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Erwin, TN
A 37-year-old female asked:

for 5+yrs iv had progressive/extreme fatigue joint/neck/back pain headaches rash on knees/elbows, tingling/burning/pain legs feet arms hands. ideas?

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Dr. Scott Kreiner
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 26 years experience
See a physician: You're symptoms (rash in particular) are somewhat concerning for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, though no accurate diagnosis can be made in this forum. I would see you primary physician regarding your complaints, and a rheumatologic evaluation may be warranted.
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
Also Lyme disease: If you have been bitten by a tick or live near the woods (or frequently go camping), consider getting tested for Lyme disease as well. Some of the symptoms, especially the (migratory?) rash are reminiscent of Lyme disease.
Dr. Richard Roberts
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Mitochondrial: mitochondrial disorders cause multisystem symptoms, including muscle/joint pain, joint swelling, autoimmune disorders like rheum. arthritis, gastrointestinal disorders including dysmotility, headache,significant fatigue progressive during day, signs of dysautonomia such as irregular, slow, or racing heartbeat, marked variation of body temperature, irregular blood pressure; deterioration of vision.

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