Heart involvement with Lupus????

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   Posted 8/5/2011 10:27 PM (GMT -6)   
I have been fighting with this problem on and off for 3 years now.. going to have my 2nd surgery because of lupus.. does anyone have heart involvement to cause surgerys?  I need some insight or someone to relate too...
Lupus, RA,Sjorgrens,antiphospholipid syndrome,Pericarditis,Migranes
AVR & Tricuspid Repair, Paricardictamy 2008

Imuran,Coumadin,Topamax,colchincine,Wellbutrin, Prednisone

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   Posted 8/6/2011 10:05 AM (GMT -6)   
I do not have heart problems but know others who have heart problems and have had attacks and surgery.  You have probably read this information but just in case.
Others with direct experience can respond.  Do you have an LFAI support group in your area?  In the Chicago area alone there are 1/2 dozen or more. 

Post Edited (Bsime) : 8/6/2011 10:18:53 AM (GMT-6)

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   Posted 8/6/2011 10:05 AM (GMT -6)   
I've heard your heart can be affected by lupus as well as other organs.
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