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... symptoms started with joint pains, I was 10 yo so theyd say it was growing pains. But it didnt stop, and at 13 an orthopedist diagnosis it as fibromyalgia. ... (14 replies)
... Hdisco, I think Vee covered a lot of good info. You are not crazy! ... (2 replies)
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Aug 21, 2016
... never have a positive ANA. Your RF is elevated which could be significant for rheumatoid arthritis. Some people, like me, have both lupus and RA. It took 10 years for my ANA to turn positive after I had full blown symptoms of lupus for that long. ... (1 replies)

... Also sorry for not writing sooner, I had a wicked bad month with my computer. ... (14 replies)
... The platelet clumps should definitely be checked out further with Anti phospholipid antibodies. With your symptoms and labs I would suspect lupus more than ms. Rash biopsy could be diagnostic if lupus band test is positive. ... (7 replies)
... I believe I posted in another thread of yours, so I won't repeat all I said before but I did want to mention asking for a CK muscle enzyme test when you feel you are having a flare of muscle weakness. There are different types of myositis and that is the best screening blood test for it. ... (14 replies)
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Aug 21, 2016
... I have been trying for years to find out what is going on and why I am in so much pain. I have already had all the tests. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Slik! :wave: With CNS lupus, did you experience tremors and/or jerking? (29 replies)
... Yes, I do have lupus. I also have fibro. The rheumy I had didn't treat fibro so he wouldn't see me because of that reason. He continued to see his lupus patients only if they didn't have fibro too. Never made any sense to me but maybe he didn't believe in fibro at the time. This was many years ago. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for your comments, in answer to your questions yes for a good 10 years or so now I have found that when I go in the sun the tops of my eyelids go bright red, I have never worried to much about this I just thought it was skin pigments? ... (11 replies)
... I Know were your at I'm new to all this myself and the Dr's are absolutly doing my head in, the one Dr saw me for 5 mins, didnt even examine me and offered me prozac and wanted to send me to see a psyciatrist.... and well I wont repeat exactly what I said to him... ... (11 replies)
... I recently reviewed some autoimmune info and it explained that if calcium and magnesium levels were off, more cal than mag, then you could have inflammation problem. Info explained magnesium helps keep control of inflammation. ... (29 replies)
... kathyq, Whether or not you can get further along, at least you'll be giving another angle your very best shot. And keep doing same until it works! I think we should never quit trying, as no one else can do it for us. ... (29 replies)
... You're email may be the "breakthrough" for me...can't thank you enough...I'm going to go and find myself a dermatopathologist, who hopefully will be able to teach the town dermatologist a good lesson... ... (29 replies)
... I had stuff going on since childhood, but no rashes until my late 30's, when I started to spend weekends at a beach area. ... (29 replies)
... I have had the diagnosis of Fibromyalgia for years but have had lupus symptoms as well for about 17 years. Only recently did I get a diagnosis of Undifferentiated connective disease. ... (29 replies)
... Dermatologist says all autoimmunes will have non-specific findings...but I keep hearing about these biosies...eye doctor also said that the Schirmer test wouldn't matter, but would only confirm dry can I keep ending up with doctors who like the term "non-specific"? (29 replies)
... Hi there... I'm still plugging along waiting for a dx... ... (29 replies)
... Here's my story. 9 years ago, my doctor thought I had lupus but the ANA kept coming back negative. She sent me to every specialist you can think of except a rheumatologist. ... (8 replies)
... I was wondering if it is possible to have any form of Lupus with out having a positive ANA test? ... (29 replies)

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