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A GOOD Rheumatology Doctor In Dallas/Fort Worth Area?
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posted 5 hours ago
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I see that Bonnie Bermas, M.D., a lupus specialist rheumatologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center has great credentials. You may want to check her out!

posted 3 hours ago
High LDH Level And ANA Change
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Has anyone ever had high LDH levels and aldase levels? My dr just wrote watch next to my results. I have alot of muscle pain. Not sure what this really means. Also my ANA pattern has changed from speckled and homogenous to fine speckled. Anyone have this happen?

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If doc only wrote watch, it's probably only slightly elevated which could mean a marker of inflammation. With ANA changes, it could be a flare which whacks out blood results. I wouldn't worry about it… read more

posted 2 hours ago
Is Anyone Having Or Ever Had Constipation Issues With Their Medication For Lupus Or The Diganoses In General
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I’ve recently been to the ER for not being able to belch or have a proper bowel movement in a week and it suddenly sprung up- I’ve never had this problem since I’m active and drink lots of water.
Just beginning to worry since idk why it’s happening

posted 6 hours ago
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Yes. I also find that when I am my pain increases as well. I drink apple juice at night and it helps with the constipation. 🦋

posted 2 hours ago
Is There Any Food That Isn’t Recommended To Eat When You Have Lupus? I Was Just Diagnosed 2 Weeks Ago.
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posted 18 hours ago
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Thank you!

posted 4 hours ago
Im Having Weird Hot Flashes Feel Deep Within, They I Get Real Calmy And Sticky Thru Out The Day Is That Normal For Lupus?
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posted 20 hours ago
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How old are you? Sounds like it could be menopause as well. Different meds can cause this as well. Have you started any new meds lately.

posted 2 hours ago
Bizarre Symptoms - Lupus?
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Hi all. So you know I had a hives rash for about a month. Was having a bit of nausea and upset stomach at the beginning of diagnosis. My eyes, which have run for 11 years since RAI treatment, started really running bad this last week and yesterday was a nightmare and my eyes were almost glued shut this am. I woke up this morning, no rash at all (!) ate breakfast, went to doctor and then had to do a big food shopping. My stomach started hurting and I was extremely nauseous and it reminded me of… read more

posted 24 hours ago
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Thank you. Slept all night and was able to eat plain oatmeal with raw honey and tea for breakfast and just had some toast and jelly. Stomach feels fine but I'm still getting hot and cold with no… read more

posted 8 hours ago
Is There Any Herbal Remedies To Ease Flare Up Pain?
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posted 1 day ago
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Green tea with ginger and turmeric can be helpful, as they are all anti-inflammatory.

posted 10 hours ago
What Do You Do When Doctors Aren’t Taking Your Lupus Seriously Even When It Affecting Your Heart?
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There's really no one test diagnosis for lupus unfortunately. Anxiety can always do things to your heart. Naproxen reduces inflammation which can reak havoc in your whole body. Look in the resources… read more

posted 33 minutes ago
Good Morning, My Rheumatologist Is Talking To Me About Infusion Therapy. Is Anyone Else On This Type Of Treatment? Any Info On This?
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posted 1 day ago
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I'm taking rituxin/rituximab (generic name). I have them every 6 months. The only thing is, for me is I don't feel like it lasts as long as it should.

posted 2 hours ago
Is Anyone Else Really Hungry When They Are In A Flare
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posted 2 days ago
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Yes very hungry and then feel worse after eating

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