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When Lupus And Sjogrens Flares Do You Get Sick To Stomach
Does sjogrens syndrome come in flares like lupus? What is easier to control-lupus that affects organs or sjogrens that affects organs ?
Yes: Sjogren's can have flares just like sle and there is frequently overlap between the two. Neither is desirable when organ involvement occurs since these are very difficult to treat or reverse. ...Read more
Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...Read more
What is more likely to cause skin absecess on different parts of the body , lupus or sjogrens? . I am working with rhumy to get a dx.
Rheumy has diagnosis me and 2 others that i know with sjogrens within a months time. Dr. Refered to it each time as "baby cousin of lupus." get 2nd opinion?
See below: It is ultimately your choice whether to seek another opinion, but if 3 doctors are saying that you have sjogren's there is a chance that you might have it. ...Read more
I'm dealing with lupus/sjogrens overlap.I have fmla but feel bad every time I have to call in sick to work & embarrassed when i return.I "look" fine.?
Brain fog: Most patients with sle and sgogren's have some "brainfog." depression frequently coexists. Vascular inflammation may be present, making you feel like you have a cold. Although most patients do not feel as you describe, it does occur. Remember, no one can feel what you feel. Talk to your rheumatogy specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a baker and have lupus/sjogrens. Sometimes when I'm using the piping bags I get really bad pain in my wrists/fingers. Is there something I can do?
+Lupus/sjogrens.Get days of bad brain fog,easy confusion,vision goes black for seconds.Other days fine.Affecting work..Normal neuro testing.MD baffled?
Brain fog occurs: The term "brain fog" is used in many different contexts but it has applicability when discussing things such as Lupus, Sjogren's and their treatments. Other metabolic parameters should also be checked such as thyroids, B12, folate, Vit. D and then there are interventions that can be employed. If you'd like to set up a virtual consult contact me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDNFNR ...Read more
I have lupus and I get worse every winter. I live in pa. It's always so humid here. We are thinking about moving to az. Do you think this will help. I've had lupus for 14 yrs. I also have arthritis, osteoporosis, sjogrens, renauds and fibromyalgia.
Moving AZ: Moving to az is a good thing. The stability of the barometric pressure helps some people with your kind of pains. The northeast is not conducive to your comfort. ...Read more
Is it common with lupus/sjogrens to get episodes of low blood pressure and lightheadedness NOT related to medications?
Have lupus/sjogrens. Eat high fiber diet w/more than enough water. Take Miralax 2xdaily & probiotics. Despite this, still get "backed up". Other tips?
Rheumatology consult: See your rheumatologist to ensure that your gastrointestinal symptoms are being managed. What may seem like constipation may be involvement of your gastrointestinal system with Systemic Lupus Erethematosus or drug side effects. And, the differential is quite large, including intestinal pseudo obstruction and IBD. Corticosteroids and propellants are used in functional restoration depending on Dx. ...Read more
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