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  • Posted By: pinkmilkduds
  • August 25, 2011
  • 09:36 PM

I am a twentythree year old female with an unexplained skin rash, including the infamous butteryfly rash. i have joint pain, extreme fatigue, fever, hair loss, chest pain, weight loss and headaches. All of my labs have come back normal no lupus, RA, or lymes blood counts are normal so are the kidneys and liver. I cant take it anymore. the doctors wont listen to when i tell them that SOMETHING, is definatley wrong. It has started to take a toll, i use to love to hike, swim, and run. Now when i do it takes days to get the pain to go away. If someone has a clue please throw it my way it would be such a help.

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  • Good luck with getting a diagnosis. I remember what a time I had in getting a proper diagnosis of Inflammatory Breast Cancer in 2007. Be persistent and do not give up until you get a proper diagnosis. Also, please return and let us know what you find out. Claudia
    Claudia413 1 Replies
    • August 31, 2011
    • 09:25 PM
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  • Have you been able to find anything else out? I have been doing research for myself lately and I knew the butterfly rash (which I don't have) sounded familiar. I think it may be your thyroid...which may not help much. I know the hair loss is typical of thyroid disorders. I think my problem may be thyroid and like you, my blood work came back normal. However, there are several other tests (thyroid antibodies for example) that I have not done that may be able to prove thyroid problems. Sorry I don't have any websites but hopefully it's a stepping stone for you. Best wishes!
    cangela12 1 Replies
    • September 5, 2011
    • 08:40 PM
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