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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Not the bed: It isn't your mattress. You need better control of the lupus.

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
None: lupus needs to be controlled with meds that treat the underlying inflammatory process, not with pain meds.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Acetaminophen NSAIDS: For symptom relief of pain you can use Acetaminophen or NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or o Naprooxen or Cox 2 Celebrex Along wih Antimalarials (Hydroxychlroqu ... Read More
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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
Hard to answer: This question is hard to answer without knowing what symptoms of lupus you have. Some patients may require no therapy while others may require IV chem ... Read More
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Dr. Alfred Kim
16 years experience Rheumatology
Talk to your MD: I agree that this is a very difficult question to answer. It would be dangerous for anyone of us to give any suggestions without physically talking an ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Anti-inflammatories.: Granted, with a true lupus flare we generally require prescription-strength steroids to control the raging inflammation, but for now you can try OTC a ... Read More
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A 11-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
No BEST!: If you have lupus, see a reputable rheumatologist. That doctor will guide you in the treatment of this terrible and chronic disease. You may need to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Many!: Many options, depending on severity and your current treatment. Pulsing IV steroids at high dose, cellcept, (mycophenolate mofetil) benlysta, azothio ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: If there is no facial rash issues, any shaving cream is ok. If there is a significant facial rash i would suggest the gentle use of an electric razor.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Many kinds.: Avoid those with visible metal heating elements which can cause fire. Models using ceramic heating elements are safer and not costly. A built in the ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Carbone
19 years experience Rheumatology
Pregnancy risks: Young females should worry about neonatal lupus syndrome an autoimmune condition that can affect baby's of mothers with Systemic lupus erythematosus ( ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
There is: No other answer. Nobody knows what steers lupus this way or that way.

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