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    My experience has been that my urine is extremely...

    My experience has been that my urine is extremely foamy and looks like someone put dishsoap in the toilet. However, I also have stage 3 and stage 5 kidney disease and am losing 7,000mg of protein...
  2. Thank you guys so much for your responses. I...

    Thank you guys so much for your responses. I have started seeing a naturopathic doctor and begun a regular exercise routine and have eliminated wheat, dairy and alcohol from my diet. I also plan on...
  3. Thank you Saysusie. Do you have any idea of the...

    Thank you Saysusie. Do you have any idea of the typical prognosis in my case? I know it is difficult to say and that every person responds differently to treatment, etc. but I'd like to know...
  4. Lupus Nephritis Mixed Class (Stage ?) III and V diagnosis

    Hi all,

    It's been awhile since I've written in this forum as I've been going through many fun new medical stuff. I think the last time I had written I'd just had my kidney biopsy. Well, I know...
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    Hi! I just got out of the hospital yesterday...

    Hi! I just got out of the hospital yesterday afternoon after having my kidney biopsy. It really wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be. The procedure itself was kind of unpleasant, but it...
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    I'm having a kidney biopsy tomorrow. I'm feeling...

    I'm having a kidney biopsy tomorrow. I'm feeling very nervous, but the last posting was reassuring. I'll let you know how it goes.
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    I know this is a common experience for lupus...

    I know this is a common experience for lupus patients, but I can't tell you how refreshing it is to be able to vent about this. I truly don't think there's one person in my "real" life that...
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    I believe my friend went to an allergist and was...

    I believe my friend went to an allergist and was tested for a Niacin allergy. However, the liver enzymes make a lot of sense too. Make sure to follow up with your doctor. Good luck!

    - Lauren
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    Hi, I've never experienced the rash that you...

    Hi,

    I've never experienced the rash that you are talking about, but I do feel that I have a VERY low tolerance for alcohol. In addition, a good friend of mine who does not have Lupus gets a rash...
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    Browneyedgirl, I'm so sorry to hear about your...

    Browneyedgirl,

    I'm so sorry to hear about your recent illness. I've just become acquainted with you, but you gave me some great advice. I hope this new year brings better things. My thoughts...
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    Saysusie, You are amazing! Thank you for...

    Saysusie,

    You are amazing! Thank you for sharing your wisdom and hope. I pray that you are correct regarding the permanence of my hair loss. I've lost hair before and it has grown back, so...
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    Thank you for your words of encouragement Numpty....

    Thank you for your words of encouragement Numpty. They mean a lot! I will continue to keep you all posted as to prescribed treatment regiments, etc.

    - Lauren
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    Dear Saysusie, Thank you for your response...

    Dear Saysusie,

    Thank you for your response (and I will remember to only post one message from now on :lol: ).

    In terms of your information regarding the kidney stuff, that is VERY helpful. ...
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    Missy! Thank you so much for replying! The...

    Missy!

    Thank you so much for replying! The waiting is really hard, but it's SO good to know that there are people out there that understand me.

    Your story is encouraging! All of this has been...
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    New to this forum but not new to Lupus

    Hi,

    As the title of this posting indicates, I have had Lupus (SLE) for quite some time. I was diagnosed with SLE at the age of 16 - I am now 27. During these last 11 years, I've had several...
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    New to this forum but not new to Lupus

    Hi,

    As the title of this posting indicates, I have had Lupus (SLE) for quite some time. I was diagnosed with SLE at the age of 16 - I am now 27. During these last 11 years, I've had several...
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    New to this forum but not new to Lupus

    Hi,

    As the title of this posting indicates, I have had Lupus (SLE) for quite some time. I was diagnosed with SLE at the age of 16 - I am now 27. During these last 11 years, I've had several...
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