flare ups and zyrtec

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cilly
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   Posted 8/25/2014 9:57 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi folks ,
when you have lupus flare up can zyrtec help or its allergies not lupus?

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Lynnwood
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   Posted 8/25/2014 10:05 AM (GMT -6)   
I found this: "Zyrtec contains an antihistamine. It is intended to provide temporarily relief from runny nose, sneezing, itchy or watery eyes, and itchy nose or throat due to hay fever or other allergies affecting the upper respiratory system."

So I would guess Zyrtec would help relieve these kinds of symptoms -- which are not usually symptoms of a Lupus flare.

Hope that helps.
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cilly
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   Posted 8/25/2014 10:12 AM (GMT -6)   
ear pain andinner ear soindand swelling .isnt that lupus and heat raise i your body?
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couchtater
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   Posted 8/25/2014 6:17 PM (GMT -6)   
I would suggest you ask you doctor about the inner ear swelling and pain. You may have an infection.

I take zyrtec everyday for my allergies.
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