, Welcome to HW - so very sorry that you have permanent hearing loss. It's ridiculous that it took so long to get you to a rheumatologist and proper treatment. Are you still having symptoms of swelling and dizziness? How much prednisone did they give you? If you are still having symptoms, it may be best to stay on prednisone a while until things are more controlled. Other treatments that should be considered are Imuran and/or Cellcept and/or MTX.Betty H
, Welcome to HW. Vitiligo is the disease where your skin looses its pigmentation. As far as I know, it has nothing to do with the disease we are discussing here, which is Lupus. We are talking specifically about
vertigo, which is where the room seems to be spinning around. Sorry, but I don't know anything about
, Welcome to HW. Do you have Lupus and/or Meniere's Disease? If so, what kind of Dr diagnosed it? Pretty sure what I experience isn't Meniere's, as I don't have any hearing loss and the vertigo lasts much longer (days) rather than the shorter (20 mins) periods typical of Meniere's.
Lynnwood, Lupus & Sjogren's Moderator, Dx: 2000DIAGNOSING LUPUS & HW's LUPUS 101
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