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Plaquenil

Plaquenil

I'm not asking a q, I'm trying to answer one and no spot for answer. Plaqinil cased me to be extremely low on iron. . Had to get blood transfusions this is a warning

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Has anyone been diagnosed with G6PD Deficiency and if so what did you do to help with triggers? Any info you share is very much appreciated.

Has anyone been diagnosed with G6PD Deficiency and if so what did you do to help with triggers? Any info you share is very much appreciated.

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is an inherited condition usually occurring in males. It's more common in those of African and Mediterranean descent. Triggers include infections, stress, fava beans, aspirin, and other drugs.
When symptoms are triggered, they include fever, dark urine, abdominal and back pain, fatigue, and pale skin.
Most people recover in… read more

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Does antibiotic alter ANA?

Does antibiotic alter ANA?

Recently diagnosed with SLE my first bloodwork showed titer of 1:160 with a homogenous pattern 3 months later my titer showed 1:640 with a speckled pattern. Days prior to my second round of blood work I was taking amoxicillin as precaution after having an ingrown toenail removed. Did the antibiotics have an effect on the ANA?

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Has anyone received a kidney transplant?

Has anyone received a kidney transplant?

Just received a kidney transplant 8 weeks ago. I am doing well but want to know if anyone else with Lupus has experienced it as well.

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Alpha lipoic acid

Alpha lipoic acid

Does anyone take an alpha-lipoic acid supplement for joint pain? I've been doing a lot of reading about how it can reduce inflammation.

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