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A 31-year-old female asked:

I am 31, positive mthfr and lupus anticoagulant , chronic pain and swelling of joints&muscles but no rash. if it's not lupus, what is it?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Helmy Guirgis
Hematology and Oncology 47 years experience
Listen: Forget about terminolog & rash. You need immediate treatment and close follow-up by rheumatolist and hematolist. It is not just the pain and swelling. Goal: avoid future and further complications of joint destructions, life threatening bleeding and clots. Go and get treated. Let us know if we can be of further assistance. Treatmant is available and succesful with minimal side effects, except cost.
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 25 years experience
Depends: Also consider food sensitivities and heavy metal overload. Both can be tested for. Do alcat for food, and post provocation urine heavy metals. Also replete magnesium with myer's cocktails.
Last updated Nov 16, 2013

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