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!
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?
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
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
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. 🦋
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.
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
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
Green tea with ginger and turmeric can be helpful, as they are all anti-inflammatory.
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.
Yes very hungry and then feel worse after eating
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