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Old 08-19-2003, 01:53 PM   #1
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Question lupus and anti-anxiety meds

Hi. I am new here, but no stranger to lupus. My mother had it for 34 years. I have had weird symptoms for a little while and pushed to be tested. My ANA is borderline so I am going to see a rheumatologist. Could it be lupus? I don't know since only 1 of my weird symptoms is listed in the "lupus 11 signs" list (I'm slightly anemic).

What I am wondering is since stress seems to play a role in lupus and flareups, is it common for lupus patients be given an anti-anxiety prescription? My mother was never given any to my knowledge. I just started on Paxil but this was just before my push for the ANA testing.

I read alot on lupus but I just don't seem to come across this issue. Thanks for any information anyone can give me.

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Old 09-04-2003, 01:58 PM   #2
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hi there,i have lupus, and i feel stressed and anxious a lot. i think when lupus flares happen, and we are feeling run down and completeley fatigued, a lot of mood swings occur. i dont know much about anti anxiety drugs so i cant help you with that question. hope you manage to get some answers soon, all the best, rayofsunshine.

 
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