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    Hi, my name is Candace. I am 24 years old and live in Ontario, CA. I was diagnosed 3 years ago. It all started with what I thought was the flu. Apparently it wasnt. I was hospitalized for a month. I had a seizure that last for 45 mins, i think due to my high fever. During that time, my heart stopped and I went into heart failure. Thank god there was someone watching over me that day. That is the short version of my story. I'm just glad to be here today.

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    Hi Candace,

    I'm Rob. I was diagnosed with SLE back in 2004. That is some truly scary stuff that happened to you. I've had some bad things happen related to Lupus, but never a near death experience like you went through. Anyway, I just wanted to say hello, and welcome. Make yourself at home.

    Rob

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    Hi Candace :lol:
    I am just up the hill from you in Victorville, California. So, we are practically neighbors :lol:
    You've had a very frightening experience with Lupus and I am also happy that there was someone with you at the time. Have you experienced any seizures since that time? Have your doctor's discussed CNS involvement with you? What medications are you currently taking?
    Here at WHL, you will find only understanding people who are supportive, informative, and comforting. Please know that there is always someone here to help you when you need it and that you are not alone. I am happy that you are here.

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    I have not experienced any seizure's since the first time. I am currently on trileptal(spelling?). My doctor never actually told me I had CNS involment, but I think I do. I am always getting terrible headaches all the time. I actually need to go see the doctor.

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    Do you see a rheumatologist? Please let us know if you get in to see your doctor & what he diagnoses. In the meantime, we will try to help you as much as we can.

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    Hi Candace..

    I want to welcome you with a hug..welcome. I am happy too, you are here with us, alive and here in this forum...

    Again, welcome...

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    Oluwa
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    Hello. I'm in Ontario ca too. I'm looking for a rhumotologist in or around this area ? Do you no of one

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    Hope you find a good rhuemy and welcome to WHL great place to find good support.
    Take Care Michele

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    Hi Candice, welcome to WHL. I love it here and i'm sure you will too. So many helpful caring people here.

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    hi candice welcome whl family look forward to getting to know you

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