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Can hip constant pain for past three weeks be associated with lupus?

Can hip constant pain for past three weeks be associated with lupus?

Yes: If you have hip pain and known lupus and especially if you have taken prednisone, i would be concerned about a condition called avascular necrosis. Have it examined and if it is truly the hip then get an mri. ...Read more

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My outer palms are red. They have been like this since I had my daughter three years ago. There is no itching or pain. My dr did labs for lupus and rheumatoid arthritis which came back fine. I don't smoke or drink.?

My outer palms are red. They have been like this since I had my daughter three years ago. There is no itching or pain. My dr did labs for lupus and rheumatoid arthritis which came back fine. I don't smoke or drink.?

Suspect estrogen!: Women typically have appreciably more redness around the periphery of the palms and the finger pads than men. It is an effect of estrogen in the body. The fact that you noticed it after the birth of your child, when during pregancy you had much higher estrogen levels, rather proves the point. It is called palmar erythema. Harmless, unless you are male, if you get my drift! ...Read more

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My neurological symptoms have stumped the doctors.....?

My neurological symptoms have stumped the doctors.....?

YOU HAVE:: A proven skin punch biopsy diagnosis of small fiber neuropathy, and you possess one of the many causes of such an entity. Could be pre-diabetes, but with the ANA issues, might look further into collagen vascular categories. Other considerations, include Celiac disease, Sjogren's, HIV, paraproteinemias, B-12, etc. Would check anti-GM-1 with IgG, IgM, as you might have an autoimmune sensory neuropathy, and might respond to a course of IVIG. Can you visit a neuromuscular specialist? ...Read more

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I have sle (lupus) i've heard that opc-3 can help, is this true?

I have sle (lupus) i've heard that opc-3 can help, is this true?

Omega 3?: Omega 3 has an anti-inflammatory effect and maybe be of some value but not as a complete treatment. ...Read more

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What is sle?

What is sle?

Lupus: Sle = systemic lupus erythematosis. This is a complex disease. It is an "auto-immune" disease, which means that many symptoms are due to the production of antibodies that attack the sufferer's own body. Symptoms can include fevers, aches/pains, fatigue, weight loss, kidney disease, rash, easy clotting, many others. Treatment includes suppressing the immune system to reduce the antibodies. ...Read more

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Can sle be cured?

No: Sle cannot be cured but it can be very effectively treated. Survival now exceeds 90% over 10 years one has best chances when treated by a lupus expert. ...Read more

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