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Can Lupus Cause Severe Fatigue And Migraines And Fever On Daily Ongoing Basis
Could I have Lupus? Age 34 female symptoms, fatigue, migraines, joint pain, numb hands & toes, bruise easy, oral thrush 5 times in 3 months flu symp
It's hard to say: Clearly you have symptoms that are affecting your quality of life. Although fatigue and joint pain can be associated with an autoimmune disease like lupus, it is difficult to tie all of your symptoms into that disease. Please see a doctor to get your symptoms checked out. ...Read more
What does mild swelling look like with barely to no pitting I have lupus and severe pain fevers and butterfly rash fatigue;lupus flare?
A few weeks: fatigue, dizzy, nausea, migraine, No fever. Allergist said no infection. When should I follow up with my GP? What could be the cause?
Positive ANA, 1:320, homogenous. Started testing due to high protein levels and symptoms of muscle aches, fevers, fatigue. Lupus?
A number of criteria have to be met to diagnose lupus.
Please consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Lupus. Org/answers/entry/lupus-diagnostic-criteria
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Is CRP level of 1.9mg/l high? GP testing for lupus. 3 weeks fever, extreme joint pain, drowsy fatigue. Thank you!!!
Depends on More than: It’s more than the CRP alone. It depens on the criteria for your lab, but you need a full of evaluation which apparently you’re doing now. A rheumatologist can clarify ...Read more
Jus dx lupus, losing hair low grade fevers elevated CRP. Joint aches and tiredness. Where is the inflammation in the body when CRP is elevated?
I have joint pain same on both sides of my body, fatigue, low grade fevers, elevated crp, elevated d dimer. Tested for RA and lupus both neg.?
Lupus? Received positive 1:160 homogenous ANA. Familial history of lupus, breathing pain, extreme fatigue, joint pain, constant low grade fever
Cannot diagnose: This clinical history suggests a need for you to be seen by an astute clinician or even a rheumatologist. Need more info and further testing and examination before a diagnosis can be offered. What you describe can fit numerous conditions. Go soon and be evaluated. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
I've been having a fever (99.7-100.9) every night for 4 months, I've been on Humira (adalimumab) over a year for Crohn's, in complete remission. Negative to Lupus or RA. The only other symptom I have is night sweats, and fatigue and back pain.
CROHNS ON HUMIRA (adalimumab): That is good news the CROHNS is in remission. I would recommend an exam and retesting of labs. Recheck autoimmune panel/Thyroid screen/sarcoidosis screen/Immunoglobulin levels. HUMIRA (adalimumab) can sometimes weaken the immune system and cause diseases to reactivate (TB/Fungal Infection). Discuss tapering HUMIRA (adalimumab), it rarely has been linked to Lymphoma. If SX. Persist CT OF CHEST/ABD/PELVIS IS WARRANTED. ...Read more
Can someone have lupus even if the only symptom is bilateraljoint pain in hands, shoulder, knees, wrist? (-)rashes, photosensitivity, weakness, fatigue, fever
Of Course; ; Hope No: Lupus erythematosus is a notoriously variable disease process, from person to person ; time to time. Since which portions of their body the person's immune system is currently targeting, ; to what degree, varies widely, the consequences also vary widely. Even with high quality lab, diagnosis is problematic ; while treatment outcome, by only medications, can help, outcomes are rarely very good. ...Read more
Positive ANA 1:640speckled 1:80speckled strong family history of lupus and RA I get rashes joint pain sob fatigue fevers no diagnosis yet have to do pft why?
CTD & Lungs: With clinical features of lupus/ra, family history of lupus/ra, & blood tests indicating an underlying rheumatological disorder, most likely ra/lupus or another auto-immune disease process is present. Pft is one way of evaluating unexplained sob. Both RA & lupus can cause various forms of pulmonary disease which is another indication for the pft. Breath deep and as hard as you can! ...Read more
Hx of crohns, kidney failure, enlarged liver-14cm, skin issues, ^ in alt, ast, crp, extreme fatigue for 10yrs and unexplained fevers. Maybe lupus?
? Uncontrolled Crohn: Uncontrolled Crohn's can cause all this, either directly or indirectly, kindly revisit your Gastroenterologist for re-evaluation before considering other diagnosis, wish you wellness ...Read more
Low grade fever, fatigue for 5 months. Rf 54, +ana, +blood in urine (comes and go. Rheumy ruled out lupus, ra, etc. Have appt. With urologist. Ideas?
Infec, stone, growth: It could be an infection, a stone or a growth. Nothing to do but walk it through. Sorry for the trouble, but get it done. You're on the right track. ...Read more
Crp-hs cardiac 8, Sed rate esr 88 neutrophils 10.7, homocysteine19, rf<10. Chf developed recently, Fever at night, fatigue, breathing issues. Can this be lupus or rheumatoid heart issue? Do I need additional tests to determine inflammation of heart?
Inflamatory Markers: Of ↑ immune system/WBC activity but not cause. Careful: "inflammation" = marketing yet little help for meaning. Yes, could be Lupus & hs-CRP of no help in this setting. Primary drivers of CHF are ↓ heart muscle blood supply due to coronary atherosclerosis, ↑ed glucose & ↑ed BP. Best optimize CADs drivers: NMR-lipoproteins (LDL 9 μmol/L), HbA1c ≤5.0% & SBP <120 mmHg. ...Read more
I've been sick for 14 yrs. Is it lupus? Fatigue, weightloss, anaemia, rash on face, atrial fibrilation, decayed teeth, hair loss, fever, rundown.
See below: Sjogren's would be at the top of my list as well as lupus to rule out. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more
What can mimic lupus, ANA and sdna r both neg but have all the same symptoms including rash pain brain fog ocular migraines fatigue?
For the last 3 days I have this throbbing headache, along with fatigue, weakness, hard time focusing, it hurts mostly when I bend down. No sinus congestion No fever. Also the pain is mild to moderate. Could it be typical migraine? L. Back of head
Chills, vomiting, just had a fever of 101.5, fatigue, dizziness when walking around-do I have the stomach flu or a migraine?
Have SLE lately I've been able to taste perfume. It makes my tongue and lips tingle. I get very nauseous and migraine. Is lupus possible cause?
Recommend: You have blood test to determine disease activity and neurological work up to make sure lupus not affecting the brain! ...Read more
Flu. I suffer from lupus but I have different aches all over with bad fatigue. What can I do to help relieve some of the aches? Should I go to hospit
See your doctor: It is unclear what is going on. Your medication, if you are on some, may need to be evaluated in light of your symptoms. The flu may well need to be treated if that is what it is because of your underlying disease. ...Read more
Constant flu symptoms/fatigue, hair loss. Saw endo, derm, rheum, hema docs. Tests for lupus/major illness, nothing found. Always feel ill, need advice?
Mystery Illness: I recommend you find and work with a functional medicine physician to look for the root causes of what you are experiencing. See www. Functionalmedicine. Org and choose a provider who is "certified through their program. ...Read more
Chronic joint pain/swelling, numbness, fatigue, migraines, mouth sores, swollen lymph nodes, weight loss, pain when breathing, nausea. Lupus?
Or something else: Lupus and other connective tissue diseases can share these symptoms. Infection followed by malignancy are less likely but not impossible. Either way, you as a 25 year old female should see a rheumatologist, or alternatively internist if rheum is not readily available. Early treatment is advised. ...Read more
Pressure in head, fatigue, eyes burn, chills, body tense (anxiety), and foggy. Migraine? Cold or flu? Sinuses? Or symptoms of my bronchitis? Other?
Sounds flu-like: Sounds like a bacterial or viral infection. See an md. ...Read more
I have had bad joint pains, in most of my joints and a migraine for over a week. Please tell me what I might have. Mom has lupus.
See doctor: Although males are less likely to have autoimmune disease, joint pains are not usually associated with migraines. You are still at higher risk of getting an autoimmune disease with the positive family history and need to consult your doctor to make sure that there is nothing more serious. ...Read more
Firstly, I have RA & Lupus. But I have had a migraine for 5 days now. I have been pale, lethargic and dizzy. Today left side of my face feels drooped?
Bell's palsy: See people your dreams for steroid therapy ...Read more
Bad fatigue interfering with daily activities for 3 weeks. Have lupus but recent labs were normal showing no flare. I am normally very active. Causes?
Be a viral syndrome> (patients with Lupus do get viral infections at the same or slightly higher rate than the general population!) Do you have a fever?? Any contacts with people who were (are) ill??? Any travel??
Did recent labs include a CBC (Complete Blood Count) If so what was the White Cell count/Differential??
More info needed
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Severe ongoing fatigue (sleep 18-20 hrs 2x's/wk)- thyroid, vit d, iron all ok. Possible start of lupus or mixed connective disease, any connection?
I have severe blood shot eyes, mild cough with mucus, high fever, bad migraine and swollen neck. What is the cause of these symptoms?
I get sick before my period, throwing up, slight fever, severe migraines, dizzy spells, body aches, fatigue, insomnia, severe cramps. Is that normal?
No: The BCP rx may need to be changed if your having these symptoms on this one. ...Read more
Severe weakness, fatigue, muscle pain, migraines, can't eat, flu symptoms, infections in nose and mouth, digestive problems, vomiting. Any suggestions?
Yes: Please repost with the results of any workup your doctor has done and/or what (s)he thinks about what your problem is. If you haven't seen a doctor about it, then please explain why you haven't. ...Read more
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