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Tramadol Joint Pain Sle Lupus
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
I have sle and want to know what are the signs of lupus flaring ?Is joint pain only considered lupus flaring ?
Some of my lupus symptoms (joint pain, fatigue) seem to be worse during my period. I've also had worse pms cramps since getting SLE. Is this normal?
Jus dx w/lupus. Chest and upper bk pains. Now severe headache and some diahrrea. Joint pain a bit worse than usual. Help!!!!!!!!!!!
See details: You need to speak with your rheumatologist or whomever is treating you, not someone over the internet who cannot examine you or review your lab results. ...Read more
I have a lupus and a sunburn with no visible symptoms I have joint pain and more tired then normal I cannot make it to my rheumatologist?
SLE, more active?: Gabriele: I just sent you a message about Gabapentin and SLE/kidney disease. You need to see a physician for a physical exam and blood tests to determine if your SLE is active. It's difficult to ask more questions or give more medical advice on the Health-Tap forum. Nisha ...Read more
Joint pain lasts for one second then moves to another joint/muscle. doesn't restrict mobility or hurt with movement. consistent with lupus?
Lupus can cause : Multiple joint pains. I would mention to your Rheumatologist though any new findings you have related to your medical condition so that they may accurately follow and help you. Sometimes, they may decide to change your medication based on changes in your symptomology. ...Read more
First ANA test came back 1:40 second one was a bit higher . Can I possibly have lupus ? That's really scary . I have all over muscle and joint pain .
Need more data : This is a not enough information to call you lupus. Is a very low positive test and need a lot more information to make the diagnosis . Your physician I'll need to make a lot of other testing to clarify whether it's related ...Read more
I'm getting intermittent sudden sharp and sever pain in end of thumb, not always same thumb, no injury or swelling. I have lupus, so have joint pain?
Arthritis: Lupus is a cause of inflammatory arthritis. Arthritis in the thumbs can be positional and activity related, so certain things can cause sharp, intermittent pain. Get an x-ray of your hands to find out. Start by getting an evaluation from your primary care provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is possible that you have lupus even if your only symptom is bilateral joint pain?Esp in morning and in cold weather?
I'm a 37 year old female with mild lupus. I have joint pain and constantly wake up feeling stiff and sore. Is there a better/best/ mattress?
Not the bed: It isn't your mattress. You need better control of the lupus. ...Read more
Sudden onset of severe joint pain stiffness and swelling In every joint Could it be lupus? Family history of lupus great-aunt, 2nd Cousin and others.
I have full body edema and symptoms of lupus but tests are negative. RA tests neg, too. what else could this be? Joint pain as well. She 34. No meds.
Needs treatment: Total body edema is caused by excess salt retention by the kidneys and can be seen in certain disorders of the kidney, heart, or liver. All 3 need evaluation and you should limit salt intake severely. Your doctor will very likely need to prescribe one or more diuretics. ...Read more