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Pain & Lupus - #LupusAwarenessMonth

In 2010, I was quoted in a Standard Newspaper article saying, ‘It only hurts when you cry,’ about my lupus diagnosis. Oh, but it hurts! 829 more words

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Lupus Awareness-Day 30

Fact:

“Patients with lupus are more susceptible to infections because they have altered immune systems, and also because many patients are on treatment (steroids & cytotoxics) that suppresses immune system function, leaving them more prone to infection.” 150 more words

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Lupus Awareness- Day 29

Fact:

“More men develop Drug Induced Lupus than women mainly because medications that produce drug induced lupus are more frequently used in men. These drugs include… 118 more words

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Lupus Awareness-Day 28

*This post comes only a couple days late, but better late than never right?

Fact:

“About 60% of lupus patients get sun-induced rashes and a further 10-20% complain of other clearly sun-induced problems.” 168 more words

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Story Of My Life. ..

This just about sums it all up! It never ends. But such is life when you’re living with lupus.

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Lupus Awareness- Day 27

Fact:

“Almost 90% of lupus patients experience fatigue, making it one of the most common symptoms.”

I understand first hand how fatigue could be the most common of all lupus symptoms. 125 more words

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