It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Lupus Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-26-2007, 08:39 AM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Frederick, MD
Posts: 1
spowell HB User
Lupus Help!

I have just recently been diagnosed with SLE (Lupus). My kidney function is estimated to be around 20%. I just had a kidney biopsy on Tuesday, July 24th. Am waiting on results to determine what will happen next. Want to talk with someone who is in similar situation. I also have arthritis. AutoImmune diseases run rampant in my family. Any help/info/support will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

 
Old 07-26-2007, 02:53 PM   #2
Facilitator
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 4,962
VeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB User
Re: Lupus Help!

Dear Spowell, Welcome! I'm sorry about your Dx but very glad you found this group. We're good company & I hope you find comfort & companionship in talking to everyone here.

I have lupus but haven't had kidney problems, so I hope others who have & know more about it will chip in soon.

If you're of the mind to read, there are some excellent hardcovers available in most libraries & bookstores: look for Dr. Daniel Wallace, or for Dr. Robert Lahita. Both cover all aspects of the disease, including treatments.

I hope your kidney biopsy results translate into a clear & quick plan of action. Please let us know how your followup appt. goes, OK? I hope you keep posting. Meanwhile, I send my best wishes to you. HANG IN THERE! Sincerely, Vee (Mucho arthritis, etc! I've done much better post-Dx and pray that you do, too!)

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 07-28-2007, 11:26 AM   #3
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Ashland, OH USA
Posts: 10
beachbum22 HB User
Re: Lupus Help!

Hi Spowell~~ I used to live in Westminster, MD. Worked in Frederick and Mount Airy. I am new so don't know too much. I have not been diagnosed yet. My follow up for lab results is on Thursady. Good Luck. Look forward to knowing you!!-

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
I am 33 and living with lupus and Breast Cancer Dominique Lupus 6 10-02-2010 12:36 PM
Lupus and blood pressure spikes when sleeping. Sunsetnan Lupus 121 07-26-2010 07:21 AM
Lupus BGerry Lupus 4 05-15-2010 04:14 PM
Anyone with Fibro and Lupus? Angie10 Fibromyalgia 11 08-23-2007 12:33 PM
new to lupus please can anyone help with blood test question sisters3 Lupus 5 09-08-2006 07:38 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



VeeJ (173), ladybud (43), AngelicBrat (16), luca689 (7), ksp (6), neveragain444 (6), luvinmusiq (5), brooklyngirl (4), Daisygrace (4), AgedFlowerChild (3)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1013), Apollo123 (909), Titchou (857), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (763), ladybud (755), midwest1 (671), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:22 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!