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Cr 1.5 bun 16 three mo ago. Cr 1.3 bun 26 one mo ago. White f 53 yo. Sle. 160lb waiting for another kidney fx lab. Is it safe to use diuretic?
Depends: It is better to check with your doctor. BUN and creat. Do not always tell the whole story! ...Read more
Do i need to be worried? I have been diagnosed with lupus 3 years agao .
I did serveral short trips to europe within the last 4 month and now my left foot, the three middle toes ) are going numb off and on. Sometimes the numbness travels up the foot almo
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
Ana 320, borderline anti ds DNA , joint pain upon pressure in the palms of the hands for three weeks .My dr said it is not lupus , can he be mistaken?
Mom had breast biopsy yesterday and has Lupus anticoagulant. Should she stay off baby aspirin for three days, or is she at risk of clotting? Advice?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer