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Have lupus.Get on/off bad muscle pain/stiffness(legs, hips, back,arms) x1 month.My rheum said c3, c4 normal.OTC meds dont help.Do I have to live w/it?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Get second opinion

Although the normal blood tests suggest that your lupus is not active, one needs to consider other causes for your pain and thus I would suggest that you seek a 2nd opinion- perhaps an orthopedist.
Having one disease does not preclude another condition.

In brief: Get second opinion

Although the normal blood tests suggest that your lupus is not active, one needs to consider other causes for your pain and thus I would suggest that you seek a 2nd opinion- perhaps an orthopedist.
Having one disease does not preclude another condition.
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