How does connective tissue disease with lupus factor affect the eyes?

In several ways! Lupus can be associated with dry-eye syndrome, typically more severe in sjogren's syndrome. Very severe lupus can causes optic neuritis, but this is quite rare. The most common problem with the eye in lupus patients is the development of cataracts from treatment with steroids, one of many reasons doses should be kept low. Plaquenyl eye toxicity is nill, by using less than 6 mg/kg of body weight.
Sometimes. An inflammation of the eyes (episcleritis can occur in lupus. Also some patients may have dry eyes from a secondary sjogren's syndrome. In rare cases, severe eye involvement such as retinal vasculitis can bvery rarely occur.

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How would I be diagnosed with a connective tissue disease (lupus)?

Symptoms and test. To diagnose lupus you need certain combination of symptoms and positive blood test, very typical symptoms oflupus are "butterfly rash" over the nose, join pain/swelling, oral sores, eyes symptoms, lupus can also give lung, heart, kidneys involvment, blood with anemia, low WBC counts. Blood test that can be positive in lupus is ANA (95% patient), anti-dsdna, also blood and urine testing may suggest. Read more...

Could undifferentiated connective tissue disease (poss sjogrens +\or lupus) cause increased feeling of being winded when it is humid outside?

Difficult question. And one that probably can not be answered on this sit specific to you. Some kinds of connective tissue diseases can cause constriction and make you feel short of breath, others not. It is vert variable. The ones you mentioned probably not. Read more...

Does kidney stones go along with having lupus and mixed connective tissue disease?

No, .... To find and establish a connection of a disease with others is essential in medical care with a mind of prevention, but not easy. In the case of kidney stone with le, I have exhausted my recollection of studies, articles, professional meeting and discussion over my 45-yr study and practice in urology, but I have never come across such concern that you raised. So, i would say "no." for now. Read more...
No. There is no reason you cannot have both kidney stones and an autoimmune disease. Stay well-hydrated and if you pass a stone, be sure to have your doctor send it for analysis. Mctd is usually diagnosed when an unusual case of lupus has a high anti-u1rnp, and it can be quite troublesome. Best wishes. Read more...