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... I have a very, very long story, but I am going to make it short. I have had Lupus, and many Autoimmune diseases over the last 20 years and my Family Dr. has been comfortable treating things as they come along. ... (3 replies)
... I've had drs. who were remote on the first visit, then after they "read' you a bit, they became warmer. I hope that's what you find here. ... (18 replies)
... March, I had already had a positive ANA test, and a couple bouts with a terribly swollen and extremely painful swollen gland behind my right ear. My new GP said to me "honey, I think you have Lupus". ... (2 replies)

... You can go to this sites Neuropathy Board and there is some lengthy posts on Neurontin. ... (2 replies)
... five years ago developed a rash on my scalp that a dermatologist called lichen planus. Dry eyes by an ophthalmologist, skin rash on cheeks I thought was allergy to sunburn cream. But I was managing all of these things and put the joint stuff down to ageing. As did the doctors pretty much. ... (8 replies)
... on October 26th. The appointment went really well and I got some very good news but I'm afraid I'm more confused than ever and wondering what to do next. Sorry this may be long but here it is.... ... (9 replies)
... My GP thought I might have fibromyalgia, but the rheumatologist ruled that out during my first visit to his office. ... (8 replies)
... Well, much to say so please forgive me. ... (21 replies)
... Dear Dads1stGirl, Yikes! What an appointment. It does not sound as though answers are coming as fast as one could hope, but it does sound as though you are being taken seriously, at least. And, if it makes you feel any better, some of my drs. thought I'd read a little too much, too. The rheumie who Dx'ed me did NOT give me that old tired doctorly line, though---kudos... (2 replies)
Sulfa allergy??
Sep 30, 2004
... m weird but I did have some brief episodes of new rashes while taking this drug. I just thought that I should let the doctor know". She said she would be sure to tell him. ... (7 replies)
... and joints, and has been back and forth from the doctor's. They haven't come up with anything. These symptoms started when she began birth control. She is going to her first visit to a rheumatologist in a few days and I'm afraid she might be diagnosed with lupus. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks Debjayg. You know, I wish more doctors would practice integrated medicine where they treat the whole person, not just writing out a prescription to aleviate symptoms. Doctors who use integrated techniques combine a variety of practices from traditional to holistic that best suit the individual. ... (10 replies)
... Ladybud, I have asked both my PCP and rheumatologist for further tests on my thyroid several times now. At my visit to the rheumatologist last week, I asked him to check for thyroid antibodies, as well as the other thyroid tests, but all he ended up ordering was the Free T4 and Total T3. ... (19 replies)
... t know why my liver enzymes were evaluated, but possibly due to all the acetaminophen and ibuprofen I've been taking, but never over the daily dosage. Just as directed. ... (22 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and my Rheumatologist says the same thing yours does. She can't definitively dx me with Lupus as of now but believes that it will progress to Lupus. ... (19 replies)
Lupus
Feb 8, 2001
... medicine sites for now, because your doctor will only be dealing with established medical and laboratory criteria to attempt to make a diagnosis. ... (8 replies)
... Hi! I'm new to this board and have never posted before but hoping I can get some answers and support from this to make myself not feel crazy. I've been experiencing pain in my hands for a year or so now. ... (7 replies)
... I went for my second visit with the rheumatologist today. Just to recap, my first visit was a month ago. I'm 61 years old. ... (19 replies)
... Hi everyone. This is my first post. I haven't been diagnosed with lupus but my rheumatologist suspects it. I don't know if I should be posting here since I haven't been diagnosed yet but I really need to vent. ... (1 replies)
... Lo and behold, this is good news although I am seriously going to pay tomorrow as I'm also working tonight and not getting any sleep so I'm going to hurt, hurt, hurt. Anyway, the reason it is good news is because I had some real live evidence to take with me to my follow up rheumatologist appt. today. ... (30 replies)




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