You are welcome.
Swelling joints in knees, feet and toes.
For myself, I prefer a natural diuretic (celery) plus plain water. Downside, you will be losing water constantly by urinating.
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Glad to be of help here. Hopefully your experience with this med is going better than mine. Hugs, Sherry
Has anyone had Pericarditis/Pericardial Effusion as a result of lupus that won't go away?
Thanks for the tip
Does anyone have trouble with their speech? Sometimes I just can’t find the words. But there are other times my words just don’t come out right or come out slurred. I tried the other day to say something 3 times and still couldn’t get it right, it kept coming out slurred. I’ve seemed to notice my eye twitching picks up a lot more on the days my speech is more impaired as well.
Yes, yes, and yes.
It is not often, but when it happens it can be annoying and anxiety inducing which only seems to make it worse.
I have found some possible relief through improved sleep quality… read more
Hi, I am currently being tested for an autoimmune diseases, I think we are leaning towards lupus right now. My ANA test came back as 1:160 with a speckled pattern, CRP level is high and I have a negative RF factor and normal CCP. I just got 7 more vials of blood drawn yesterday for C3 andC4, anti phospholipid, anti dsdna and I'm not sure what the other tests are. I'm also getting a urine done to check for protien. As for symptoms, I have been having arthritis type pains that travel between my… read more
So, saw the rhuematologist last month, she believes it's either psoriatic arthritis or some kind of Ankylo arthritis. Getting an MRI of my foot and ankle on the 21st and I had to go off of Meloxicam… read more
I hate prednisone but that was literally the only thing that worked for me. I first started out with colchicine and indomethacin for the pleurisy and pericarditis but cant take that so was switched to… read more
I want to know if anyone has had any of the levels from the ADSDNA, white cell, red cell , compliment count showing a normal level?
Super B Complex..
I'm 65 years old taking Benlysta for Lupus. I had the flu shot but I am wondering if it will help since I'm taking a drug to suppress my immune system.
Thank you for this information and for sharing your personal experience. I’m so sorry you have had to go through that!
Anybody have piercings with lupus ?? I have bullous lupus is it safe to get a piercing ? Or tattoo
Omg you are my bullous budy!! 🤪🥺❤️i wouldnt do it.