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  1. Tests and Procedures
    Dr just ordered CT with contrast of Neck and regular CT of Lungs as well. Also scheduled for pulm funct testing. (The Lungs were an add on since there has been breathing probs for awhile and would be there for a neck scan anyway.) Anyone know what use the CT scans are and what they might be...
  2. Related Conditions
    Hi All, I have a number of autoimmune diseases and am on a number of immunosuppressants and Txs (Imuran, Prednisone, Plaquenil, Rituxan). I've now tested positive for thyroid antibodies after my TSH was very low and my T3 elevated and T4 high normal (More hyperthyroid right now). I'm 117lbs on...
  3. Not Diagnosed Yet?
    Hi there!! I am trying to figure out what would cause HIGH intact parathyroid levels (with normal calcium); severely LOW Vitamin D levels, and also HIGH Anion Gap (metabolic acidosis) levels as well? glucose levels and everything else seemed to be normal. I also recently had an sudden increase...
  4. Introduce yourself
    Hi! I'm a 32 year old female, diagnosed with Hashimoto's 2 or 3 years ago. Well, lingering symptoms led my GP to run a connective tissue profile and some flags were raised. I'm hoping to get the opinions of some more educated people. I only know what I've googled. I went and saw my rheumy but...
  5. Medications
    Hi everyone, Ok, let me reword my question - do you think thyroid replacement could worsen Lupus? I am not yet dx with Lupus. I am diagnosed with Hashimoto's (based on antibody tests). Here are my thoughts... My first symptom was a reddened sore throat. The blood test showed Hashimoto's so...
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