I eat clean, excercise, take suppliments, get plenty of rest, minimize stress and I still feel horrible. I can never get energy. It is starting to depress me. I am allergic to SO many foods and eat predominately vegetarian. Am I the only one? I have followed all of the best practices and still it doesn't help. How can I accept this as the rest of my life?
Hi! I was just diagnosed with ANA negative Lupus about a week and a half ago so this is all new to me. I have been on Meloxicam since August (started me before the diagnosis). The past month I have had sores in my mouth constantly, and recently 2 on my nose. The sores are all over my mouth. Nothing makes them go away. I know lupus causes mouth sores but I’m wondering if these could be a reaction from the Meloxicam since they aren’t going away, or does this mean I’m in a flare? Thank you for… read more
I've felt like I've had the flu every day now for about 1.5-2 months. My skin feels like I have a sunburn, my face feels flushed, I go between hot & cold, muscle aches, and also some weakness in legs/arms. All of my recent labs (cbc/chem/TSH) are normal so the Drs think it's lupus related but have told me no medications can alleviate those symptoms. I'm currently on Plaquenil 200mg BID. I'm at my wit's end and so frustrated! Advice??
I have raynaulds and I have a horrible time keeping warm these days. I have bought compression wear to put under clothes but can’t ever get my hands to stay warm. Does anyone have ideas for a work environment?
I was prescribed Percocet 10/325 and morphine sulfate we 15mg. They are not helping my pain at all. Please help me with ideas for me to try to ask my doctor about. This pain is literally making me feel like I'm gonna loose my mind.
What the longest you’ve gone without taking your Lupus meds? and what effect did you have?
My ears get dry and itchy on the outside anyone else have that problem too? My eyelids also have like a dry itchy patch .. but no butterfly rash ..odd?