I May Have Lupus

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    My Doctor Won't Listen

    I have felt like a hypocondriac for years. My sister has lupus and she told us to get checked. I have been. But all they ran was my SED rates. They came back normal but hers did too the first 6 times then the seventh she was in a flare and her kidneys were dying. I wouldn't worry...
    SummersBreeze SummersBreeze
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 17, 2012

    I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia two years ago,

    however, I've been thinking for a while that I may have lupus. The symptoms that make me think this are: - rash/redness across nose and cheeks - nails breaking and nail beds a mess - extreme joint pain - chostocondritis (chest pain and inflammation) - sensitivity to light...
    LouiseLondon LouiseLondon
    36-40, F
    Mar 26, 2014

    Do I?

    When I was 10 years old, doctors told me I may have Lupus. It was undecided. 3 years later after having an ITA (mini stroke) and having immediate pain while sitting down they doctors consider again. My whole family knows that you don't just go deaf, don't just have a random...
    swimmygrace swimmygrace
    16-17, F
    Nov 5, 2013

    Unexplained Issues

    I don't even know where to start. I have had unexplained blood clots.  Each and everytime I have blood work done something comes back abnormal or low. Either my white counts or I am anemic.  I have pains in my legs that drive me nuts.  I have days when I...
    michellcarr michellcarr
    2 Responses Oct 18, 2008
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