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Can A Lupus Patient Also On Dialysis Take Apetamin

Can A Lupus Patient Also On Dialysis Take Apetamin

I am losing a lot of weight an I was wondering if taking apetamin will help me put on weight

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

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posted 4 months ago

Is There Anyone Else In Stage4 Kidney Failure.

Is There Anyone Else In Stage4 Kidney Failure.

Does anyone know what this means and what I should expect. I am scared because the doctor says if I keep taking ibuprofen for pain I am going to die. Please help!

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Stage 4 means that you are one step away from requiring dialysis. Please, please,please go see a registered dietitian to slow down the decline in your kidney function! There are specific diets for… read more

posted 7 months ago

Dialysis

Dialysis

Is it possible to have lupus and not going through dialysis or have a kidney transplant?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I have been on dialysis for 17 years, I started dialysis in 2003, I started dialysis, because my blood pressure stayed extremely high, so I would go to the E.R. for my high blood , and thing they… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Which Diet Do I Follow

Which Diet Do I Follow

My doctors recommend a renal diet but I'm also on prednisone. A renal diet is low in protein but with the side effects with prednisone recommend high protein diet they're both low sodium that's a good thing but i really don't know what to eat anymore I can't think properly. I also want to avoid weight gain so it has to be low in carbs too and idk if the renal diet follows that

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I agree with CarolynD about the Paleo Diet. Once I eliminated grains, including wheat (gluten), I had more energy and mental clarity with less depression. I believe that eliminating foods that are… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Has Anyone Experienced Low PROTEIN/CREATININE RATIO

Has Anyone Experienced Low PROTEIN/CREATININE RATIO

I have had lupus Sle but haven’t had issues in a while. My kidneys failed in 2009 but they came back after chemo treatment. I’ve had little flares here and there but I just recently started to feel exhausted, ulcers in mouth, migraines, brain fog, pain all over muscles and joints. Red flaky rash patches on face. I’ve also have been dealing with stomach issues for a while now that they can’t figure out. I got these test results and of course my doctor is closed. Does anyone have any experience… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

sounds like the test was off big time, may not have been run correctly at lab or stored correctly. Re-test ASAP

posted 29 days ago

Lupus

Lupus

Question for my warriors. When your symptoms started did you have stiffness, pain, swollen, inflammation feeling, and when there is no organ involvement we’re u put on Plaquenil/prednisone, and if pred, the reason being if there is nothing swollen, unless your markers showed inflammation. If your inflammation markers were elevated and started Plaquenil, did your doctor wait for the markers to return to somewhat normal before he weaned u off of pred. Still trying to figure all this out

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

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posted 9 months ago

Increase Kidney Function Level To Normal

Increase Kidney Function Level To Normal

Does anyone know how to increase the egfr (kidney function) to a normal level?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Thank you

posted about 2 months ago

Pd Dialysis

Pd Dialysis

Has anyone started dialysis yet?? Because I am starting pd dialysis right now and I pray that they find a cure for lupus soon. In the name of jesus I pray amen, amen 💜💜🙏🙏🙏

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

@A MyLupusTeam Member

Exactly its like lupus is not important enough 💯💯🙏🙏❤❤

posted about 1 year ago

Starting Cytoxan Infusions Next Week For Lupus Nephritis, Has It Helped Anyone

Starting Cytoxan Infusions Next Week For Lupus Nephritis, Has It Helped Anyone

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Carriebarton
I'm so sorry for your hair loss, did it grow back
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What works for some, it awful for others. That's
why it's tuff in here to generalize. But good to
hear everyone's experience.
God… read more

posted 10 months ago