I just got back from my rheumy appt. Today was a follow-up from some x-rays taken last month on my sacrum and hips. He didn't see anything concerning that could be causing my nagging pain between the two. Says it must be Lupus messing with my muscles and tendons. He prescribed me gabapentin a few months ago and I didn't like the spacey/disconnected feeling it gave me. He wrote me a prescription today to try Lyrica. I'm desperate for some relief from the nagging pain of my hips and random… read more
Have anyone been pregnant with lupus or has tried to conceive with a lupus diagnosis? My obgyn thinks that it would be a little risky but rheumy says a lot of people have had great pregnancies and actually go into remission while pregnant. Im asking because my husband brought up the conversation last night as he wants to try for one more, i just want to know my odds
I've read conflicting things bout the diagnosis of lupus. Sum saying there is no one test and others that just a blood test can confirm it as well as it doesnt always show in blood work. I also heard having a possitive ANA means nothing as it has a 1 in 10 chance of a false possitive. Any clarity would be greatly appreciated thanx
If you've dealt with it, can you tell me about your experiences with myositis and diagnosis?
So, I think that I might be going through a lupus flare now. I've noticed more joint stiffness in my hands. The fatigue has increased as well. Also, I think that I may have a fungal infection near the groin area. Currently, treating it with some prescription fungal cream. I will be seeing my PCP and rheumy in the next couple of weeks and my derm next month.
I was wondering if anyone ever has had pictorial muscles problems from lupus.Im in so much pain when this happens,I could scream at the top of my lungs