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Symptoms pain/swelling of joints fatigue feeling flu like breathlessness weakness Bowel problems pins and needles I have had some tests done by a rheumatologist only abnormal were my vit d and ferritin, folate and a positive an...
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Hi everyone. I have a question. I have psoriasis now for over ten years. I know psoriasis is an auto immune disease. The only problems I have had with psoriasis besides inflammation is extreme itching. I have just been diagnosed with lup...
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Our son has a complicated medical history, but I will try to keep it brief for this initial conversation. No significant medical history for mom or dad. Luke was born 2007. Normal pregnancy. Full term. Sister born 2004 with no issue...
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I'm headed to my first Rheumatologist visit tomorrow. My ANA was positive 1-320 speckled after having a negative test in 2011. All other blood work has been normal including my ESR, and CRP. Vitamin D and B 12 was low. My OB said since ...
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I recently went to my MD because of vascular swelling. The veins on top of my feet, in my right leg and tops of my hand seems to swell and go down. This happens on and off all day. It feels like my veins are going to explode and the tops...
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Can you have severe dizziness from lupus. ?? Can treatment help?
kelle619 | Last answer
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How long can the typical one last?. It has been about a month ago.
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Hi everyone.. currently I am going to many specialists and having tests done to see why I'm so tired and feel so horrible. One is a rheumatologist for lupus. I do have some symptoms. I wanted to know, what tests did the doctor perform to...
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My mother has been diagnosed with Lupus SLE, after researching the web we are getting mixed answers as to weather or not garlic is safe to consume? She has added garlic to her diet recently and since has had a metallic taste in her mouth...
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The short version of my story is I went to a fertility doctor after having trouble conceiving my 2nd child and having a miscarriage..the dr ran a ton of blood work and I cam up with with a positive abnormal ANA (no numbers listed) and a ...
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Hi guys. So my doc called me today. My Ana and anti dsna were both positive. He wants me to see a rheumatologist asap. I am petrified. Any Prayers and words of kindness and positive vibes would be appreciated.
kelle619 | Last answer
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Hi, I am a 27 yr old female (110-115 lbs) who was diagnosed with high blood pressure and tachycardia at the age of 23. I took 25mg of a beta blocker and 2mg. of an ace inhibitor daily. After going to another GP, he took me off of the ...
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I am frustrated right now and I am not sure how to proceed. I first started have joint issues 5 years ago. But I just moved from California to Florida. Which means new insurance, new drs and new egos. With my change in healthcare, I...
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So. This is quite a complicated situation. Or at least, it's been made out to be one. I went to the doctors 4 weeks ago with flank pain following cystitis. I wasn't concerned in any way, assumed it was a kidney infection and knew exactly...
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Do any of you have a reaction to Metals? Specifically stainless steel? I do have an allergy to nickel. I've had this since age 9 but getting worse everyday. It used to be if I touched metal ,any kind I would get an electrical shock...
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I have a question. About my blood test. My Globulin is high at 4.2 with a range of (2.3-3.5) and my a/g ratio is low 0.8 This blood work came from the emergency room. I went to see a dermatologist who asked me if I have ever been teste...
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I have a question. I was just prescribed Plauqenil and was given Hydroxycloroquine (Zudus brand). Less than two weeks in, I had an extremely bad allergic reaction. It started out with these ugly, itchy red hives on my left arm. Overn...
freesiagirl | Last answer
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I had a positive DSDNA test.the rehumatologist suggested SLE to me as all the other tests were negative.then ANA was done which came posotive with 1/80 ratio.i m on plaqunile 2 tabs daily since 7 months n the DSDNA n ANA test have been d...
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42yr old African American Female with SLE, Sjergrens, Sicca, Gout, Hypo-thyroid, REM Sleep Apnea, Mycroscopic & Lymphocytic colitis, with active disease activity continuously for over 5 years even after infusion therapy. Recent LABS: ...
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Anyone here ever have this happen while they were sorting our their diagnosis? I have had two positive ANA tests in the last two years, the most recent had a titer of 1:160 with two patterns, speckled and homogeneous. I just received my ...
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