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lupus or somethin else?

Hi I have been dealing with a strain of symptoms for almost two years. It started when I got pregnant with my son in 2011. They did all the first prenatal blood work. I'm not sure what the exact levels where but my obgyn had told me that the blood work came back that I might have lupus. I didn't know what lupus was until recently. Now the symptoms Ihave are: always tired even after enough sleep, muscle aches and pains, feels like my bones hurt but its where my joints are my ankles and hips pretty much everywhere, Iget fevers atleast once a day, headaches, sesnitive to light, skin burns or stings when touched, confusion, and most recently I have developed seizures with no explanation. I'm 24 and native american white and african american.  I feel crazy but I have no clue where to even begin to find out what's wrong with me. Nuerologist wasn't the answer so now I'm thinking a rheumotologist is next step. If anyone has any insight please comment. Thanks.    
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I should have also mentioned that my symptoms will disappear and then come back. Ms has been ruled out and I'm also diagnosed with hypothyroidism. Ihave had mris and cts of my brain and neck and back.    
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You should try to get the lab results from your OB dr.  

Have they done any other labs...like ANA, sed rate, any other antibody type lab.  SSA, SSB, RA, vit. D????
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You have symptoms very similar to some of mine.  I have UCTD (Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease).  I would think you should see a rehumotologist.  Did you have a positive ANA test?
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Also, I am white male which I guess is kind of rare for this disease.
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I had a positive ana test that's what Iwas trying to say but forgot the name. I have an appointment with my rheumatologist in two weeks. Im hoping i get some answers there.
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Do you know the ANA titer and pattern?
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