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Why am i vomiting with lupas?

Why am i vomiting with lupas?

Gastroparesis: Nausea and vomiting are common in lupus. It probably occurs in up to 15-20% of lupus patients. It is because of gastroparesis or severe incomplete emptying of the stomach. This is not alarming. Consutl your rheumotologist. ...Read more

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Is there anything else recommended for Lupas aerimatosis and Polymorphic Light Eruption as I suffer both.

Is there anything else recommended for Lupas aerimatosis  and Polymorphic  Light Eruption as I suffer both.

LE & PMLE: That is a tough combination. PMLE is usually treated with pain meds, anti itch creams and believe it or not light therapy. Small increasing doses of light to try and desensitize the skin from reacting to light. The mainstays of trement for LE include anti-inflamatories and immune modulating drugs. Best to coordinate care between derm and rheum specialists so each knows the others care plan ...Read more

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Hi! I have suffered from Lupas aerimatosis and Polymorphic light eruption since I was 9yr old. I am wondering if you have any advise. Thanks xx?

Hi! I have suffered from Lupas  aerimatosis  and Polymorphic light eruption since I was 9yr old. I am wondering if you have any advise. Thanks xx?

Avoid Sunlight !!: SLE and PMLE are both exacerbated by sunlight . As such , you must be very vigilant about getting too much sun. Use Sunscreens of at least #30 SPF daily ; stay out of the sun between 10-3 PM. ...Read more

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I have RA ITS IN MY ORGANS TOO? I HAVE SWOLLEN AND DISTENDED PANCREAS &GALLB$STOMACH I DONT UNDERSTAND THIS. ISNT THIS LUPAS NOT RA??????

I have RA ITS IN MY ORGANS TOO? I HAVE SWOLLEN AND DISTENDED PANCREAS &GALLB$STOMACH I DONT UNDERSTAND THIS. ISNT THIS LUPAS NOT RA??????

Complex question.: Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis are both diseases of the connective tissues of the same class. There are common symptoms in both & both can be severe and affect multiple organ systems. The treatment for both is often almost the same. Discuss your questions with your doctor. Knowing more about the disease you have, is always smart and helps you help your doc to get the best treatments and results ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lumpus?

What are the symptoms of lumpus?

Complex: Lupus is a complex autoimmune disease in which the body is attacking its own tissue. Lupus is famous for affecting different people in different ways. The effects can be so different from person to person that it does not even look like they have the same diagnosis. The diagnosis is best made by a rheumatologist who sees a lot of lupus patients. ...Read more

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What is lupis can you die from this?

What is lupis can you die from this?

Yes but: In the 1950s, 60% of lupus patients died within five years. Now, more than 90% survive beyond five years. Many lupus patients have non-life threatening disease. Kidney or brain involvement portends a worse prognosis. ...Read more

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What are the primary concerns with LABAs?

What are the primary concerns with LABAs?

Misuse!: People who have an acute asthma attack start using them expecting immediate relief. They are intended not for instantaneous relief (like albuterol) but as Long Acting Bronchodilitory Agents. People in acute bronchospasm have been known to die with them. As Tom Silva says: "The right tool for the right job." ...Read more

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What are the symptoms or early stages of lupos?

What are the symptoms or early stages of lupos?

Photosensitivity: Sensitivity to light (in form of rashes) can be the first symptoms. ...Read more