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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - Does anyone else take Plaquenil for Lupus?

Posted 9 Feb 2012 by kcd250 11 answers

I have never been told exactly what Plaquenil does for SLE. I just know my Rheumatologist put me on it. I stopped going to him because he was so negative and I lost an entire year with my family and friends because I was scared to death that being outside in the heat or cold would make me worse. My ...

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - I am a 31 year old female living w lupus... This is a horrible?

Posted 3 Aug 2012 by Lovelifeanyway 9 answers

... disease to say the least. I got diagnosed at 17 yrs old so I have been through a lot. I'm in a flare up right now and have to postpone my wedding;-( my fiancé is very supportive <3 but due to the side effects of the meds and the unpredictability of this disease I've decided ...

Does anyone know if you have to be weaned off Plaquenil? I've been on it for 15 years, for Lupus?

Posted 21 Dec 2015 by Lupie523 2 answers

I've been on it for 15 years. My vision is being affected, although my retna looks good. I also have periferal neuropthy along with just feeling crappy. Insomnia too. I want off.

Lupus Erythematosus - What are the symptoms of Lupis?

Posted 5 Jun 2016 by Carol Lisa 2 answers

Symptoms of Lupis

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - How many people suffering from Lupus (SLE) take a combination of?

Posted 12 May 2013 by bestpup 6 answers

... plaqunil & cellcept? Also, I understand lupus has over 100 different signs/symptoms, however I would like to reach out to other lupus friends and find out what are your biggest lupus aliments? I myself have had lupus for 23 yrs and what I suffer from the most is, fevers, chronic pain, ...

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - Does anyone mind telling me how they were diagnosed. I just went for?

Posted 1 Oct 2011 by Christie00 5 answers

... a blood test today. Wont get results till Monday or Tuesday. It was an ANA test, are there any other more in depth tests or or is that pretty much it? They suspected M.S. cause of brain MRI and symptoms but now thinking Lupus. Anyone with a story to help me figure this out. I have a lot of the ...

I am Lost on which direction to pursue had how to do so?

Posted 13 Mar 2014 by kkcondos1989 6 answers

I have had almost all the symptoms on SLE since i was 17, from the butterfly rash to my body becoming severly septic and kidneys shutting down to most constant issue... PAIN. I have pain that is so suvere at times I becomes so aggravatied and overwhelmed I will pace, rock back and forth, be in such ...

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - My youngest daugter is 31 and she was just diagnosed with SLE?

Posted 19 Jan 2010 by midwestma 3 answers

... yesterday, I can't stop crying. Is this something she got as a direct result of me??? Did my genes pass on this awful wolfe to my own child??? I feel awful..:( I was diagnosed at 22 or so, she has been suffering from many of the same things I did at around the same age. I feared a long ...

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - When I was diagnosed with sle I studied to understand more about the?

Posted 26 Apr 2011 by texasjanie 5 answers

... disease. When I saw basically it is an inflammatory,histamine producing disease i came up with a simple med dose that does help me. I take Ibuprophen(an anti-inflamatory drug) and Benedryl(an anti-histamine) each night. Of course I take what meds my dr thinks are necessary but they have all ...

I have systemic lupus erythematosus and have just stared taking plaquenil?

Posted 25 May 2011 by josh09 4 answers

the doctor really did'nt say much about this druy only if i take it for a long term thats 5 years it may affect my vision is this drug any good for me

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - Hi! I've recently been diagnosed with Osteoarthritis & Lupus. It took

Posted 11 Jul 2016 by goodcook74 2 answers

... my doc forever to figure out what is wrong with me. It's going to be another 2 months before I can get in to see a specialist. Rapid weight gain, hair loss, terrible swelling in feet-legs-limp nodes. I hurt all over my body. How do you deal with this?

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - I have RA, SLE, Optic Neuritis scleraderma. I'm being treated with?

Posted 2 Nov 2009 by jposth 3 answers

... Methotrexate, Humira and prednisone. In the last 2 months my teeth have been getting loose and last week 2 teeth broke and 1 actually fell out. I have no mouth pain, even after the tooth fell out. I have an appt with a Dentist, But I'm wondering if anyone knows if this is related to the ...

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - Would like to know if anyone stopped taking plaquenil and if they had

Posted 4 Nov 2013 by pippy98327 2 answers

... menstrual issues when they were on plaquenil ive been on this med. for 26 years and was off of it for 1yr 6months when i was trying to get pregnant and afterwards i breastfead my child but after that was back on it and now its been like 10 years no more period and so was thinking that it might ...

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - Hello, is there a good diet for Lupus? I have so much pain with it.?

Posted 6 Nov 2015 by bren1300 3 answers

... My joints are so stiff and they pop in the mornings. I love sweets, I wonder if sugar could make it worse? Thanks

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