A 35-year-old female asked:
Have lupus.get on/off bad muscle pain/stiffness(legs, hips, back,arms) x1 month.my rheum said c3, c4 normal.otc meds dont help.do i have to live w/it?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Get second opinion: Although the normal blood tests suggest that your lupus is not active, one needs to consider other causes for your pain and thus I would suggest that you seek a 2nd opinion- perhaps an orthopedist. Having one disease does not preclude another condition.
1.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 1, 2016
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.