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undiagnosed connective tissue disease? or something else

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  • Posted By: Frustrated31
  • January 16, 2007
  • 11:14 PM

I am a 31 yr old female, my problems started consistently from the age of 19. Although some symptoms were present earlier, but i thought they were normal in childhood (fleeting hives, and growing pains, in arms and legs, both symptoms fleeting and not intrusive). Since the age of 19, even though i've always led a very active life with sports and socializing, I started off with anemia (light periods good diet), fleeting muskuloskeltal pains -- comes and goes approx 2-3 month lasting 1-2 wks, with fatigue that just isn't being "tired" feels different, onset of migraines 2 yrs ago (only one vomiting spell not intense), headaches consistently 4-5 dys month, new onset floaters 1 yr ago, new onset chronic idiopathic urticaria Sept 2006, tested for allergies twice, i have none, i do have dermatographia --using reactine daily presently. Lab tests consistently abnormal -ESR usually 40-58, CRP 5-15, ANA's pos once with 1:360 (early 20's), normally 1:80, always a speckled pattern, sometimes not present at all. Hemoglobin 115-122, ferritin, B12 normal. WBC normal for the most part. Bouts of costochondritis (sp? once badly, mild once/yr), tendonitis? in the right shoulder, sometimes hot feeling when flare ups occur. Taken off birth control when migraines began --was on ocp from age 18-29 to regulate periods, diagnosis of PCOS since off of them. DHEAS 12-15, Testosterone mildly elev., i'm stuck in a rut of flare ups. Please help

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  • Research Intestinal Permeability.If you are having problems with your Collagen- large dosages of Vitamin C can correct it.http://www.beyondhealth.com/articles/amazing-c.htm
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    • January 17, 2007
    • 04:24 AM
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