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I am being treated for undifferentiated connective tissue disease which can be debilitating during flares. Is it likely I will stay in this limbo diagnosis forever?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possible

As you probably now by now, this condition waxes and wanes with no rhyme or reason.
Sometimes, however, patients enjoy long periods of remission which is quite possible to be the case here although no body can foretell.

In brief: Possible

As you probably now by now, this condition waxes and wanes with no rhyme or reason.
Sometimes, however, patients enjoy long periods of remission which is quite possible to be the case here although no body can foretell.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No'

Mctd should not be this debilitating.
Other problems may exist. I would get a second opinion.

In brief: No'

Mctd should not be this debilitating.
Other problems may exist. I would get a second opinion.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: It's possible

Some patients with undifferentiated mixed connective tissue disease will progress to a more specific diagnosis.
However this may not be a good thing.

In brief: It's possible

Some patients with undifferentiated mixed connective tissue disease will progress to a more specific diagnosis.
However this may not be a good thing.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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