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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?

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Dr. John Chiu
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.

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Last updated Apr 1, 2016

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