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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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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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Has anyone else had problems with sinus involvement around chlorine?

Has anyone else had problems with sinus involvement around chlorine?

I have noticed that any time I am near a chlorine pool with in a few hours my sinuses are just going crazy. The longer I'm near the smell of chlorine the worse it seems to be.

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Hair restoration

Hair restoration

I discovered and confirmed my lupus diagnosis after having a huge rash on my scalp. Felt like a 2nd degree burn. Couldn't comb hair and head was on fire. At first diagnosed with discoid, after meeting my rheumy and blood work I was confirmed SLE. Scalp cleared after losing lots of hair, and the rest being in poor condition. You know the drill. With good supplements and hair growth products (not rogaine) my hair returned to it's former fullness and shine over a few months. Fast forward 5 years… read more

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I am experiencing pain in my legs with swelling, tremor, and weakness. Tips on managing these symptoms?

I am experiencing pain in my legs with swelling, tremor, and weakness. Tips on managing these symptoms?

This isn't a new symptom just much worse than usual. It's going on a week like this and keeping me down. I really need to be able to function somewhat. I would truly appreciate some advice from others dealing with this.

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Disability Attorney in New Mexico

Disability Attorney in New Mexico

Hi everyone! Can anyone recommend a SSDI Attorney in New Mexico? Just got denied on my initial SSDI application. I think I want an attorney to assist on my appeal.
Thanks! Hope everyone is having a good day. :)

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Does anyone else get blood blisters inside their mouth?

Does anyone else get blood blisters inside their mouth?

I get them quite often. The blood blisters pop then it takes a long time for the sore to go away.

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