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  1. Thread: Hello

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    New

    Hi Tabby,

    My name is YPT and I am new to this site too. Welcome. Please feel free to get on here and chat because trust me, it helps. No matter how much your family and friends love you, they can...
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    Sore mouth

    Hi Kathy,

    As a matter of fact, I do have sores in the corner of my mouth. This, too, is new. I told the doctor about the sores in my mouth before and she thinks the Prednisone will help. NOT! Well...
  3. Thread: Dose increase

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    SSI/SSA/SSDI

    Hi Kathy, Rob and sitsinthecorner,

    Thank you all for replying. Good news! Just yesterday, I called social security and filled out an online application. I have a phone interview on Dec 3rd. I am...
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    Does anybody have problems with having sores in...

    Does anybody have problems with having sores in their mouths. Yesterday I ate a bananna yesterday and since then, my mouth, particularly my tongue, has been sore and white. Anything I eat hurts but I...
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    Ibuprofen

    Sorry. I had a brain fart and I did not remember that Ibuprofen was the same as Aleve. Sorry guys.
  6. Thread: Dose increase

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    Stress

    Hi Kathy,

    One of the problems that we have is that my husband has CP and he is 57 years old. Because I am only 44, he gets denied senior or handicapped housing because I am not old enough nor do I...
  7. Thread: Sleeping, etc.

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    Sleeping

    Thank you coltsfan. I will try it even though I don't like Chamomile. At this juncture, though, I am ready to try anything.

    Thanks Again Coltsfan!!!!!!!!!
  8. Thread: Dose increase

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    Thanks for answering. I am just a waddle of a...

    Thanks for answering. I am just a waddle of a mess. We are currently being evicted because I am not working now and the rent is behind. That is the big stress maker in my life right now.
    I have...
  9. Thread: Noise

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    Noise

    I am glad to hear that someone else is experiencing the "noise" thing. Very recently, like the last two weeks that I was in church, the noise that the youth usually make sounded like it was magnified...
  10. Thread: Sleeping, etc.

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    Sleeping, etc.

    Hi everyone,
    I have so much trouble sleeping at night. Even the nighttime sleep aids and the med my Rheumy gave me do not help. I am so miserable that I want to cry and I do cry. Last night, I had a...
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    Ibuprofen

    Hi,
    Have you tried Ibuprofen? Sometimes that works. Other than that, I have used Tylenol PM just to help relieve some of the pain so that I can go to sleep.
    Hope he feels better.
    YPT
  12. Thread: Upping the Anty...

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    To the Newbie

    Hi. Looking back over my life, I actually had Lupus when I was a child but I was not diagnosed until I was about 37 years old. When my children were small, I remember laying around a lot and being in...
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    Eating + Prednisone

    Does everyone get the puffy face when on the Prednisone? I think that is the only concern for me. The weight gain is not an issue as I am already overweight. :lol:
  14. Thread: Dose increase

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    FLARES

    Hi Kathy,

    I am currently experiencing a lot of stress. That would seem to explain this "flair". My arms, below the elbows, hurt very badly. My fingers, forget about it. I am also having problems...
  15. Thread: Dose increase

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    Feeling weird

    Hi Kathy,
    I have not make the appt for the pulmonary doc yet. A little tired of seeing doctors right now. Crazy huh? Anyway, I am still not clear about these flares. I feel bad for a period of time...
  16. Thread: Dose increase

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    Dosage increase

    Hi Kathy,
    When I went to the doctor today, she did not like the swelling in my arms and legs. That's why she upped the dose of Prednisone. I only got half of the prescription for the Plaquenil...
  17. Thread: Dose increase

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    Dose increase

    Hi everyone,

    I just got my prednisone increased to 40mgs a day. I am getting the Plaquenil today, too.
    Gotta go.
  18. Hi. It's YPT. Let me just say that I am glad that...

    Hi. It's YPT. Let me just say that I am glad that this forum is here because things that are happening to us would otherwise make us think we are absolutely crazy. Please take the advice of writing...
  19. Thread: Tramadol

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    Tramadol

    My doctor gave me Tramadol for headache pain. It helped the pain but made me violently sick. I mean I vomited so much that I was weak for two days. Does anybody have any suggestions for taking...
  20. Thread: New diagnosis

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    Lupus Foundation of America

    Hi Kathy,

    Thank you for the link. I had found it before you sent the link, but the link is so much more helpful and faster. I did get a lot of valuable information from there. Thanks again....
  21. Thread: New diagnosis

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    New Diagnosis

    Hi everyone and thanks for answering. I am not afraid to get "fat", just was concerned about the "big face" that people sometimes get when they are on steroids.

    Thanks for taking the time to...
  22. Thread: New diagnosis

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    SJS

    Hi Kathy and thanks for responding. I am soooooooooooo tired of complaining, but it seems that each waking day brings a new ache or pain or symptom. I am now experiencing dry eyes (but not severe),...
  23. Thread: New diagnosis

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    New diagnosis

    Hi everyone. It's YPT. I don't come often, but I feel I should share this news. My Rheumy called me the other day to tell me that my MRI came back negative, but my blood tests revealed that I have...
  24. Thread: Lupus Nephritis

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    Constipation

    Hi Kathy,

    I have tried almost every kind of stool softener to no avail. The only thing that seems to do the trick are suppositories and for the most extreme times, Castor Oil.

    Can you tell me...
  25. Thread: Lupus Nephritis

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    MRI

    Hi Kathy and thank you for replying. I just took MRI today. I probably won't get the results back until the middle of next week, but the result will probably be NEGATIVE, as my tests usually are...
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