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Joint pain RA or something else

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  • Posted By: nicoop
  • May 9, 2007
  • 09:26 AM

:confused: Hi, Can anyone help? I have painful joints in my hands and feet. They are stiff in the morning until about dinner time. The pain also wakes me in the night. I am also tired all the time. I have had the blood tests for RA which have come back normal. I am stuck with painful joints that are preventing me working. Any thing else this could be? Thanks in advance

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  • nicoop...please visit www.ahummingbirdsguide.com there are several people on this site having strange symptoms...please take a look...be sure to read entire symptoms page...mommy cat
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  • RA test is only positive in 2 out of 3 cases. Point is if your test comes back "negative" you can still have RA. And in most cases, RA is a later stage of Lyme. Mommycat - have you explored ME possibly being Lyme ?Here in the US many many cases of FM and CFS, when correctly testedusing Bowen or Igenex labs are shown to actually be Lyme.Syphillis is the "great imitator" and Lyme is the "second great imitator".
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  • Ralph...ME is confused with Lyme,Syphillis, Fibro, Lupus, MS and several other diseases...I know people having these symptoms...these diseases have already been ruled out...that's why were looking at ME...Thank you so much for your guidance...Perhaps not everyone has ME...it is very possible some have some of the diseases I mentioned above...Thank you again...mommy cat
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