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My wife develops sudden increase in body temperature and high

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My wife develops sudden increase in body temperature and high blood pressure. She complains of fatigue, body aches and has some swelling. She has been diagnosed with low vitamin D levels and low Iron. She also has sporadic nose bleeds
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
She has also developed sudden hair loss as well
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David
your wife needs more testing to check for autoimmune disorders such as lupus. this would include testing for ANA, ESR, anti dsDNA antibodies and other tests.
she also needs to have her thyroid hormone levels checked as well.
it would be a good idea to check her pituitary hormones and AM cortisol levels and ACTH levels as well.
iron levels and ferrin levels need to be checked
has she had these tests?