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Rashes and other symptoms

Rashes and other symptoms

https://www.facebook.com/100007831683721/posts/... I made a photo album on my Facebook of all of my rashes and I described each photo. Also, at the end I put other symptoms I experience that aren’t visible. There should be 40 photos in total. I thought it could help others so feel free to look! Let me know if any of it happens to you guys, it could help me too. I would just like to add that I have not been diagnosed with anything yet, but I believe I have Lupus.

Has anyone been diagnosed with G6PD Deficiency and if so what did you do to help with triggers? Any info you share is very much appreciated.

Has anyone been diagnosed with G6PD Deficiency and if so what did you do to help with triggers? Any info you share is very much appreciated.

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is an inherited condition usually occurring in males. It's more common in those of African and Mediterranean descent. Triggers include infections, stress, fava beans, aspirin, and other drugs.
When symptoms are triggered, they include fever, dark urine, abdominal and back pain, fatigue, and pale skin.
Most people recover in… read more

Does antibiotic alter ANA?

Does antibiotic alter ANA?

Recently diagnosed with SLE my first bloodwork showed titer of 1:160 with a homogenous pattern 3 months later my titer showed 1:640 with a speckled pattern. Days prior to my second round of blood work I was taking amoxicillin as precaution after having an ingrown toenail removed. Did the antibiotics have an effect on the ANA?

Is there a connection between low diastolic blood pressure (wide range during workout) and skeletal muscle stiffness

Is there a connection between low diastolic blood pressure (wide range during workout) and skeletal muscle stiffness

So, I've been tracking my b.p. at the gym and my resting b.p. has been around 105/43 (before starting to exercise). During activity, it increases to 142/72. Afterward, it is 120/64. Pulse has been fine going from 52 up to 132 and back to 111 for those numbers. I know that it is normal for systolic to change drastically. Everything I've read does show that diastolic should be mostly stable during all… read more

Rheumatologist Recommendations in Dallas,TX

Rheumatologist Recommendations in Dallas,TX

I don’t have an official diagnosis yet. However, I have been sick for 10+ weeks with low grade fever, rash on my neck, enlarged glands, mailaise, painful joints, etc.

I went to an infectious diseases doctor thinking it was some sort of rogue infection. She believes I probably have Lupus.

I have an appointment at a rheumatologist. However, after hearing so many people’s struggles with getting diagnosed (and getting relief for the symptoms), I am becoming nervous that I… read more

Naproxen

Naproxen

Can I take naproxen if I have lumps I have just finished my steds and they was horrendous

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