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What Is The Correlation Between Fibromyalgia Tuberculosis Testing And Lupus
My viens move and then my right hand hurts where the vein moves. Being tested for lupus and dr thinks I have fibromyalgia.20yr old (f). should I worry?
Don't worry: You are being tested and to the extent possible, you'll be treated. I'm not saying these are not bad conditions but worry will do nothing to help and will make things worse. Take it seriously and find a really good supportive Health Psychologist to guide your understanding of the medical picture as it forms. Also try to keep from touching those veins (moving them). Leave it alone and try to relax.
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Doctor: You need to establish a relationship with a doctor who will take a thorough history and physical and examine you and then order the appropriate test. Good luck.See 1 more doctor answer
Pain Syndrome: With a case as complex as yours, you need a team approach to your therapies. You need a doctor well versed in the treatments of fibromyalgia to help with that disorder. You need a rheumatologist to deal with the lupus. And you need a chronic pain specialists to help with your narcotic pain treatment. These 3 doctors should work together.See 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed with fibromyalgia. If multiple blood tests for lupus come back negative, should I just accept that I feel awful daily from the fibro?
Be thankful: Be thankful that you do not have lupus. Not that fibromyalgia is not bad, but lupus is much worse. Wish you good health!
No!: These are completely different diseases. Lupus is an autoimmune rheumatic disease, and fibromyalgia is a central pain amplification disorder. However, systemic lupus patients can have many symptoms of fibromyalgia.
Great differences!: Sle is an autoimmune disease that can damage organs in the body when severe, although most patients have mild disease. Fibromyalgia is a pain amplification disorder involving the brain and spinal cord. It is not inflammatory and certainly not autimmune. Treatments for these illnesses are completely different!
Yes: There are a lot of symptoms of both of these conditions that overlap. Lupus can be ruled out with a few blood tests.See 2 more doctor answers
Lupus: With good followup by endocrinologist & pcp, and with good control of symptoms, you are ok.See 1 more doctor answer
Usually: Trigger point tenderness usually means fm. Lupus usually has basically joint pain.
Small: These meds have a slightly higher risk for you if your mother is affected. However, the risk is relatively small.
I have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, but have a lot of lupus symptoms. My ANA test came back as "indeterminate". What does this mean?
Better test: Still the better test to determine the difference between lupus and fibromyalgia (fms) is a history and physical exam done by a rheumatologist. Lupus and fms have some similar symptoms but are very different. Lupus - autoimmune disease. Fms - not autoimmune. The ANA is not the deciding factor between the two. The ANA never makes a definite diagnosis. Other blood tests (by rheumatologist) can help.See 2 more doctor answers
My wife has lupus and fibromyalgia. Is there a clinic that specializes in these diseases? Or should we just suck em up and be content with present?
Lupis treatment: The best kind of dr. To address your condition is called a rheumatologist. I would look for someone who is board certified in that specialty. There should be a listing in the yellow pages or you may want to check with your local medical society. Good luck.See 1 more doctor answer
Treated for lupus for 5 years and then changed to fibromyalgia I believe is not possible, since I have medical records saying its lupus. Could my dr just want nothing more to do with me as a patient?
Drastic change.: Lupus is diagnosed based on symptoms and physical exam, lab tests are only secondary. There are no lab tests for fibro, just tender points on exam. A skilled rheumatologist should have no trouble telling one from the other. If your lupus is in remission, your current doctor may only be seeing fibro (having both is common.) ask your doctor. Consider 2nd opinion with different rheumatologist.See 1 more doctor answer
No to both: No they cannot.Get a more detailed answer ›
Everything I have stated on here they have now diagnosed me from lupus which been treating for 5 yrs to fibromyalgia is that possible?
Lupus, gout: Autoimmune diseases.Get a more detailed answer ›
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