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  1. Medications
    Hi! I am having an allergic reaction to plaquenil. I have a horrible rash, getting worse but the minute, that itches and burns terribly. I saw my doc yesterday and he gave me a steroid shot. He said it would take a day or two to work through my system. Benadryl is a joke. I saw a few posts about...
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    I was diagnosed in December 2016 and lupus affects my normal blood clotting so I am currently on warfarin and plaquenil to control both. I also have developed blood clots in my brain and have daily headaches that turn into migraines regularly. I am on topiramate for pain management. I feel run...
  3. Medications
    I just started taking plaquenil and my morning stiffness got worse. I have also started to feel vague joint pain in knees and elbows. Since I thought plaquenil was supposed to prevent stiffness and joint pain - has anyone else experienced this before getting better? I could not see increased...
  4. Newly diagnosed
    Got "officially" diagnosed today, even though my doctor believed strongly that I had it for a long time. The struggle was finding out if I had SLE or behcet's disease since so many of the symptoms of both diseases overlap. I have family history of both with multiple cases on different sides of...
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    Hi, I'm new to this site and having a hard time on my medications. I'm hoping someone may have some insight or has had experience with these medications. I have been on Prednisone since June of this year from 40 mg to 20 mg daily. Right now I'm back up to 40 mg due to inflammation/pain in my...
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