Foot Injury or Lupus Update

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Date Joined Mar 2008
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   Posted 5/8/2008 6:04 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks to all that responded to my foot injury/lupus post. I was really thinking the lupus pain was breaking thru again, but after a trip to the doc yesterday and an xray, it was confirmed that it was indeed the injury that caused the pain and after being off of it (completely) for one day, I am already seeing a marked improvement. I am very happy about that because now I am off the pred and so far, so good. I was afraid I would have to go back on it.
Anyway..thanks for your posts urging me to get it checked out.

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   Posted 5/8/2008 6:41 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Ti,
  Sorry I missed your other post. I had to go back and find it to reply. I'm glad you got the X-ray and your feeling better. I know your glad to be off pred... yeah . Take care and keep us updated. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Dx: Lupus,RLS,RA,Asthma,Fibro,Sjogren's,Raynaud's,Divertic, Stroke,Atherosclerosis,Seizures,Neuropathy,CAD
JOB 5:18 For he wounds, but he also binds up; he injures, but his hands also heal.

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   Posted 5/8/2008 8:08 PM (GMT -6)   
It is easy for us to blame everything on our cronic disease yet sometimes it really is the flu, a broken foot, or something entirely different. I am sorry your foot is hurting but glad you got answers and that its not a flare and you don't need the pred.

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   Posted 5/8/2008 10:31 PM (GMT -6)   
Well that's a good thing isn't it!  Finally something that can't be blamed on lupus, lol!  I'm glad to hear you're off the prednisone.  That gives me hope that someday I can be off it too.
Thanks for letting us know what the outcome was of that.  It sure was a mystery!
I can do anything through Jesus Christ who strengthens me. I have learned in whatever state I am in,to be content. Phillipians 4:11-13

34 years old. Diagnosed with lupus in 2000. Fibromyalgia, anti-phospholipid syndrome(APS)(stroke),Sjogren's, Raynaud's, seizure disorder-(miraclulously disappeared!), Libman Sach's Endocarditis, vasculitis, sacroiliitis, arthritis (neck) . Prednisone, Imuran, Coumadin, Clobazam, Amitriptyline, didrocal, Cozaar, calcium, Cykolokapron, multi-vitamin, vitamin D, Magnesium, vitamin B6, Acidophilus

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