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05 July 2016 11:49 Lastly I did want to say that I have had

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05 July 2016 11:49
Lastly I did want to say that I have had Chrons disease for 35 + years and fibromyalgia for prob 25 years. The fibro is another disease that is hard to get a diagnosis and to then get Dr's , and people to believe it. I have debilitating Chronic widespread all over pain!! Thanks for your help on this question. The links you gave me will help a lot as I sort through my latest lab results.
05 July 2016 11:53
So sorry. I forgot to ask if there were other issues or disorders that would cause the sun sensitivity, the sores that one heal and rash I get on my face.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 1 year ago.


I'm Dr Chaithanya again

Yes fibro,, chrons, are all inter-related. Even lupus.

Almost all have similar symptoms, As I said, they overlap

and treatment is similar as well.
Sunsensitivity can happen in many autoimmune diseases. Your symptoms go in favour of lupus

Hope this helps

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Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 1 year ago.

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