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Lupus Dizzy Spells
I have recurring flares of rashes, joint pain, muscle aches, debilitating fatigue, dizziness. I have photosensitity and one episode of my WBC at 2.0 years back. My ANA is 6:40. I'm on plaquenil. Why are all my other antibodies neg for lupus?
Maybe SLE maybe not.: Diagnosis of rheumatologic disease is generally based on symptoms with support from lab. Sounds like you have a rheumatologic disease and are being treated with a rheumatologic agent perhaps by a rheumatologist. They can explain your particular situation better, but suffice it to say tests are not always right and a single test does not generally make or break a diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Dealing w/lupus & constantly dealing w/dizzy spells lately.Getting worse &more frequent requiring higher doses of prenisone.Rheum & neuromd baffled.Rheummd is considering methotrexate.Might this help?
My first signs of a lupus flare is always dizziness with fatigue. My brain MRI was normal. Why do you think I am getting dizzy spells during flares?
Dizziness: Dizziness with lupus can be due to several reasons . It could be due to inner ear inflammation, small vessel inflammation in brain , anemia , hypertension, cardiac causes postural changes etc to name a few. Mri can be normal in such circumstances and res out any CNS lesions . Fatigue is associated with disease activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have lupus and raynaud's and livedo reticularis. Could my poor circulation be causing my dizzy spells and brain fog? My cardiac workup was normal.
I'm treated 4 lupus like disease. Plaquenil controlled flares.But dizziness required constant prednisone.Can methotrexate help with my dizzy spells?
Vertigo: There are a dozen possibilities including anemia blood pressure migraine viral infection fluid in the inner ear etc Keep a diary of your symptoms. Is it with pain, tinnitus, etc. Which way does room spin. The more details, the easier for the doctor to diagnose and treat you. If it is anemia or blood pressure, need treatment right away. Check out www.grossaninstitute.com ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, have had strange prickly sensation left side of my back for a few weeks and some dizzy spells, really worried about it?
For 3 days in a row at different times of the day i've gotten severe dizzy spells. . Could just be because of my new exercise regimen?
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