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    Thank you for the reply. I just wasn't sure if...

    Thank you for the reply. I just wasn't sure if they could see your adhesions. I've gotten mixed information on whether they can be seen in a CT scan or not. I'm not even sure that is what my...
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    I'm currently having abdominal pain and I've had...

    I'm currently having abdominal pain and I've had a previous hysterectomy 11/07 with a bowel obstruction that came on 2 1/2 weeks post surgery. They felt that was caused by an adhesion. Currently...
  3. Thread: still learning

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    Dear Pooie95, I wish I had the answers to your...

    Dear Pooie95,

    I wish I had the answers to your questions but actually I can't wait to read the answers because they are good questions. I'm just so new to all this that I feel like I don't know...
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    Thank you

    Saysusie,

    Thank you for all your help. I've read many of your posted anwsers in the forums, all Lupus suffers are very fortunate to have you. Your knowledge is amazing and I don't know how you...
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    Thank you SaySusie for that wonderful piece of...

    Thank you SaySusie for that wonderful piece of information. I am currently on Prednisone 5mg a day. The prescription of Effexor came before the Fibro symptoms. I understood it would help increase...
  6. Thread: still learning

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    still learning

    I was diagnosed with Lupus in December of 06 by my family doctor who in tern sent me to a rheumatologist. The rheumatologist couldn't argue with my symptoms and the two abnormal blood test findings...
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    Wow so even with kidney ane neuro involvment it...

    Wow so even with kidney ane neuro involvment it was still hard to place your diagnosis. I don't have any abnormalities in my urine, just blood and lots of calcifications and stones. We are looking...
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    That is very helpful information and yes I think...

    That is very helpful information and yes I think it is great that my doctor tackles each complaint head on and trys to eleviate it. So when you get "sick" what are your problems and symptoms. Has...
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    That is very helpful to know. I am on Prednisone...

    That is very helpful to know. I am on Prednisone currently and two muslce relaxers. Right from the beginning the lab values that pointed to lups were a positive ANA and a elevated single stranded...
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    Wow, that really helps me understand more. I...

    Wow, that really helps me understand more. I have been wanting to ask allmy doctors for copies of my labs so that I can see what they see and learn about all the different stuff. None of my doctors...
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    Thank you Missy for your response. So you got...

    Thank you Missy for your response. So you got diagnosed with Lupus but you are currently so far into remission that your labs are normal?? When that happens do some Doctors say you never had it?? ...
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    visit #2 with rheumatologist

    I still feel like I've been left hanging from a tree branch in the wind here. I had my second visit with the rheumatologist. He is great at addressing what is irritated, hurts, etc. He is also...
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    coloring your hair

    I have read that coloring your hair can cause a flare. Has anyone experienced this or found this statement to be true. I am so new to all this the last thing I want to do is something that causes...
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    hello newbie

    Thankyou for sharing your story, that is what I liked about this site. I got to read what others are going thru and found that it was not so different than I. It has helped very much knowing that...
  15. Thread: pain

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    thankyou

    Thank you for the great information. I too take two different kinds of muscle relaxers to help with the muscle problems. The one I take befor bed has really helped me obtain a good night sleep it...
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    pain

    First off thanks for all the responses to my first post. Knowing I have a group like this to go to now with questions really puts me at ease. I would like to know how many Lupus suffers need to...
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    thank you

    I guess I'm still in the early diagnosis stage. For every test that my GP did think to order, there was one that she didn't so my Rhuemy did order a C3&4, Syphlis test, another UA and x-rays of my...
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    Confused new member

    Hello, I'm 40 years old and was diagnosed by my GP on December 22, 06 with Lupus. I had to wait til the end of Januray to see my Rhuematologist, at which time he did not want to jump to a hasty...
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