... of an extremity. More evidence that your disease is ramping up and you need aggressive treatment. The pneumonia COULD be lupus pneumonitis, which looks similar to pneumonia on xray, symptoms are similar, but there is no germ involved. ... (32 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)
... Hi all!
I have been fighting with odd symptoms for over 2 years. I have been to one of the best neurologists in this state, and finally MS is completely ruled out. Most of my symptoms come and go and I can function with them: on and off fatigue, some joint pain, muscle twitching, eye issues, etc.) Lately, I have been dealing with this unexplained itching , all over... (5 replies)
... Central Nervous System lupus, which absolutely causes neurological symptoms. My only advice is to make sure you are seen by a rheumatologist who focuses on LUPUS and not rheumatoid arthritis or generic rheumatology. ... (2 replies)
... Sorry not to post an answer to your question, but I would be interested to know how these two conditions would differ, as well. Hope somebody may shed some light, although you might go over to the MS board, if you haven't already. After someone posted about the shocking feeling in the back and neck that some of us had, I did a search for the condition, called LHermitts, and... (3 replies)
... ns in my hands arm and face they just wax and wane. I feel really tired sometimes then ok others my arms go weak sometimes then again are ok others I have muscle twitching in calf muscles and right tricep muscle. ... (11 replies)