I'm new to this group and have few questions. For last two years I had light symptoms of scleroderma, and last few months they become me stronger, I have pain in my hip joint's and lupus red spots on my face and sometimes all my skin and muscles are very over sensitive, but scleroderna seems to be a dominant disease. Last few months it got stronger I have gastrointestinal involvement with strong constipation reflux and big belly, and recently the disease seems to get into my lungs and heart they feel as if burning. I don't know if it I'd dangerous, I'm in USA as a tourist so don't have a proper health insurance. I'm not taking any medicine my next visit to rheumatologist is in July and I'm not sure if I can just ignore those symptoms.. Any advice
Scoring a 71 with normal being less than 20 units.71 is a moderate to strong positive, 80 is strong.Tricky test to read, will explain later.
Well, my hair is again falling out. I had some success in keeping it while on Plaquenil and Medrol. I have been off of them for awhile, but on tons of vitamins up until a few months ago when I developed the poikiloderma and they had me go off all my OTC meds. I went back on the vitamin D lately since I was starting to hurt all over. This morning, I woke up to generalized pain. It has been...