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Lupus Forums at The Lupus Site

    1. Announcements

      Site-related announcements
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      Latest: Site Announcement VSadmin, Aug 15, 2016
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    2. Introduce yourself

      New here? Introduce yourself & get to know other members
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      Latest: Joining You Jessica1, Aug 28, 2016 at 10:48 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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      Latest: New Password? Eileen T, Aug 8, 2015
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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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      Latest: Excellent article: Uncertainty & diagnosis Moonium, Aug 28, 2016 at 7:12 PM
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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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    4. Symptoms

      Discuss symptoms of lupus
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      Latest: Mouth Sores x_claire_x, Aug 28, 2016 at 8:50 AM
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    5. Medications

      Discuss the medications used to treat lupus
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      Latest: Dental problems related to meds Jeanettay, Aug 23, 2016 at 6:02 PM
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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: Ct done in ER last night Jackie Jubilee, Aug 26, 2016 at 7:11 PM
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    7. Complementary therapies

      Discuss complementary therapies and lupus
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      Latest: Sevenpointfive therapy? Jessica1, Aug 7, 2016
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    8. Related Conditions

      Discuss Fibromyalgia, Raynaud's, Sjogren's Syndrome, APS, etc
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      Latest: Lupus vs MS? Lupus vs RA? lazylegs, Jun 4, 2016
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    9. 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: BZ-423? Amanda F., Jun 4, 2016
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    10. Personal Stories

      For members to post their own personal lupus stories. Please read guidelines in this forum before posting.
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      Latest: help Amora, Jul 16, 2016
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    1. Social Security / Disability Benefits

      A place to discuss disability benefits in relation to lupus
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      Latest: claim esa? mishmash, Feb 7, 2016
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    2. Looking Good, Feeling Better

      Share tips on disguising hairloss, hiding rashes, skin care, etc
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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: When do you drop the 'illness' bomb? lazylegs, Aug 25, 2016 at 6:51 PM
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    4. Find a Lupus Doctor

      Recommend or find a good lupus specialist here
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      Latest: Northern Ca/dr chung jlb, Jul 6, 2016
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    1. Birthdays and Celebrations

      For birthday and celebration posts
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      Latest: August 26 - Happy Birthday Holley & Meek! wolf1, Aug 27, 2016 at 12:45 PM
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    2. Chit Chat

      For general chit chat & off-topic talk.
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      Latest: Hi everyone! wolf1, Jun 11, 2016
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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: Up date on dmarie susane, Aug 10, 2016
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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: Anxiety and plaqunil susane, Aug 11, 2016
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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: Side Effects? SueC, Aug 31, 2015
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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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      Latest: mepacrine anyone jayne hall, May 7, 2015
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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: Tramadol x_claire_x, Jun 22, 2016
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