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Date Joined Oct 2007
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   Posted 10/16/2007 1:55 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone. New  here to the fourms. My name is Jackie I am 21 and been dignosed with lupus for 2 years now. I ve been doing so much better now that we've made the dignoses. Just wanted to join and chat with some people share some stories and experience and meet some new people who i can relate to.

Jenny S.
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Date Joined Oct 2007
Total Posts : 80
   Posted 10/16/2007 7:29 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Jackie,

Welcome to the group. I can relate to your situation as I was diagnosed with Lupus at about the same age (I'm now 29). How are you feeling? Please type when you can. :)

Take care,

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Total Posts : 2818
   Posted 10/16/2007 10:29 AM (GMT -6)   

Hi Jackie! welcome aboard. This is a great group of people and you will never lack having somone to chat with. They are all so supportive and understanding. I look forward to getting to know you.

again welcome to the family


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   Posted 10/16/2007 3:43 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Jackie . . . Welcome to the forum sis!! Glad you found us. It is really a great group of members here. We are quite the family!!


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   Posted 10/16/2007 4:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Jackie. I wanted to add my welcome. I'm glad to hear that things are going better for you since getting your diagnosis - it can make a big difference.

You'll find a lot of great people here to talk to and we are all very supportive of each other.

Take care and I'm glad you joined us.
Diagnosis:  UCTD (lupus) 2006; Raynauds 2006; Sjogren's 2006; lupus symptoms began 2003; CFS 1991; Mono 1985
Meds:  Plaquenil 400mg; Prednisone 5-10mg; Tramadol 100mg 3-4x daily; Doxepin 25-50mg; Prevacid; Steriod Cream and Mouth Rinse for tongue and mouth ulcers; Hydrocodone 5/500 prn for severe pain; Artificial tears



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Date Joined Aug 2007
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   Posted 10/16/2007 6:07 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Jackie,
I'm fairly new to the forum to. I think you'll agree that it's a great place to get support and learn more about SLE. Everyone is friendly and more than happy to lend an ear when you're down or need advice. Hope you stick around.
SLE 9/07, FMS '90's, Spinal Stenosis, Osteoarthritis, Sinus Tach, PVC's, Kidney Stones, RLS, Parotid Neurofibroma 8/04, Cervical Cancer 9/06
Plaquenil, Clinoril, Toprol XL, Prozac, Zyrtec-D, Zocor, Vitamins B6 & B12, Folic Acid, Toradol, Percoset, Loratab
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Date Joined Jan 2007
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   Posted 10/17/2007 2:29 PM (GMT -6)   
Welcome aboard :-) YOu will find lots of great people here.

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Date Joined Jun 2006
Total Posts : 1650
   Posted 10/18/2007 11:32 AM (GMT -6)   

Hi Jackie.  Welcome to our forum.  I hope that you continue to improve and please let us know how you're doing.  Glad to have you aboard Sis!

Love, Butterflake

Dx: SLE diagnosed 2005, major depressive disorder, diabetes, fibromyalgia, gerd, sleep apnea (use a CPAP), hypertension, IBS
Tx: plaquenil, methotrexate, Imuran, prednisone, prozac, celebrex, lisinopril, actos, lipitor, nexeum, seroquel, arthritis tylenol  PRN: ambien, neurontin, promethazine, xanax
supplements: multi vitamin, C, flaxseed oil, calcium/D
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