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    Old 02-18-2005, 08:07 AM   #16
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    Re: Lupus or what?

    Thanks for your reply.......I am being treated with meds for SS but haven't been diagnosed "officially" with it. But with all the other symptoms I was wondering if Lupus was a possibility. Especially with the aching and swelling in my joints and the ulcers in my nose. I have been diagnosed with autoimmune hemolytic anemia but I don't think that is causing the aches and my nose ulcers one of which I've had for six months and can't get it to clear up. Thanks for the help. Lisa

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    Old 02-18-2005, 10:09 AM   #17
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    TinaV - The first time they were elevated I wasn't taking medication and they aren't elevated all of the time. I have read in Dr. Wallace's book that they can be elevated due to medication, alcoholism or even lupus itself. And I'm with you, I don't drink much either; it tends to make me feel ill even just one drink. I've not heard of the Transp...enzyme. The only thing that I know of that's been elevated for me is the ALT & AST.

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    What is the name of the book you mentioned by Dr. Wallace?
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    Old 02-28-2005, 09:19 AM   #19
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    I think it's simply called "The Lupus Book" by Dr. Daniel J. Wallace. It has been very helpful for me.

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