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Lupus Cystitis Symptoms
Is sjögren's syndrome and lupus and sponge kidneys and intersistal cystitis something i was born with or can something else cause these illnesses ?
2 ; 2: Sponge kidneys ; sjøgren's were present from birth although diagnosis of each may have been made when you reached adulthood. Lupus ; interstitial cystitis were certainly not present from birth. ...Read more
A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more
Have mild lupus.Urine dip showed moderate blood.Otherwise normal.I have also very well controlled interstitial cystitis.Should assume it's from the IC?
Will i be able to have another baby with lupus, sjögren's syndrom, intestrnial cystitis , sponge kidneys and irregular heart beat?Will it make it worse?
There is controversy over if Interstitial Cystitis considered an autoimmune disease, or could it be part of a Lupus flare? Lupus causes inflamation.
IC and Lupus: IC (Interstitial Cystitis) is inflammation of the Bladder Wall that can occur by itself or in conjunction with other autoimmune diseases, including Lupus, fibromyalgia, scleroderma, and Sjogren's Syndrome. Research has shown that IC patients are 30 Times more likely to have SLE (systemic lupus erthematosus). If you have IC, tests for Autoimmune conditions should be performed by your Doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have lupus. Recent macro UA was normal except 2-5 RBC in urine.Norm is 0-2. Was diagnosed w/interstitial cystitis 20 yrs ago.Blood likely from IC?
I have lupus, painful interstitial cystitis, and lots of GI issues. Is it worth trying gluten free diet for a while though my celiac test was negative?
Absolutely: Also consider casein free (avoid cow dairy). Must go gluten free for at least 3-6 months for an adequate trial. Casein can cross react and look like gluten. Celiac testing is not accurate. Consider probiotics such as kombucha and kefir (water or goats milk). Can make both yourself at home. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have interstitial cystitis and lupus. UA lately has been showing moderate blood in urine but no RBC. Do I just assume it's from the IC?
UA showed moderate blood in urine, but neg for RBC.Urine was yellow/clear.Specific gravity was >1.030.Have lupus & interstitial cystitis.Any concern?
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