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Rash Around My Joints Symptoms
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
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
Woke with swollen finger, pain in joint. Symptom has been present for slmost 2 weeks. Swelling has gone down mostly but still persists.
Joint swelling: Need to be evaluated with a good clinical exam and appropriate investigations . I presume there was no injury as none is mentioned. ...Read more
I have constant deep aching pain in my bones and joints. Symptoms have increased over the last 3 months. I do get enlarged lymph nodes sometimes.
Are all of these stated symptoms or signs experienced by a dengue victim all at the same time (fever, rashes, vomiting, muscle and joint pains, etc)?
Dengue fever: Yes. The most common symptoms are fever, joint pains and muscle aches. Although dengue is usually self-limited, early correct diagnosis is crucial because some patients will progress to dengue hemorrhagic fever (dhf) or dengue shock syndrome, which can result in death. Survival is improved with prompt recognition and adequate treatment. ...Read more
+ana, postive 320 and anti ribosomal p antibodies. All other labwork is normal. Symptoms are photosenstivity, livedo reticularis, mouth sores.....?
See allergist and dermatologist: Your symptoms and clinical picture suggests to different diagnosis as -either simple allergic condition ,or connective tissue disease,lupus erythrommatosus .You should be further investigated as blood test and may be skin biopsy may give clue to diagnosis .Avoid sun exposure ,taking anti allergic medication and steroids may help .Consult the dermatologist ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Positive ANA and dsdna of 18 with a normal range of less than 9. Is this a false positive? Only symptoms are joint pain and sun rash.
Lab test results are: Consistent with your symptoms. All lab test results need to be evaluated in the clinical context. Please discuss the issue with your doctor. ...Read more
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