  10. Thread: Hello everyone

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    Tammy, Hi, I am new to this Board too, just...

    Tammy,
    Hi, I am new to this Board too, just joined today actually. I have SLE, but not fibromyalgia. I do know someone that does have it though, my husband's grandmother. She started taking...
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    I was just put on Plaquenil about 2 weeks ago,...

    I was just put on Plaquenil about 2 weeks ago, and my doctor says that it is a low dose and I shouldn't have any problems with it. I am taking 200mg twice a day. I plan on getting a baseline eye...
  12. Thread: New Comer

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    Lori, Gosh, I really appreciate your kind words...

    Lori,
    Gosh, I really appreciate your kind words and words of encouragement! You made me cry! I seem to be crying alot lately. I hate that, but can't seem to help it. I am going to take better...
  13. Thread: New Comer

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    Krissy, I hope everything goes good with your...

    Krissy,
    I hope everything goes good with your specialist appointment and he tells you that you don't really have lupus. That would be great for you.

    Being in denial doesn't stop the reality...
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    Don't give up! I understand how you feel. I have...

    Don't give up! I understand how you feel. I have often thought, it would just be easier to die. You have your whole life ahead of you. I struggle with the depression that goes along with this...
  15. Thread: New Comer

    by JennM
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    New Comer

    Hello, I found your wonderful forum while searching online for a support group and I must say I am excited to become part of it. I guess i need to start off with the history of my dreaded disease...
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