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Welcome and Introductions
Are you new to the boards? Introduce yourself and learn more about the other members. Do you have questions that are specific to your part of the country (i.e. need a rheumy in Chicago?) If so, ask them here.
1847 192 Back to the boards
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Recently Diagnosed with Lupus
Have you been recently diagnosed with lupus? Here you can chat with others who are also adjusting to living with lupus.
1085 91 Not diagnosed yet. Questions
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Lupus Symptoms
Here is where you can share the signs and symptoms you are experiencing and pose questions about their potential meaning or relationship to lupus.
3987 365 Anyone else with vasculitis?
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Tests and Procedures
What are the different tests (for example, blood and urine tests) and procedures (for example, skin or kidney biopsies) regarding lupus? Are you about to have a procedure, and are not sure what to expect? Or, have you lived with lupus for a long time, and have experienced many different types of tests? If so, are you willing to share your experiences with others? Then this is the section for you.
964 104 Unsure of my Ophthalmologist
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Lupus Treatments
Here you can discuss the various types of treatments for lupus. What has worked for you? What hasn't worked for you? What have some of your challenges been?
1754 195 Benlysta and fatigue?
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Coping with Lupus
This message board is for those who want to share their techniques for coping with lupus. Or for those who are seeking guidance as to how to cope with lupus.
3138 287 I'm losin' it
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Disability, Insurance and Social Security Issues
Are you eligible for Social Security Disability? How do you apply? Are you having problems with your insurance? What do you do if you’ve been denied disability benefits by Social Security? Share your advice and experiences here.
217 13 Medicare and Sjogrens
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Lupus in the Workplace
Having lupus while holding down a job can present a number of challenges. Do you tell your employer that you have lupus or do you keep it hidden. Are your co-workers understanding about the imitations lupus imposes or are you subject to discrimination or skepticism when you feel bad. How do you balance work, family and your own health needs? Share advice or pose a question.
167 12 Sitting all day long
by Mr. Bun
Women's Issues
Here you can talk about a wide variety of topics such as: breast augmentation when you have lupus; sexuality and intercourse; hormone replacement therapy; pregnancy, fertility and oral contraceptives; and annual exams and mammograms.
452 64 Signs of Lupus every woman sh...
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Men and Lupus
Talk with other men who are living with lupus.
68 9 any other men with lupus on t...
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Children, Teens and Young Adults
Talk with other children, teens and young adults who are living with lupus.
58 9 Athletes with LUPUS
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Caregivers of People with Lupus
Are you a spouse, parent, child, family member or a friend who takes care of someone living with lupus? This is your space to chat with others who are also caregivers.
170 10 A Not-To-Do List For Caregive...
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Lupus in the News
Have you heard lupus discussed in the news? Or has it been mentioned on TV or the radio? You can discuss what you’ve heard here.
129 31 Lupus Foundation of America S...
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General Health News
For discussing health information that is not directly related to lupus.
732 110 Big Pharma at its best
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