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Lupus And Bone Pain
I have had severe joint pain with morning stiffness for 6 months. Now I also have bone pain in arms that feels like growing pains. Neg lupus/ra. Why?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Are there other diseases besides RA and lupus that could cause severe morning stiffness, joint pain, bone pain, muscle aches? Prednisone does not help
Joint pain everywhere, bone pain in forearm and shines, can't move at times, muscle weakness, numbness fingers toes. RA is -, lupus- lyme-, what else?
Diff. Swallowing, joint n bone pain, muscle spasm, toes n fingers numb. Severe pain I cry! N can't move, ra-,lupus-thyroid-lyme-,tramadol no help?
I'm having terrible chronic pain in my back right knee and ankle and also I guess it's my tail bone it burns and hurts. I also have lupus and fibromya?
Lupus symptoms but only pos ANA. My rheum says he can't diagnose me and gave me muscle relaxer. Severe bone/muscle pain 9 mnth. 2nd opinion?
Agreed: Get a second option if you have symptoms that sound like Lupus. Perhaps another doctor can at least find out what could be causing your symptoms. Good luck ...Read more
What autoimmune diseases can cause severe pain in most of a persons bones/muscles/joints? ANA was normal, so PCP says not Lupus. I need suggestions.
Polyarthritis: Several diseases and conditions can cause polyarthritis. I would suggest you make an immediate in-person appointment with a Rheumatologist to evaluate the range of motion of your joints, any joint changes related to a myriad of causes. Don't guess at your problem. Physicians are taught to diagnose based on your medical history, chief complaint, laboratory tests and imaging. Good luck. ...Read more
Ask your doc: Let a doctor tell you. It should not be difficult to differentiate the two. ...Read more
Not common: There was a report of supraclavicular nodes in a 28 years old patient in 2010, but to my knowledge there are no more reported cases. ...Read more
Can someone have leukemia and lupus? Most of the symptoms of leukemia are the same as lupus. Bone marrow biopsy confirmed leukemia. Just wondering.
One can have both.: Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus) is an autoimmune disorder that can affect any tissue or organ on the body and can cause low blood counts such as what can happen in acute leukemia which is considered a malignancy. Both conditions can occur in one and the same person although uncommon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...Read more
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