I agree about
getting another opinion from another rheumy. Does the rheumy you are seeing now have your records from your old rheumy that showed the positive ANA and positive antibodies for MCTD? I don't know how he could ignore your old labs - I would be very frustrated if I were you.
I also agree about
continuing to follow up about
possible MS symptoms. You have too much going on to be brushed off by docs. We all know that labs can vary a lot, going back and forth from positive to negative.
Please don't give up and please keep looking until you find a doc who will listen. Are you on any meds for MCTD or Sjogrens?
Hang in there and keep us posted on how you are doing
Diagnosis: UCTD (lupus) 2006; Raynauds 2006; Sjogren's 2006; lupus symptoms began 2003; CFS 1991; Mono 1985
Meds: Plaquenil 400mg; Prednisone 5-10mg; Tramadol 100mg 3-4x daily; Doxepin 25-50mg; Prevacid; Evoxac; Steriod Cream and Mouth Rinse for tongue and mouth ulcers; Hydrocodone 5/500 prn for severe pain; Artificial tears
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