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I need help!!!!!!

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • December 14, 2006
  • 09:36 PM

Hello, I have been suffering with the following symptoms for the past 2 years;

-EXTREME Joint Pain
-Purple Extremities in the hot or cold
-Flat Red Bumps/Patches throughout my skin
-Cold Extremities
-Faitguie
-Nausea/Cramping
-Dizziness
-Headaches

None of my doctors have been able to give me a diagnosis

If you can help me with any information at all it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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  • Have they checked for systemic lupus??
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 16, 2006
    • 01:18 AM
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  • yes and it came back as negitive. My doctor said that it might be something that could develop in the future. I dont know what it could be in the meantime though!!! I dont want to walk around purple.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 16, 2006
    • 09:17 PM
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  • I don't know if this will help. but try to get to a vascular doctor.You probably need a referral from your regular doc.It sounds like your circulation is off in some way.Oh, I hope you get this taken care of.Let me know how you do.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 17, 2006
    • 01:55 AM
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  • It could be an autoimmune diesase (Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus come to mind). The Purple extremeties and cold extremities reminded me of Raynaud's syndrome which is often associated with autoimmune disease. Also, have you been tested for Celiac disease? Good luck.
    shemeon 7 Replies
    • December 17, 2006
    • 05:01 AM
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  • I actually already have celiac disease!!Whenever I have the ANA test (Lupus) it always comes back as negitive. But I have ALL the symptoms of Lupus. That is the wierd part!!!!
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 17, 2006
    • 05:07 AM
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  • Hmm.. I assume you are following a gluten free diet then. Are your B12 levels normal? You may have a deficiency.
    shemeon 7 Replies
    • December 17, 2006
    • 05:12 AM
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