... Hello! I've been reading through the message boards off and on for a few months, and decided to join today. I'd love opinions re my situation...
I became ill in October and haven't felt back to 100% since then. I've been sick (low grade fever, aches and pains, sore throat) 4-5 times since then.
In February I was DXd with hypothyroidism and then Hashimoto's. I'm on... (8 replies)
... Thank you for your responses ladybud and VeeJ! The rashes on my legs are almost hive-like at first. They will itch like crazy and after a few days they sort of scab over. They are a reddish purple and come and go. The rashes on my arms are on the sides of my upper arms, and around my elbows/outside of my forearms. Those are usually dime sized red scaly patches that don't... (10 replies)
... my doctors are now at the point where they wont order any further testing and they have completely ruled out lupus as a diagnosis. ... (12 replies)
... MOVING AT ALL. I only wear heels on Sundays for church. Sandals are my best friends. My arms have been giving out and I've developed a tremor in my right arm! Plus 2 episodes of chest pain and tightness that I thought would drive me nuts and into an ER. I toughed it out somehow. I'm still alive. ... (5 replies)
... ymptoms related to it. I have been dizzy for 4 months and it doesn't go away, it has actually gotten worse. Also, I have had a vibration in my body, it's like a tremor but internally. And then there's the thing that really freaks me out, I wake up throughout the night with my legs numb or my arms numb. ... (10 replies)
... Let's see if I can explain this better. My head tremor feels like someone else is in control of my muscles. My head shakes all on its own. ... (16 replies)
... hich ever body part is going through that. It is a bit scary probably because it is NEW and I'm not sure if I'm going to go into a seisure,, or just stay at this tremor like state. Wish I could explain it better, but talk about the foggy brain thing,,,I'm really experiencing that right now. ... (16 replies)
... symptom that involves the back of my head "tensing up" and a vibration or tremor that runs through my body. ... (0 replies)
... 16 years ago my symptoms started. Long story short was sent to the Mayo Clinc and told they were 75% sure I had Lupus. Pred. and Plaq. for many years. Still had problems so mentally I had to change b/c I was starting college and didn't want to be sick anymore. ok I know you can't change being sick, but I was a teenager and thought I could. I stopped all meds (after... (7 replies)
... positive ana and negative SM and dsDNA is Lupus likely as a diagnosis? ... (0 replies)
... I hope your tremor problem clears up quickly. ... (3 replies)
... I've been wondering if Hughes syndrome is what's wrong with me?
I have every known symptom of MS, but no findings on MRI.
I've been to a rheumie and he is running the necessary tests. I've never attempted to have children, but my mother has had a few miscarriages. None of my four sisters have, though (thank heaven....)
I also have petechiae, purpora, raynauds and... (17 replies)
... ake sense of it all. I have also spent way too much time researching diseases and conditions, especially ones of a neurological nature. As for a tremor....yes, Lupus can cause a tremor. I do not know how common it is. MS can cause a tremor. This is very common. A tremor can also be a neurosis all by itself. ... (3 replies)
... Does Lupus cause tremors? ... (3 replies)
... I have been bouncing around from forum to forum. I have a myriad of wierd symptoms.
Shooting pains (very periodic, and sporatic)
Muscles twitching, cramping, tremor
feeling of burning or bruising of muscles (specifically in back of head, neck and back)
Stiff neck, (constantly feel like I have to crack it)
The twitching was constant for about a year. It has... (5 replies)
... little bit of an adventure as I travel down the path of medical mysteries on my way to figuring out what in the world is going on. Maybe someone here can help. Lupus has been mentioned but not diagnosed so I am clueless to what is going on. It all started with just being tired all the time. ... (8 replies)
... I was on Methotroxate but because of my hand tremor my rheumy wanted to blame the MTX. So she took me off of it so I took myself off off the plaquenil. ... (2 replies)
... before the episode subsided to rule out Lupus. The PA has been suspecting Lupus for the longest due to ALL symptoms so far but but its that ANA and Sed rate that she looks for. ... (2 replies)
I would insist on bloodwork. Only you know your body. Good Luck!! minyangels (16 replies)
... I am experiencing some symptoms that my doctor can't figure out. The reason I have begun to suspect lupus is that my grandmother had it and it has some genetic link. ... (16 replies)