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    Lol

    It is frustrating. I guess I am lucky that he at least believes I have issues. I've heard of some folks who's doctors think its all in their head. I am where you are with a diagnosis...I have...
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    yes...

    thanks for responding..

    Yes, he did the whole spectrum. He says I definitely have an autoimmune problem. I have all the symptoms of Lupus plus Sjogrens but both came back negative. I am also...
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    The same thing is going on with me

    I posted this morning because i had the same thing happen and I just came upon your post. I have had positive tests for three years. Last week I went to the Rheumy and he ordered my blood work. I...
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    3 years of testing positive, now I'm not????

    Okay, I'm so stressed out. I was diagnosed with Lupus three years ago. I was in denial and argued with the Rheumatologist that maybe it was something else. He made a huge point of saying that the...
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    yep its a lot of cholesterol...

    she didn't recommend that you eat like that all the time...only on a day when a flare pops up. I try to avoid the steroids and I don't know which is worse...doing steroids when I have a flare or...
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    Eggs...eggs...eggs...maybe?

    I just wanted to share something that seems to work. I have been on plaquenil, methatrexate and a couple of other things...nothing seems to work. The joint pain is overwhelming and I get to where I...
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    Restasis or Plugs...how about both

    I know this is an old post, but it comes up in searches so I wanted to add to it in case it can help someone. I have had major problems with my eyes since the onset of lupus. The opthamologist said...
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    Thank you, you've been very helpful!!!!!

    Thank you, you've been very helpful!!!!!
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    Plaquenil and Eyes

    I have been on Plaquenil for right at 7 months. I'm really not sure that it has helped anything. I still have pain almost everyday, but now I have what I consider a real eye problem. My eyes are...
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    Thanks

    This does seem like a great site to get support. Thanks to all!
  11. Thread: plaquenil

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    Depression

    I'm 52 and have never had any health issues until I got blind-sided by Lupu. I was diagnoses last April, though my problems began November 2006. If I have a day with no pain I feel hopeful...but...
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    I'm an oldie but goodie too.

    I was just diagnosed this past April. I don't know about you, but it has me really stressed out. I never saw it coming and it was last thing I would have thought of.

    But here we are. I am...
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    Could some of you share about food triggers?

    Hi,

    I'm still in a full blown 9 nine month flare. The other day I actually had a pretty good day...just a little pain. I ate my dinner (which was an entree from nutrisystem so it had many...
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    I can surely relate

    I know how you feel. I was only diagnosed two weeks ago. The first week all I could do is cry....first for the pain I've been suffering for the last 8 months with no relief (and then the word from...
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    Oh, okay

    Thank you!
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    I am grateful!

    Thanks for the support. I do have one question...the doctor put me on Plaquenil and I think it said it can affect your eyes. What do they mean? What will it do to your eyes or vision? It said get...
  17. Thread: Hi

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    Thank you

    I'm sure I'll be hanging around here a lot. I am happy you are all here. Thank you for being there!
  18. Thread: Hi

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    Hi

    Hi. I just found this site and I just got diagnosed with Lupus. I am still freaking out over this. I've been so healthy my entire life...rarely got colds, flu, muscle aches...nothing. Then...
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