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Under rheumatology and have been unwell for two years now. I do have a diagnosis of hashimoto thyroiditis but also some inflammation in hands and feet. Positive ana but so far negative on the other bloods.
I have now been referred for a bone scan and a test for raynauds using cold water.
Any experience greatfully received Thank you in advance
My symptoms are nonspecific breathless, pain in joints bruised feeling in muscles, extreme tiredness. Frequent urination loose stools. Weight loss then gain mottled skin .cold hands and feet, pins and needles. Muscle twitches and most oddly is a vibration feeling I feel internally.
I had to have Xrays of my hands and feet during investigations to check for SLE (due to a type of pneumonitis and raised ANA) - but that sounds different to a bone scan. With a low vit D perhaps they need to rule out early bone thinning. As I understand it, very low vit D can cause a range of symptoms, including muscle pain and general malaise. Hope your Dr gets you feeling better soon.
Thanks again for the replies. Since I last posted I have seen rhuetology again who have now said I haven't inflammation that the ultrasound showed fluid within my joints.
I've still low ferritin and vitamin d after being on ferrous sulphate for the last year so basically the positive ANA and pain general feeling unwell is down to my thyroid. Yet to have my scan but not holding my breath for anything to be seen.
I'm losing to the will to live feeling so awful everyday without any clear diagnosis.