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What Deficiency Diseases Can Mimic Ra
Severe joint pain only on activity RA factor thyroid ANA profile normal had severe vit d deficiency for two years which is normal now hvnt tookcalcium
Joint pain: If you have not seen a Rheumatologist please have your doctor to refer you. ...Read more
I have Primary Immune Deficiency, MS, POTS, RA, Raynauds, etc... no response to pneumovax or prevnar. ANAs always neg. Sero-negative. Please help!
Workup and Mgt: There are many PIDs and some are associated with autoimmune disease. Since there is so much variation, the diagnosis can be difficult. If you are prone to infections, the pattern of the infections, type and location will help your physician determine the diagnosis and treatment. If you have lung involvement, an HRCT is helpful. Most PIDs involve B cells and I would advise B cell studies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dull pain on weigh bearing rheumatologist think it's due to chronic vit d deficiency now vit d normal nuclear bone scan ra factor blood test normal can it be osteomalacia my alkaline phosphate normal?
Be patient: Rheumatologist are very knowledgeable, and evaluate this kind of condition several times daily. If your Vit D has been low for several months or years, then thinning of the bones is likely to have taken place. Normalizing the deficient level will not immediately bring about bone density improvement - it will take 1 to 2 years. Hopefully, your symptoms will start to improve within 6 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there other diseases besides RA and lupus that could cause severe morning stiffness, joint pain, bone pain, muscle aches? Prednisone does not help
I am 23 years old women.I have seronegetive ra.Is it a disease which can be cured?.How many months it can take?.
Have ra, a mth ago had the worst flare, new parts started to hurt, felt the disease had progress, but my last test are normal. Is that possible? Why?
Dx with ra, on dec had the worst flareever, felt the disease progress new parts like shoulders and low back. Did test and are normal. Can that happen?
Yes: Symptoms can certainly worsen without significant lab changes. ...Read more
CGD: Chronic granulomatous disease is a genetic defect of white blood cells, specifically polymorphonuclear leukocytes. Granulomas, on the other hand, are a form of pathological change in tissues usually due to infections, but other causes as well, such as sarcoid, foreign bodies, and so on. Whether it is related to your RA can best be discussed with your rheumatologist, and would definitely do this. ...Read more
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