Hello everyone! I am looking for some help.. I'm sure many others are, too. I have visited different forums and have yet to find an answer... So now I am making my own thread hoping to help myself and others who are in need.
Ok. I have, as in the title, small red/pink dense and very itchy bumps ( they are worse at night ) on almost every part of my body.
They are recurring. The first time I got them was probably 2 years ago. They were on my inner thighs, inner elbow, abdomen and my lower back. They were symmetrical. Same on both sides of my body. I had them one other time after that. But both of these times they went away within a 12 - 36 hours.
But this time.. I have had them for 2+ weeks. It started on my hands ( and has stayed there. But other parts of my body have cleared up, came back and gotten worse.. and over and over again. A vicious cycle... ) So I went to the doctor because I was having sinus problems and troubles breathing and I was prescribed prednisone and two different types of inhalers. My lung function improved and my sinuses cleared up but the rash never went away.
A few days ago my sinuses started to get stuffed up again and I was coughing up nasty mucus. I am still a bit stuffy and have post nasal drip, but not coughing up anything... BUT my rash has spread to my stomach and back again but it is ALL OVER. Not just in the lower regions. It is also on the tops AND inner parts of my thighs. And today it spread to my neck.
I have looked up so much trying to figure out what could be going on with my body. I found something called Felty's Syndrome..
I looked into it and I do have many of the symptoms.. Like this problem with my skin, heart palpitations, but I have had those forever. And my arms hurt once and a while. My fingers get pale/grey sometimes.. Those would symptoms from 2 of the parts of Felty's syndrome.. I am just not sure about the enlarged spleen. =/
I would just like to find out before I go to the doctor asking about it if there are other things that this could be. I know there are probably a bunch of possibilities and I want to have a list to bring to my primary physician...
Here are some general facts about me, I am a 19 year old female. A bit overweight. Not obese but not skinny. I am caucasian and do not smoke/drink or do drugs.
Thank you so much to anyone who responds/participates.
LETS NIP THIS IN THE BUD! :)