Thanks for the hugs and prayers Stacie! They are very much appreciated!
You know, I think I overwhelmed my rheumy with my long list of symptoms, because I spent a couple of days writing down everything I could think of, then sent it to him in an email because I always, always forget to tell him SOMETHING important during every appointment. With the list plus everything else I had to say it must have been 4 pages long! LOL!
We did discuss some of the symptoms but not all, and when I asked him about
the muscle problems I've been having (which I really thought might be polymyositis), he asked me to push up against his hand with my arm and said, "no, you're still strong, you don't have polymyositis".
I guess I was just in shock about
hearing him say, "yes, you have lupus". Even though I was more than half expecting it. I do hope that the prednisone increase helps.
I will be seeing him again in 3 weeks, so will ask him then about
the vertigo and the "balloon-head" feeling. Actually, I will ask my neurologist about
it first, since I'm seeing him next week. I'll make a note to myself to ask or I might forget again. I really do have brain fog! :)
I do hope that your flare is over soon...sorry to hear that you're still feeling "floaty" too. You're in my thoughts and prayers!
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