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I have lupus is it okay for me to take oxandrolone i need to gain weight about 30lbs

I have lupus is it okay for me to take oxandrolone i need to gain weight about 30lbs

Instructions: If this was prescribed by your physician for a specific reason, then follow the instructions. If you are unsure, then start by asking the doctor who prescribed to explain the reason. ...Read more

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Is it ok for s.l.e lupus patients to take suppliments for gym workouts such as, Karbolyn xr3, stance bcaa, gluamatic

Is it ok for s.l.e lupus patients to take suppliments for gym workouts such as, Karbolyn xr3, stance bcaa, gluamatic

Not sure, I don't : think anyone knows for sure if its okay for sure. No study has been done on those supplement with SLE. I would recommend stay simple supplement with multivitamin, Vit D, B complex. At the most, protein shake for post work out. ...Read more

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I have lupus, can I take Cloroquine instead of Hydrodicloroquine?

Yes you can: And sometimes it can also be used as a combination. More study done on lupus with hydroxychloroquin than chloroquine, but it can also be used. ...Read more

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Which steps can I take to help relieve a lupus patient?

Learn: Learn about the disease, go to the lupus foundation , the lupus society , they have plenty info on how to help patients with lupus . The american college of rheumatology and the arthritis foundation also could help. ...Read more

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What do I take for a lupus flare? I'm on lupus meds but what about OTC pain meds?

Call your rheum: Without knowing whether or you have kidney involvement and what type of flare you having, it is best for you to let your rheumatologist know so that they can evaluate you. ...Read more

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I've been tested 3 times now for lupus within a year does it really take that long to show up in your blood?

I've been tested 3 times now for lupus within a year does it really take that long to show up in your blood?

No: If your ANA and other autoantibodies are negative, it is highly unlikely that you have lupus. Constant retesting of lab will not change anything. ...Read more

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Can continuing to poke lymphnodes make them irritated and not go away? And if you have lupus how long after meds does it take for them 2 go away

No: If you poke any tissue it would be more irritated , there is no time limit when l/nodes would go away , ithink you meant swelling of l/nodes please donot pke. ...Read more

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I take a lot of meds, I have lupus, etc, I have no intress in sex is there something out there that helps! someone has talked to me about hormone pellets?

I take a lot of meds, I have lupus, etc, I have no intress in sex is there something out there that helps! someone has talked to me about hormone pellets?

YES: T enhances the quality of life for both men ; women by decreasing the diseases of aging. Pellet therapy follows the basics of how the body works best. It combines a low dosage of key hormones with a delivery system (pellet implant) that functions similar to the human body.It releases hormones directly into the bloodstream, bypassing the GI tract ; liver. Visit www.Doctorscotts.Com for great info! ...Read more

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How long does it take to diagnose lupus ?

It depends: This is impossible to answer because lupus can present in so many different ways. If you think you may have lupus, see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What over countor medicine can I take to help lupus?

Several: Aspirin, ibuprofen, and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents can be a good start in managing lupus pain and inflammation. Menthol-based creams applied to the skin over sore joints may prove helpful. Lupus is a rough disease, and i always remind the medical students that patients feel far worse than they appear, and are misunderstood. Good luck. ...Read more

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Should i continue to take mefs for lupus if i feel ok?

See below: If you are on hydroxychloroquine/plaquenil you do not want to stop as this your maintenance drug unless there is a medical reason to do so. Even if you are feeling well, the Hydroxychloroquine reduces your risk of renal disease, thrombolic events, the number of lupus flares. It has been my experience when a patient stops Hydroxychloroquine without something to replace it, they have severe flares. ...Read more

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Is there any herbs that I can take to control my lupus?

Is there any herbs that I can take to control my lupus?

No herbs work well.: Two things that might help, although not shown to do so in rigorous studies are: 3-omega fatty acids and antioxidants. ...Read more

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How should I get my husband to realize my lupus is an issue and take it seriously?

How should I get my husband to realize my lupus is an issue and take it seriously?

Take him: Take him to a local seminar or talk on lupus. Contact your local arthritis foundation or lupus foundation branch for local talks. Take him to your next rheumatology appointment. Many people do not realize that the disease can attack internal organs cause seizures, psychosis, kidney failure, etc. ...Read more

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On average how long does it take to get a diagnoses of Lupus? I heard it takes years

It depends: It most often can be made early if the doctor suspects it is present and orders appropriate tests. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take acai berry cleanse with lupus?

Don't know: It depends on what all is in the ingredients. Certain herbs are associated with triggering lupus flares. Have your rheumatologist review it before you start using it. ...Read more

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Is it safe for people with lupus to take gabipentin?

See below: Unless you are on meds that would counteract with it, it is relatively safe drug to use in lupus patients to help treat neuropathy and other conditions. ...Read more

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