... Deficiencies can require separate treatment, btw. Also, lupus itself can cause strange autonomic nervous system disruptions, affecting breathing, heart rate, etc. ... (39 replies)
... else causing my aches and pains. So, my GP did that and did some bloods. The rheumatology factor came back negative and that was that. I asked her to consider lupus and gave her a list of symptoms that come and go. So, she ordered ANA test. ... (39 replies)
... Unfortunately I don't meet any of the criteria at the moment my main symptoms are fatigue joint and muscle pain twitching and a rash but the rash hasn't appeared for quite a while. I have good days and bad days. I'm thinking about testing for Lyme but doubt I could have got that. ... (12 replies)
... that pain that jumps from joint to muscle lasting only a second in each spot isn't usually typical of what they experience but i'm not really sure. the all over twitching also doesn't seem to be typical however the rash i got and fatigue do seem to be suspicious for lupus. ... (12 replies)
... muscle weakness, muscle twitching all over my body, tingling in hands, sharp pains in various places like top of head, lungs, etc. ... (9 replies)
... called anxiety disorder. What one doc calls GAD another calls possible lupus based on test results. I am not diabetic. I just had blood work done to confirm that. I was taking Metformin for the control of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. ... (8 replies)
... I am a 25 year old female, and feel as though my body is as aged as an 80 year old woman. I have had back problems since 19. (Bulging discs etc) I have been suffering from what seems to be acid reflux and stomach problems since 15 or so. My problems progressively worsened when I was hospitalized this february for a severley enflamed large colon, which was also severely... (2 replies)
Hi. i have a HUGE list of medical problems that started when I was 13 (right after getting my period) and have gotten worse over time ( i am now 30) I went undiagnosed with a majority of the problems til I was around 20 (i had great insurance at this time). Here is a list of my 21 ailments:
1. Stage 4 endometriosis (grapefruit sized endometrioma currently... (4 replies)
... Ok, I am in NO WAY an expert, but I too have been going to several doctors trying to figure things out. One of the "things" is Lupus. What I do know of Lupus is that if its affecting your CNS, then I "think" you would have more tests come back suggestive of vasculitis. ... (5 replies)
... Now that I read lupus symptoms, there is a lot I don't have, but then a lot that I do but I know they can be indications of a lot of things... ... (2 replies)
... My mother has Lupus. Her mother had Lupus and died from kidney failure due to the Lupus. So, there is a strong hereditary gene. I see a Rheumatoid on Jan. ... (8 replies)
... Hi, I am new to this site. I have recently been diagnosed with lupus, or rather the Rheumatologist said that I am at a high risk of having lupus because of my blood work and symptoms. ... (2 replies)
... ression could account for the buzzing, headaches, and twitching. However, I wonder if it could account for the random pains. The reason I have had an interest in lupus is I also noticed EXTREME joint cracking. ... (13 replies)
... K26....c spine compression can cause pain, spasms, and nerve pains/nerve symptoms in many areas of your body. It could certainly account for buzzing sensations and twitching, and can also account for quick pains. I had a co-worker who ended up losing all function of her right hand, then arm....then she began having trouble walking. She ended up having a huge central herniation... (13 replies)
... The joint cracking is insane, and now the constant twitching is driving me up the wall. I try to ignore the pains but I just want to know what is wrong with me... ... (13 replies)
... The symptoms that you are describing can be related to Lyme. I was misdiagnosed for 8 years, Me, my husband and my son have Lyme and we get the twitching and jerking and believe me we are not faking it. ... (9 replies)
... Thanks for clearing that up for me, Erin. I will order the films and press the new neuro to do both the brain and spine MRI's. Wish me luck!
Vee, my symptoms are sometimes similar to yours. I am blessed that the headaches though not the easiest thing to deal with are not as bad as you describe and only last a few minutes. I have learned that if I rub my head in the area... (9 replies)
... I have been dealing with "strange" occurances in my body for about 4 years now. My Rheumie thought Lupus about 3 years ago because my symptoms and family history but then said no after some testing. ... (9 replies)
... The twitching and tingling you describe in your arms and legs are exactly what I suffer, as well a the critters in my face. The twitching and tingling Because I do not have any preexisting conditions to explain my Vitamin D deficiency, my rheumy seems very concerned. ... (4 replies)
... Its been a little of 3 months since I have been on the boards. Since that time, I have had about 10 doctors appointments(neuro, rheumy, podiatrist).
I had my final and worst neuro appt. I was pretty much told, "we can't figure it out, give us a call if something new and visible happens?" I told the doctor that I knew the appointment was a waste of my time.
I have been... (4 replies)