Curious as to who else has lupus nephritis and the different stages or classes it involves.. curious how your treatment is going and how well your body is holding up to it..
I was diagnosed in 2003 had a fairly easy go of lupus..until nov of 2006 had a pretty severe lupus crisis that almost killed me.. high blood pressure kidney issues and seizures and so much more.. it all resolved for the most part was almost in remission and my kidney s started spilling proteins agin..my kidney doctor redid the biopsy and now its active and i am at stage 3 and 5..more 3 and some signs of 5(inactive) ..they want to start me on cellcept once my respitatory infection is gone. i am extremely nervous and im thinking the worse..
tell me your stories please..
thanks so much im trying to be strong here.. in 2006 it was stage 2
Female: 37 yrs/old DX: Lupus (dx:'03) MCTD, Raynaud's, Antithyroid antibodies, Lupus Cebritis, Lupus CNS, Lupus Pneumonitis and Stage II Lupus Nephritis. mitral valve and tricuspid valve regurgitation, 9 tia's and one pontine stroke('06)Seizures('06), Photosensitivity since childhood, vasculitis, gangrene left thumb had amputated aug of 07,had mediport put in aug '07, Sjogren's, had left toe amputated in june of 2008. COPD dx oct 2008
Meds: Lisinopril,Keppra, Plaquenil,Prednisone 10 Mg/Day,Miracle mouthwash,Xanax, Darvocet, Xopenex inhaler, Xopenex Nebulizer, Spiriva, prevacid