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  1. I would suggest having your parathyroid checked...

    I would suggest having your parathyroid checked and your adrenal glands. The low blood sugar could be coming from the adrenal glands and the kidney stones are very often seen in hyperparathyroidism. ...
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    I'm sorry I have been out of touch for awhile....

    I'm sorry I have been out of touch for awhile. With the long and exhausting Mayo visit and then finishing up my testing here I've been a bit over whelmed with everything. I want to thank everyone for...
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    I too have pretty much nonexsitant Vitamin D. I...

    I too have pretty much nonexsitant Vitamin D. I also have high calcium. At Mayo they told me it would make you feel bad, but didn't say it would cause joint pain. It will cause osteoporosis (sp)...
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    Sorry I am so late in posting. Good to see the...

    Sorry I am so late in posting. Good to see the site back up!

    Oluwa so sorry to hear about what's been happening. I had a very dear friend go threw that and she has been C word free now for 5...
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    Well make that zero in the answer catagory....

    Well make that zero in the answer catagory. Diagnostic clinic can't figure it out either so off to Mayo I go. No one near here can perform the biopsies and things that I need to find out exactly what...
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    Went to see the rheumy and she doesn't think it's...

    Went to see the rheumy and she doesn't think it's lupus. She redid all my labs plus some. ANA still low postive, but all the other lupus tests came out neg. But what was way off is my liver...
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    Idiopathic is an adjective used primarily in...

    Idiopathic is an adjective used primarily in medicine meaning arising spontaneously or from an obscure or unknown cause.

    According to that then both diseases are idiopathic. Both can come on...
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    I get no sores ALOT. When mine come up, they make...

    I get no sores ALOT. When mine come up, they make the inside of my nose feel tight. When they get really bad, they block my air passages and I have horrible nose bleeds. My GP prescribed me Bactroban...
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    This will be my first visit to a rheumy period....

    This will be my first visit to a rheumy period. My GP had been treating my symptoms with anti-inflamatories, Atenolol for my high blood pressure and heart palpatations (sp), flexiril for muscle...
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    First Rheumy visit

    So I finally am getting in to see a rheumy Monday, and wouldn't ya know, very bloody urine yesterday. So I call my GP, and he rushes me in as past UAs have indicated minor kidney involvment. So he...
  11. I can tell you what you had on the back of your...

    I can tell you what you had on the back of your knee is not livedo reticularis because I have it and it's not raised or feel like a rash, nor is it so localized.
    This is off of mayo clinic on...
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    Welcome. I'm so sorry you're feeling like you are...

    Welcome. I'm so sorry you're feeling like you are right now. We all have felt what you have though. The fear. But you can't let it stop you from living!

    I am a 35 year old woman with 2 children...
  13. Thread: Pericarditis?

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    I have this as well, but my blood work says it's...

    I have this as well, but my blood work says it's not the heart muscle it's self so it's probably the sac surrounding it. I was told that the reason you notice it most when you lay down is because...
  14. My doctor is much like yours. He didn't really...

    My doctor is much like yours. He didn't really want to do the testing, told me women often have these symptoms due to stress and it will probably go away, yadda yadda. But I insisted, and the results...
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    Was the molted look on your hands and arms...

    Was the molted look on your hands and arms something like this? http://www.londonlupuscentre.co.uk/images/graphics/ph13.jpg

    If so, I have that too. Kinda narrows down what's wrong. It's unusual to...
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    Welcome Antiquity! So sorry you're having...

    Welcome Antiquity! So sorry you're having troubles. As well as the other wonderful advice you've been given might I also suggest taking 4 regular ibuprofen. I take it 3x a day, someone else on here...
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    Hi cheryl. Try Capitalone.com. Go to the health...

    Hi cheryl. Try Capitalone.com. Go to the health section. They make dental arrangements. That's how I paid to get my teeth fixed.
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    I would like to welcome you as well cherylm. I am...

    I would like to welcome you as well cherylm. I am so sorry your daughter is going through this. My symptoms first appeared at the same age as your daughter, but was just diagnosed in Jan, nearly 20...
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    Hi Holly. First *gentle hugs* to you. I would...

    Hi Holly. First *gentle hugs* to you. I would suggest getting a disability attorney. They will only take a one time small portion of your disability. Where I am at, the doctors suggest you get one...
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    Sorry I haven't been posting. Busy, busy busy....

    Sorry I haven't been posting. Busy, busy busy. Got a new kitten and you know how they can be. She's running on my couch right now trying to attack her tail.

    Oluwa,
    Thank you for asking about my...
  21. Thread: Hair Loss?

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    I had the all over thinning. No bald spots...

    I had the all over thinning. No bald spots though. Fortuantly it finally slowed down. It was so bad, it came out in handfulls when I washed my hair. I kept a bottle of Draino in the bathroom and...
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    Poor, sweet Oluwa. Gentle *hugs* to you. I hope...

    Poor, sweet Oluwa. Gentle *hugs* to you. I hope today has found you in better spirits. I'm glad too that your tests came back at least a little better this time for the tummy. Hopefully the new meds...
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    I have adhesions, also called scare tissue, on my...

    I have adhesions, also called scare tissue, on my right abdom wall. My OBGYN isn't sure if it's from the endo or my hysterectomy, but he has offered to remove it for me and told me the longer it's...
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    Hello and welcome. Sorry you are having a tough...

    Hello and welcome. Sorry you are having a tough go of it lately. A postive ANA doesn't mean lupus. It could mean any number of things.

    My only suggestion is to sit down and make a list of all...
  25. Thread: Hello from AZ

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    Hi and welcome! You're in the limbo line now with...

    Hi and welcome! You're in the limbo line now with a few of us :) While all the blood work for me that Susie listed has come back just like she said minus the CPK (no muscle involvement) and the white...
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