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Old 10-25-10, 07:52 AM   #1
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Biopsy: It seems I forgot to update y'all!

Biopsy results are negative.....I don't have cancer. I do have Lupus, though. Means I need to wear long sleeves, etc, and will have some issues, still, but all in all, it's manageable.
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Old 10-25-10, 07:54 AM   #2
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Biopsy results are negative.....I don't have cancer. I do have Lupus, though. Means I need to wear long sleeves, etc, and will have some issues, still, but all in all, it's manageable.
Acceptable news, Tom. I'd say good aside from the Lupus.
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I'm sure I could wiki it, but why do you need to wear long sleeves if you have Lupus? More importantly, will it keep you from riding?
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I'm sorry, but this needs to be done.



That said, I hope you do well with the treatments, and anything that doesn't kill you... lets you keep living!
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Old 10-25-10, 02:20 PM   #5
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I'm sure I could wiki it, but why do you need to wear long sleeves if you have Lupus? More importantly, will it keep you from riding?
UV triggers Lupus symptoms.
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Thanks for the encouraging update Tom. Stay strong!
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Sorry to hear this. My wife suffers from Lupus. I know what your going through
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I'm very happy you don't have cancer. I'll pray for you Tom.
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Wow, great! Anytime anyone dodges the cancer bullet, it's a good thing!
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Wow, great! Anytime anyone dodges the cancer bullet, it's a good thing!

Depending on the type Lupus is nothing to take too lightly.
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I can't say I feel good about you having that, but it sure beats cancer any day, and for that, I must say - you are lucky! You will be up and running again in no time, take care of yourself!
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Depending on the type Lupus is nothing to take too lightly.
So far, joint pain and recurring respiratory issues.
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That's a bummer. Thoughts are with you, as it can't be too much fun to get that kind of news.

I hope your good times are good and long and free from aggravation.
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Tom,
Glad to hear you avoided the cancer. My thoughts will be with you as you work through the other.
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