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Tooth Pain?
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

Does anyone else experience tooth pain? All of my upper teeth just ache all the time.

A MyLupusTeam Member

I have tooth pain in my upper teeth all the time. Is it because of the Lupus or side effects from medication?

Does Anybody With Discoid Lupus And Lesions On Their Scalp Still Use Hair Color With Amonia?
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

I used to dye my roots only with Clairol root touch up. It’s time for me to cover those “few grays”, but I’m a little nervous to cause a bad reaction.

A MyLupusTeam Member

I've been so afraid to color my hair, but I did before I left for vacation and it didn't seem to have any adverse effect. Although I left the coloring for only 20 minutes. I use an all natural hair… read more

My Child's Questions On My Being Sick....
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

This is the third time my 5 year old has come to me about his concerns.....

My son and I are very close and open with each other. He asked me "what is going to happen if I die"? He does know
Mommy doesn't feel good a lot. He knows the name of mommys disease, Lupus. He is such a great helper to me. He is always helping, holding my hand,
to help me stand up and walking. He knows I don't walk very good and lose my balance. He is always giving me hugs and kisses!

We'll, last night he cried and… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member

My son has always been sensitive to my health issues. He's 22 and autistic. He's very high functioning but worries a lot. His need to be reassured increased tremendously over the last 18 months… read more

EMG Testing And Biopsy
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

I had my routine EMG testing on my upper and lower body. My neurologist said my legs are still getting worse. Left leg is really bad. My arms are not really
showing anything on the testing like he believes should be. Due to the weakness in my neck, arms and hands being pretty bad. So, he is requesting for me to have a biopsy done on my arms to check the tiny nerve cells on my arms. He thinks there is some underlying issue causing the EMG to not be able to get a reading. I do have Lupus… read more

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I felt, my doctor was not serious about my recent reports, where ds DNA level increases than before. Last Friday I went to other Dr and he prescribed further test including ana. I have neuropathy but… read more

Disability And Trying And Qualify For A Home...
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

I have a question and looking for advise.....

I'm am looking to purchase a home. I am on disability . So, to be able to qualify for more, i know we can earn an extra ...up to a 1,000/mo. I do own a business, but have never taken a pay check. What is the best way to go about doing this??

Thanks😊

A MyLupusTeam Member

Goodluck

Loss Of Balance And Memory Loss
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

I have been experiencing loss if balance for the past 5 years and the past few years loss of memory. As the years go by, the symptoms are slowly getting worse. My neurologist believes it's due to lupus sle. I can't even carry on a conversation anymore, because I can't remember simple words, what I was even talking about. It is do maddening. My family will fill in the blanks to help me out, but talking to anyone else is embarrassing. I'm due next month for another brain mri. My neurologist… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member

I'm praying for the best outcome.

Has Anyone Ever Tried Cymbalta For Pain??? I'm Very Reluctant To Try It.
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

I went to my Dr to let her know that the Celexa she gave me us not working, I'm still in constant daily pain.... Instead of trying Lyrica or Gabapentin she prescribed Cymbalta.... 😟😞

A MyLupusTeam Member

It helped for a little while but LDN works best.

Low Sodium And Chloride Levels In Blood
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

Hello all, hope you are enjoying a peaceful Saturday. I have had low sodium/chloride on and off for over a year now. The last test that I had a few weeks ago, the levels were seriously low (low enough to be hospitalized). I did not have any obvious symptoms. I am confused as to why this is happening. I have both lupus and sjogren's. Sjogren's causes me to be very thirsty. I've been told conflicting things about hydration. I am now adding Propel once a day. Anybody have any thoughts about… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member

Thank you. I will check this out.

Has Anyone Tried Taking Weight Loss Supplements While Having Lupus? I Forgot To Ask My Rheumatologist If I Could Take Supplements.
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

I want to try supplements to lose some pounds I’ve gained since I’ve been diagnosed. I don’t want to get too heavy, I know my rheumatologist told me to eat healthy but I feel like that’s not enough for me.

A MyLupusTeam Member

I'd avoid any diet pills, for sure, Neek. Good luck.

Cymbalta
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

Ok, my cymbalta users. I am currently on celexa. I had a dr tell me I have Fibro and treatment is a different type of antidepressant, cymbalta, savella. I have an appt with PCP today and want to discuss. How has it helped you with your Fibro and any side effects, because I am the side effect queen, lol. Thanks

A MyLupusTeam Member

was on Cymbalta 9 years. it helped with the joint pain and depression. this year it wasn't working as it should and killed my sex drive. I am now on Celexa which has been helping. Medication is… read more