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 10-31-2007, 07:16 PM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: tisdale saskatchewan canada
Posts: 1
sylvia11 HB User
sub-acute cutaneous lupus

My 3-year old (in Jan/08) granddaughter has just been diagnosed with sub-acute cutaneous lupus which so far only involves a the skin butterfly rash on face. She has not received all her immunizations. My
daughter is very unsure about whether or not she should get Sara immunized, espeically with the measles, mumps, rubella vaccine which is a live vaccine. Any comments?

 
Old 11-01-2007, 06:58 AM   #2
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: southeast Indiana U.S.A.
Posts: 248
realisticchic HB User
Re: sub-acute cutaneous lupus

I am NOT a medical professional, just a person with SLE. However, I have read in numerous places that people with Lupus should not recieve "live" vaccines. I have 3 children myself, none of which have Lupus, but the MMR vaccine was very hard on all three of them. My daughter had the worst reaction, breaking out in small blisters from head to toe, vomitting, diareah, and very high fever. I would advise you to get the opinion of a few Drs., namely pediatricians, rhuematologists, and an immunologist before deciding what to do.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 11-01-2007, 07:59 AM   #3
Facilitator
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 4,907
VeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB User
Re: sub-acute cutaneous lupus

Sylvia, Hi. I'm just a patient, too---but in your daughter's shoes I'd do what Realisticchic just suggested.

Have you browsed any lupus hardcovers in your local library or boosktores? Dr. Daniel Wallace covers vaccines, etc. in his hardcover & probably Dr. Robert Lahita does also. Maybe reading what some experts have written will help you get together even better questions for your granddaughter's doctors.

Best wishes to your entire family, from Vee

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Tough Time... sticking with sub 2nd_chance Addiction & Recovery 8 07-20-2007 01:15 PM
Experience w/Sub-Please help me. arg49ermom Addiction & Recovery 49 04-10-2007 10:12 PM
Sub Detox/WD/Taper TrampyG Addiction & Recovery 34 10-14-2005 05:47 PM
Scared of the Sub. christianmom Addiction & Recovery 9 01-12-2005 01:27 AM
Getting off Sub Shemac Family & Friends of Addicts and Alcoholics 26 06-01-2004 04:05 PM




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

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1164), MSJayhawk (997), Apollo123 (898), Titchou (832), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (758), ladybud (745), sammy64 (666), midwest1 (665), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:21 PM.



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!