Do you think your joint pain is from the Lupus or the Fibro? Mine is from my Fibro, and I can't get relief from it. Is your pain moving around or is it stuck in particular joints? If it's moving around from one joint to the other fairly quickly, it will be your Fibro. If it's staying put for days on end in certain joints, it's probably your Lupus.
I can't find anything that will help the Fibro pain. Nothing. Not even the Norco type drugs. Fibro sucks. I think it's worse than my Lupus. For pain anyway!
Actually, the only thing that helps my Fibro pain to ease up or go away, is to taper down on my prednisone. Prednisone and Fibro don't mix. They're like oil and water. If you know your Lupus is quiet, you could try a taper and see how you feel. But run this past your doctor or rheumy first.
I'm suffering too. But it's not the cold for me, it's 50 degrees in Calgary this week!!! I'll try to send the warm weather eastward!
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, 2002), Sjogren's, Raynaud's, Libman Sach's Endocarditis, vasculitis, sacroiliitis, arthritis (neck), anxiety. Prednisone, Imuran, Coumadin, Clobazam, Amitriptyline, Didrocal, Cozaar, Zoloft, Neurontin, calcium, multi-vitamin, vitamin D, Magnesium, vitamin B6, Acidophilus
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