Is fatigue common in sarcoidosis?

Fatigue and sarcoid, Yes, fatigue is quite common as are muscle pains , joint pains, sweats, and sometimes weight loss. Skin lesions are also relatively common. The sarcoid granulomas secrete ace. --angiotensin converting enzyme. The enzyme is elevated in some of the patients with sarcoid. Most patients have enlarged lymph nodes in the region of their lungs.

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What causes such fatigue in sarcoidosis?

Sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis-associated fatigue is globally recognised as a disabling symptom. Fatigue has been reported in up to 50-70% of sarcoidosis patients, causing impaired quality of life. The aetiology of this troublesome problem remains elusive and is usually multifactorial. Fatigue can be a consequence of treatment itself, including as a complication of corticosteroid therapy. Read more...

Doc can't scribe Ritalin (methylphenidate) for fatigue due to Sarcoidosis anymore. What are some other medication options?

Fatigue. Methylphenidate has been used for the treatment of fatigue in patients with cancer,4HIV infection,5and chronic fatigue syndrome.6In an open-label trial,7 methylphenidate was reported as useful for fatigue associated with sarcoidosis. Dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride (d-MPH) is the d-threo-methylphenidate hydrochloride isomer of methylphenidate. It is approximately twice as potent as the racemic formulation and appears to have a longer half-life; hence, it can be administered twice daily. Read more...
Easy and better! Provigil (modafinil) and Nuvigil (R-modafinal) will work better! They will solve your problem and are not schedule 2 drugs! Read more...

I have most of the symptoms of sarcoidosis such as fatigue, erythema nodosum, shortness of breath, but the test I took for sarcoidosis came back negative. Why the erythema and other symptoms?

Many causes! Erythema nodosum may occur as an isolated condition or in association with other conditions.Conditions that are associated with erythema nodosum include medications (sulfa-related drugs, birth control pills, and estrogens), strep throat cat scratch disease, fungal diseases, infectious mononucleosis, sarcoidosis, behcet's disease, inflammatory bowel diseases (crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis). Read more...
Other diagnosis. The results of the test could be a false negative. More commonly, another disease is to blame. Check out the following website: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001884/. You need to see a good internist that can complete the workup and determine the diagnosis. Read more...

Symptoms: bilateral inflammation around lacrimal glands, fatigue, joint pain. Tested + for Lupus antigens. Could have sarcoidosis. Your thoughts?

Calm down. appreciate your concerns, you don't have a definitive diagnosis yet, symptoms and information you gave are sketchy, no one can make even a provisional diagnosis with this material, trust your treating physician, ask for a working / provisional diagnosis, even ask for a second opinion it's your right, but stick to professional help rather than Dr Google, take care. Read more...