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    Hi Lauri, I am so sorry that this flare has...

    Hi Lauri,
    I am so sorry that this flare has been so tough for you. Hopefully, the change in Imuran dosage will kick in soon! I am now up to 100 mg Imuran and down to 5 mg prednisone. Like you, I...
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    Hi Nonna, I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's...

    Hi Nonna,
    I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's disease shortly after having my son in 2003. Then I was diagnosed with ITP (automimmune disorder that affects one's platelet levels) and Lupus when I...
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    Hi Lauri, Thanks for posting the information...

    Hi Lauri,
    Thanks for posting the information about the Imuran. I have been on 50 mg of Imuran for over a year now (along with different dosages of prednisone). I was finally weaned off of...
  4. I know what you mean about the round face. I...

    I know what you mean about the round face. I gained ten pounds pretty quickly and got the round face when I was put on 60 mg of prednisone in December 2008. It took me a year to get weaned completely...
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    I have lupus and ITP (low platelets) which cause...

    I have lupus and ITP (low platelets) which cause daily nosebleeds for me when my platelet levels are low (usually during a lupus flare). However, a person or child can be diagnosed with ITP (an...
  6. Hi Laurie, Thanks for the candid advice. You have...

    Hi Laurie, Thanks for the candid advice. You have confirmed what the doctor told me on Friday, He said I needed to treat this flare NOW with the moderate dose of prednisone for up to two weeks then...
  7. New member experiencing first flare after getting off prednisone. Any advice??

    Hello, I was diagnosed with Lupus in November 2008 after being admitted to hospital for platelet count of 10,000. I had no idea I was in a LUPUS flare at that time but was experiencing daily nose...
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