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A 35-year-old female asked:

I've been to 2 allergy doctors and they think i have something autoimmune. i'm in bad constant pain. my lupus test was negative. what could it be?

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
R/O CVD: CVD = COLLAGEN VASCULAR DISEASE. The classic ones are LUPUS & RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS. UCVD=UNDIFFERENTIATED COLLAGEN VASCULAR DISEASE. This means that you have some but not all the criteria to meet a specific diagnosis. It may take 5-10 years to meet specific criteria. There is also autoimmune thyroid disease. Get copies of labs & records.and see a rheumatologist .

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Last updated May 4, 2015

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