I'm 27 and pretty sure I have lupus
First I was diagnosed with autoimmune thyroid, then had patchy hairloss including my eye lashes. I had pain when breathing and the whites of my eyes would turn red and splotchy. I was tested and also had high ANA.
I moved to london from NZ and now I've had terrible joint pain in my hands feet knees elbows - especially when I wake up in the morning, but xrays are normal. Recently I've had a really saw clicky jaw.
I also wake up with numb hands occasionally - pins and needles.
I've also got a clicky feeling when I swallow (anyone else ever had this?)
I think I've got lupus but the rhuematologist I have been seeing just keeps doing more tests and won't diagnose.
I'm terrified to be quite honest - there is a family history of MS and other auto immune disease (arthritis etc).
I feel really alone and scared over here by myself and contemplate moving home. It's reasurring to read your posts and know I'm not on my own!