Veronica, it can be really frustrating when you feel so sick but all your labs come back normal. Like Des said, sometimes it can take a while for your labs to catch up with your illness. Initially I had a low positive ANA, but most other things looked normal in my labs. Then over the course of 2 years my inflammation markers went up, my liver function was elevated and I had protein in my urine.
Please don't give up looking for answers - something is going on with your body or, like you said, you wouldn't be getting fevers. So many of us have been in your shoes and know how frustrating it is. THe sad truth is that it took many of us years to get a diagnosis because of the tricky nature of these kinds of diseases.
Hang in there and take care.
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;
Amitriptyline 10mg; Neurontin 300mg; Prevacid; Steriod Cream and Mouth Rinse for tongue and mouth ulcers; Hydrocodone 5/500 prn for severe pain; Restasis eye drops
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