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Need kid friendly info for a pediatric patient with Crohn's and potential lupus.. 15 yo male.?

Need kid friendly info for a pediatric patient with Crohn's and potential lupus.. 15 yo male.?

Crohns: One of the best places for information is www.Gikids.Org. Look under digestive diseases. Great info by the pediatric gastroenterology group (they are the experts in kids with crohns). ...Read more

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I am a 53 year old male, had a mild heart attack 2 years ago, have lupus also,arteries are too small for stent, i am smoking still, will meds work for?

I am a 53 year old male, had a mild heart attack 2 years ago, have lupus also,arteries are too small for stent, i am smoking still, will meds work for?

Heart disease: Most interventions (medical or surgical) today are based on medical evidence based on research and are used only if they have been shown to be effective. Please discuss your case with your cardiologist and ask her/him to direct to the evidence for whatever medications she/he is recommending. There are too many medications and each should be discussed in the context ...Read more

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What;s the best pain medicine for lupus patients?

What;s the best pain medicine for lupus patients?

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 (Hydroxychlroquin) and low dose steroids ...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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My dsdna double strand reference was 3.45 and very symptomatic.. S this a positive for lupus how is it scored?

Possibly: this is one of the many blood tests used to diagnose lupus..you should consult your rheumatologist to have them run a full battery of tests ...Read more