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Hi, my name is jayrimm! I suffer from Systemic Lupus

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jayrimm
jayrimm Community member Posts: 3 Listener
edited August 2021 in Start here and say hello!
Hi I suffer from Systemic Lupus & I am really struggling with it at the moment 

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  • Ross_Alumni
    Ross_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,652 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @jayrimm

    Welcome to the community, good to see you join us. 

    I'm sorry to hear that you are struggling with your lupus at the minute, have you spoken with your GP about this to see if they can support you in any way? 

    Is there anything in particular that you are struggling with? 

    I know of one of our members, @lisathomas50, who has experience of lupus so maybe she will be able to offer some insight :) 
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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi and welcome to the community 

    Sorry to hear you are suffering with your condition and hope other members can offer some advice 

    But as above the best option would be to discuss this with a medical practitioner 

    Hope you feel better soon 
  • jayrimm
    jayrimm Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    thank you for the message back 
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,150 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @jayrimm - Just adding my welcome to the community. As above, do talk to your GP/specialist to see if they can advise as you're struggling with your SLE currently. Is this due to a flare do you think?
    I don't know if you've come across this site before, but I've found it quite informative. Please see: https://www.lupus.org.uk/
    Kindly let us all know how you get on, thank you. Take care. :)
  • jayrimm
    jayrimm Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    Yes thanks I have an appointment with my rheumatologist next week as it seems to be a really bad flare up. I am a member of Lupus UK also & many thanks for replying. Makes me feel like people are listening which is a huge help mentally 
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