POLL: What do you think was the trigger for the onset of your lupus?

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  1. Denise on November 20, 2019 at 15:32

    Puberty age 14

    Then into remission

    Then pregnancy age 34 & 38

    Then into remission

    Then infection age 46

    Exposure to sunlight/menopause age 47

    • Den on November 20, 2019 at 17:32

      Virus affecting GI tract and stress combined

  2. Mairéad on November 20, 2019 at 21:42

    Rash only appeared after anaphylaxis following surgery. But mildly symptomatic since puberty

  3. Carrie on November 21, 2019 at 21:27

    Onset of symptoms directly after contracting chickenpox as a 36 year old.

  4. Kate Mellor on November 23, 2019 at 09:54

    Looking back, sailing in the sun for long days in the Caribbean when I was 33-35 was the first time I started developing symptoms. Six years and many odd infections and symptoms later, I finally got my diagnosis.

  5. Margaret foster on November 28, 2019 at 17:50

    For years I had suffered aches and pains and caught every virus and infection that was going round ,then got aretha nodusm from the doctor who saw me said there was something underlying wich had caused it ,and was sent rheumatology who took bloods and found I had systemic lupus erythematosus

  6. Sarah L on December 18, 2019 at 00:04

    I had a total hysterectomy at 29 due to precancerous cells on my cervix and ovaries. I couldn’t take the hormones they made me sick. Not long after I got a c-diff infection and I didn’t know that’s what was going on. I almost died from it. I believe the mix of the two triggered they symptoms. I also always had aches and pains.

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