I apologize if this has been covered before. I am still newly diagnosed so trying to get my head around everything. I am experiencing serious burning skin feeling, particularly in my left thigh. Is this a thing? And does anyone have any suggestions? I have my first appointment with my rheumatologist in 2 weeks. I’m struggling and feel lost 😞
I have noticed that the past couple weeks I have separation anxiety and moments of wanting to cry but just a few minutes later I feel totally fine! I have never had depression or any mental health concerns at all!!!!!!!!!! No mood swings or such at all! I have always had dogs and yes saying goodbye to them when they pass is never easy but I have never felt any separation anxiety with living pets or with family members. But now I feel pretty crummy even if my boyfriend is out to… read more
I have SLE and was diagnosed about five years ago and has gone rapidly downhill since. This year is exceptionally difficult with the heat waves etc. as I find I have absolutely no energy even to walk my poor dog, or do house work. Unfortunately I have reached a point where I have to look for a walker. For someone that used to be very active it playing rackets sports etc it is very hard to accept the drastic decline at the age of 77. As I also have COPD therefore I am not sure which chronic… read more
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Just found out the small bump on my face that was removed is squamous cell carcinoma and my dermatologist is sending me to surgeon. Has anyone else had this? I’ve read that there may be a connection with skin cancer and lupus. Just curious to see if anyone else has had it.
Had anyone else taken these two IV meds together and what happened when you did?
My rheumatologist told me I should see a psychiatrist because my symptoms were probably in my head. I am totally confused. I did have a negative ANA test the second time I had blood work done when before it was positive. Any ideas?