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  1. Thread: Using Imuran

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    Went to see the doc today because rash has come...

    Went to see the doc today because rash has come back all over body, and joints hurt big time. He also prescribed Imuran, I'm starting tomorrow, but also continuing Paquinil and Prednisone. He said...
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    Dizzy and clumsy/ How long is a flare?

    Has anyone else had any lightheadedness? I'm taking Plaquinil and Prednisone right now and often almost fall, especially when going up stairs or on uneven ground. It just makes you feel really...
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    A woman my husband works with has lupus and she...

    A woman my husband works with has lupus and she said with both pregnancies she felt better than ever, no flare ups at all, her husband even suggested to her doctor why they couldn't make a lupus pill...
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    Just wanted to wish everyone a very merry and...

    Just wanted to wish everyone a very merry and STRESSFREE Christmas. Been busy lately with work and kids Christmas projects. Thank God Friday is the last day of school and 95% of my shopping is done....
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    Wow guys you are the best, just uplifting to read...

    Wow guys you are the best, just uplifting to read your messages, PattyLatty can I come to Mexico with you 8)
    So far no problems with the Paquinil, I know it takes awhile to kick in, but some of...
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    Hi PattyLatty, I started prednisone about a...

    Hi PattyLatty,
    I started prednisone about a month ago, and it does make you feel better.
    Also had this huge spurt of energy and cleaned like crazy(also ate like crazy), I'm now reducing dose to...
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    Furious to hear what happened at your dr. appt.,...

    Furious to hear what happened at your dr. appt., do you think you can change drs, I hope so. Maybe you can take a friend with you to the next appt., that helped with me, we kind of joked our way...
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    Frustrated with Dr. Visit

    Just had my second visit with the rheumy, he wants me to start Paquinil as well as the Prednisone. I told him about all the new symptoms I've been having and he kind of blew me off and said they were...
  9. I did lose quite a bit of weight, before the dx,...

    I did lose quite a bit of weight, before the dx, and everything tasted horrible and gave you stomach ache. Since I've been taking the prednisone I'm literally obsessed with food. I love the grocery...
  10. Thanks for the input. I guess I'll ask the rheumy...

    Thanks for the input. I guess I'll ask the rheumy about the flu shot I finally have an appointment for this friday.
    Actually had an appointment on Oct. 10th for 10am, left the house at 9am for 45...
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    :) loved the Michael Jackson story, that would...

    :) loved the Michael Jackson story, that would explain some of it.
    Thanks for the laugh and welcome.
    Jo
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    Thanks

    Thank you for all the messages, finally feel like someone understands what i'm going through.
    I just read the spoon theory and loved it, and decided then and there, today no more spoons are going...
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    Just a quick hello from Jothebrit

    Just wanted to introduce myself. Joined this board a couple of days ago.
    I'm 37, female, grew up in Manchester, Britain and Heilbronn, Germany, moved to S.C. (boy was that a bad choice, when your...
  14. Flu shot Y or N --- Prednisone: Is it making me crazy?

    What is your opinion on the flu shot? To get or not to get? :?

    The other question I had, is who has tried prednisone? Just like to get some info, like does it make you fat, do you eat more, is...
  15. Thread: Brain Fog

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    I swear I just stood in a store and didn't speak...

    I swear I just stood in a store and didn't speak for 5 min. the assistant looked at me really funny, so was my son! :shock:
    Then I dropped him at the orthodontist and went to the bank and carwash,...
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    One doctor told me, that if you have thyroid...

    One doctor told me, that if you have thyroid disease you are more likely to develop lupus. My mom and I take thyroid meds, but no one in my family has ever had lupus.
    You have to wonder about how...
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    newbie from SC

    Just wanted to say hello, I got diagnosed with lupus after a skin biopsy about 2 months ago, still trying to figure out what kind of doctor to see. The dermatologist has moved to another city. One...
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