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    When I first got diagnosed I already hadn't had...

    When I first got diagnosed I already hadn't had my menstrual for 3 months and prior to that I always got it on time (28 days). I think for some reason mine tends to get really short or skips if I'm...
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    My rheumy seemed like he was aware of it though...

    My rheumy seemed like he was aware of it though and he said something along the lines of "We'll just see how this turns out" so I'm assuming it might be temporary until I get off prednisone...
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    Thanks jmail! I guess I'll find out if my eyes...

    Thanks jmail! I guess I'll find out if my eyes are alright next week. I was just curious because one hour sounded like it would be a really long exam and I wasn't sure if I'd have to do anything...
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    Plaquenil Eye Exams

    My rheumy recently upped my my plaquenil to 400mg from 200mg and so now I have to go take one of those eye exams. I've booked it for next week and I was just wondering what usually happens in them?...
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    I think this is the link:...

    I think this is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foHX-Hp-dE4

    I got it out of the link she originally posted and there was probably some error in the hyperlink.

    I liked all the visuals...
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    I had heaps of hair loss before I took any meds...

    I had heaps of hair loss before I took any meds but after I did, the hair loss got a bit better. Some days I lose many hairs but those are usually rarer now and I'm so glad that they are. I still...
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    I can't imagine what it's like to see a keyboard...

    I can't imagine what it's like to see a keyboard breathing! I've heard of bifocals causing headaches and dizzyness but never this. You'll probably get used to them after a few days.
  8. I had a slight rash at the time that I first went...

    I had a slight rash at the time that I first went to my gp and I didn't really have other symptoms except for feeling tired (I thought it was just school). He wouldn't tell me why I needed to do a...
  9. Thread: Body Image

    by aimee.x
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    I guess ever since I started high school I've...

    I guess ever since I started high school I've been a lot more self conscious about my body but that's natural. Before I was diagnosed with lupus I was a bit unhappy with my weight because whilst I...
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    I've never been tested by an allergist but I know...

    I've never been tested by an allergist but I know I have some sort of allergy to mangos and kiwi fruits. Maybe I do have a shellfish intolerance but I've never had it before so it's a bit strange....
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    Shellfish causing flares?

    So recently I've had a flare with my lupus and I was wondering if it could be a result of consuming prawns? I only think this because I've also had smaller but similar flares after eating prawns from...
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    I think the cancer council has a non-greasy...

    I think the cancer council has a non-greasy sunscreen that's specifically for people with sensitive skin and its also 30+ except if i recall correctly it was also a bit expensive. If you don't want...
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    Medicine as a career path?

    So for a long time (before I discovered I had lupus) I've been wanting to pursue a career in medicine/medical sciences. However recently I've been wondering if that really is the right course/career...
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    Butterfly Rash?

    Hi so I was just wondering how long do your rashes usually last for? I've had mine for almost 3 months now but instead of getting better its gotten way worse instead! My doctor also said he wouldn't...
  15. Thread: Hi Everyone~

    by aimee.x
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    Hi Everyone~

    Hi everyone =)

    My name is Amy and I recently turned 16 but I also recently got diagnosed with SLE except I've probably had the symptoms for a while now. I found this forum whilst searching the net...
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