1. As you can see we have transferred to new forum software which is much more stable and will eliminate problems that we had with the old software.
    *** To login you will all need to reset your passwords. To do this simply click login (top right) then click the forgot password link. You will receive an email with a link to reset your password. You can then use the forums as normal.
    If you have any problems resetting your password please just email me joanne@thelupussite.com

Lupus Site Forums

    1. Announcements

      Site-related announcements
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      Latest: How to use the new forums Joanne, Oct 14, 2014
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    2. Introduce yourself

      New here? Introduce yourself & get to know other members
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      Latest: Hello HoneyHew, Oct 23, 2014 at 4:00 PM
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    3. Tech and test

      Use this forum to test post, get used to the board controls and features, and post questions for technical help or advice.
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    1. Not Diagnosed Yet?

      A place for those who haven't yet had a lupus diagnosis, or are having trouble getting a diagnosis
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      2,417
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      19,170
      Latest: rheumy appointment debatat, Oct 21, 2014 at 9:07 AM
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    2. Newly diagnosed

      A place where newly diagnosed lupus patients can get advice and support
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    3. Living with lupus

      Get support and advice about living and coping with lupus
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      Latest: How old when diagnosed with lupus? [Poll] Eileen T, Oct 24, 2014 at 10:00 AM
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    4. Symptoms

      Discuss symptoms of lupus
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      Latest: brain fog SueC, Oct 24, 2014 at 9:36 AM
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    5. Medications

      Discuss the medications used to treat lupus
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      Latest: Plaquenil question SueC, Oct 24, 2014 at 9:29 AM
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    6. Tests and Procedures

      Got a question about a medical test or procedure? This is the place to post it!
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      Latest: High Lymphocytes? SueC, Oct 24, 2014 at 7:00 AM
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    7. Complementary therapies

      Discuss complementary therapies and lupus
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      680
      Latest: uva1 light treatment DeBartolo, Aug 23, 2014
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    8. Men with lupus

      A place just for men who have lupus
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    9. Pregnancy and Paediatric

      For questions and discussions related to pregnancy and lupus, and children and lupus
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    10. Related Conditions

      Discuss Fibromyalgia, Raynaud's, Sjogren's Syndrome, APS, etc
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    11. Lupus News, Awareness and Research

      Read the latest news and research on Lupus and related conditions. Post about Lupus awareness events
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      Latest: Ice Bucket Challenge... hmm Jessica1, Sep 18, 2014
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    12. Personal Stories

      For members to post their own personal lupus stories. Please read guidelines in this forum before posting.
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      Latest: My 20 years with Lupus dmarie, Sep 10, 2014
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    1. NSAIDs

      For reviewing Non-steroidal anti-inflammtory drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, diclofenac, naproxen, etc.
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      Latest: Post your med reviews Joanne, Apr 7, 2014
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    2. Antimalarials

      For members to review their experience of antimalarial drugs such as Plaquenil and Aralen
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      Latest: Me and the anti malarials Molly Brown, Oct 3, 2014
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    3. Corticosteroids

      For members to review their experience of Corticosteroid drugs such as prednisolone, prednisone, hydrocortisone , etc
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      Latest: Prednisolone Fairy, Feb 9, 2009
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    4. Cytotoxic / immunosuppressives

      For members to review their experience of using cytotoxic drugs such as Cyclophosphamide, Azathioprine, Methotrexate, etc
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    5. Other meds

      For members to review their experience of other medications not covered by the other forums, e.g. hormone based treatments, etc
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      Latest: Lignocaine/lidocaine cally, Oct 1, 2010
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    1. Social Security / Disability Benefits

      A place to discuss disability benefits in relation to lupus
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      Messages:
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      Latest: atos form Evie17, Aug 4, 2014
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    2. Looking Good, Feeling Better

      Share tips on disguising hairloss, hiding rashes, skin care, etc
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      Latest: malar rash x_claire_x, Sep 16, 2014
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    3. Relationships & Lupus

      Here, Lupus sufferrers can discuss problems with body image, relationships, and related issues
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      Latest: Family Doesn't Understand My Limitations! keebler, Oct 20, 2014 at 2:53 AM
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    4. Find a Lupus Doctor

      Recommend or find a good lupus specialist here
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      Latest: Manchester Rheumatologist caper, Feb 25, 2014
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    5. Recipes

      Share recipes, especially for those with dietary restrictions.
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    1. Birthdays and Celebrations

      For birthday and celebration posts
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    2. Chit Chat

      For general chit chat & off-topic talk.
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    3. Religion & Spirituality

      A special forum for those who wish to make requests for prayers or discuss religion. Please respect the religious views of other members
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      Latest: Prayers for dad Bab, Jun 24, 2014
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    4. Just for Family, Friends, Caregivers

      Helping you to help us
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      Latest: Spa gifts ElephantEyes, Dec 3, 2013
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