Hello everyone I was wondering if anyone takes Quinacrine and if so how does it work for you. I just added this to the other handful of medicines I take. They added this because I've been in a flare for about a month now and my skin is really being affected. Please let me know. Thanks
I use to and my Dr had me do the baking soda warm water drink. Can't use to much baking soda but it will release all that excess gas. Or I would drink ginger ale.
Does anyone suffer from nose sores? I constantly have sores in my nose. They are very painful at times and bleed. It used to be just occasionally but now it is almost constantly. I have used antibiotic ointment, hydrocortisone cream, calendula gel, etc. and nothing really seems to help. Very frustrating. Anyone else suffer from this?
I eat live active cultures yogurt and take L-lysine 1000iu a day and then when the mouth ulcers start I increase the L- lysine to 2000 a day.
Do any of you have problems with your periods? I get mine every 21- 24 days lasting 5 days. It wipes me out every time. Fatigue, headache, all over body pain.
I also have had blood clots so my options are limited on controlling them
Went to my gyn and she gave me the following options:
Anybody had any of these help. I really want to stop my periods all together. I'm 34 and done having kids.
Depo shots q 3 months usually stop your peroids...kkc why no hysterectomy you could leave ovaries?
Does anyone have problems with stomach emptying
I was at the GI yesterday an they think that could be causing some of my pain,weight loss, lack of hunger an always feeling full
They just don't know if they will ever be able to tell if it's from meds or GI problems.
Today after thinking about it I believe it tho because yesterday I ate 2 spoons of peanut butter an 1/2 a sandwich an I was stuffed. Today at noon I was starving an could only eat about 1/4 cup of pasta salad an 1/2 cup of soup… read more
Has anyone been prescribed Acthar Gel Injections for Lupus Nephritis?? I'm having horrible side effects on Prednisone and my Nephrologist suggested Acthar as a non-steroid alternative. I'm having trouble getting my insurance company to approve it, but still hopeful that I can obtain it and get some relief. I know it's a very expensive drug, but has anyone had any good/bad experiences with it??
I've just done my 4th injection. 2x wk 1 mL. No noticeable difference as yet. My ophthalmologist is actually who prescribed for my anterior scleritis but I'm hoping to get a two-fer and it also… read more
I have been having trouble swallowing food, it feels like it’s stuck in my throat and my throat feels tight as well. Has anyone had this problem?
C.R.E.S.T. five different things you will have to look it up but it doest this to yur throat
Is MCTD different from lupus, or just a diagnosis given when Dr's aren't certain of lupus yet? Or could I have lupus and MCTD?