Yes, we all understand the limbo you're in right now. Sometimes, a diagnosis will change from being just Lupus, to MCTD. That has happened in my case. As the years have gone by, I have acquired more than one autoimmune disease. So the new diagnosis for me is MCTD. Not just Lupus. The diagnosis procedure can go both ways. Regardless of whether your diagnosis is called Lupus, MCTD or UCTD, your treatment will be the same. Same meds, etc. i know it's psychologically important to have a diffinitive name for the disease. I totally get that. You're headed in the right direction, and the puzzle pieces will fall into place eventually.
I can do anything through Jesus Christ who strengthens me. I have learned in whatever state I am in,to be content. Phillipians 4:11-13
34 years old. Diagnosed with Lupus in 2000. Fibromyalgia, Anti-phospholipid syndrome(APS)(stroke, 2002), Sjogren's, Raynaud's, Libman Sach's Endocarditis, vasculitis, sacroiliitis, arthritis (neck), anxiety. Prednisone, Imuran, Coumadin, Clobazam, Amitriptyline, Didrocal, Cozaar, Zoloft, Neurontin, calcium, multi-vitamin, vitamin D, Magnesium, vitamin B6, Acidophilus
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