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Can Lupus Cause Anxiety Attacks
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
Sed rate 65, anemeic, recently panic attacks, and lupus anticoluglant elevated ( 8.2) also severe joint pain?
Abnormal labs: Best to review results of lab with the physician that ordered them. ...Read more
Random aches migrating around body (muscles/joints). Blood test cleared me of lupus, thyroid, Lyme etc. Doctors think anxiety. Is this a likely cause?
Anxiety and Lupus: Stress and anxiety can clearly exacerbate the symptoms of any medical condition. The muscles in the body are tightening up, corticosteroids are being distributed, and there is a whole host of other body changes. Find ways to reduce stressors in your life, and try to teach yourself to focus on positives. Counseling could also help you develop tools to reduce stress and anxiety. ...Read more
Wk 4 of 6 wk prednis10 mg&plaq. for lupus musc/jnt pain.Some relief but ab pain, wt gain,sweats, anxiety, bruising, no sleep. Stick it out or stop?
I have bad health anxiety and I have lupus, my close relative just got diagnosed with raynauds at 55 now im worried she has scleroderma, please help?
Blister very easily from slightest scratch, bump. Sometimes w/ blood. Started after stress, anxiety last yr. Lupus docs unsure of condition.
Swollen gland under chin on right side, lymph node that sticks out, pain in neck and shoulders, Reynauds, anxiety, slightly elevated lupus scan. ?
Why do so many mds assume depression/anxiety when they can't find the problem?My former md did this and missed my lupus diagnosis.I wasn't depressed!
Two sets of factors: 1) sle can present with vague symptoms of fatigue, malaise, muscle aches & joint pains that wax & wane without specific physical findings + neuropsychiatric manifestations like cognitive dysfunction, mood disorder, anxiety disorder, & psychosis. 2) hmo's/ insurance companies dictate time constraints for doctors & penalize those who order "unnecessary" tests. 1+2 = ?ed risk of misdiagnoses. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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