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Thu May 21, 2015 12:12 pm by leeG

HI All, thanks for letting me join, i was diagnosed two yrs ago, altho had symptoms for much longer and now wonder if the MCTD started in my 30s when i was diagnosed with chronic fatigue. now also have raynauds, hashimoto's, blepharitis (sp?), asthma, and multiple allergies, Plaquinel has amazing effects until i had a severe reaction, and now on Atabrine (quinacrine) but its not as effective. …

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New to group, New to disease

Tue Aug 26, 2014 5:58 am by MissDaisy

Hello,
I am a 36 year old female with 3 boys, ages 4-9, and I work as a 911 Dispatcher. I started having symptoms about 3 years ago starting with lumbar pain. I put it off for well over a year thinking it was just over-exertion. When I couldnt take the pain anymore as it was constant, and even just turning my head to the side caused severe pain. I got to the point that standing, sitting, and …

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How much pain before accepting medication?

Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:46 pm by josephine landau

Hi - My names Jo, I'm 42.
I was diagnosed in January of this year with MCTD, after a year or so of growing symptoms (Reynaulds, aching joints etc) I am a working mum with 2 boys, so my days are fairly hectic.
I take B12 injections for fatigue, Levothyroxine for low thyroid and Tegretol for an epileptic seizure I had 10 years ago -So I was reluctant to add to my drugs list and I declined any …

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Not yet diagnosed teen from Finland

Thu Mar 27, 2014 6:12 am by finnishgirl

Hi everyone!

I was happily suprised when I found all this great stuff for us MCTD patients! And hope to get to know some people with this illness. Because there's not a lot of stuff for us in Finland.

I'm a 15-years-old girl from Finland. I still haven't got a diagnosis for MCTD, but my rheuma specialist has suggested it after many years of different tests. And it seems to be logical, I have …

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Another Australian story

Fri Nov 29, 2013 9:50 am by Ozzie1954

First of all, it is so good to find a forum with people who have been going through the same issues. I was doing a search on earache/jaw pain which is afflicting me this morning and found this forum.

My story begins in 1987 but probably goes back a lot further because of other issues that surfaced in my teens. It started after I had a bout of the flu, went back to work where I was handling …

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New from California.

Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:28 pm by mollyingrid92

Hello! My name is Molly, 20 years old, California resident. At the beginning of the 2013 year I noticed I was having really bad knee pains that would last for a while. When I finally went to see my doctor, he moved my leg around to see how my knee was working. Then he did this weird on where he would put a hand flat on the side of my knee and with the other hand push on the opposite side of my …

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This is all new!

Thu Apr 18, 2013 2:35 am by Admin

Ive never run or created a forum before so there may be some bugs, please let me know as soon as possible so I can correct them! I hope you find it easy to use!
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Hi from Australia

Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:46 pm by gorillagirl

Hi everyone Very Happy

A brief bio. Female, 45, Hashimoto's since young. Started with flare ups after activity, sore joints and muscles, feeling sick, bloods abnormal and high CRP and ESR, symptoms pointed to lupus. Doctor nightmare for some years, the usual, it's just your thyroid and you have fibro, maybe you have narcolepsy, others haven things worse than you blah blah blah.

Found a good GP, …

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Newbie, new to the dx, but not to the symptoms

Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:20 pm by Lenorekitty75

Hello Everyone ! Smile

Just came across this site today. Which is odd because I've been googling MCTD for months now. It's nice to know there are others out there in the world who could relate to what has become my life. Although I have frequented lupus and MS boards over the last 9 yrs and had wonderful support.

I am Christina, 37...mum of 3 the youngest is 3 and the oldest is 14. The Dr's have …

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Post by kimmieg33 on Sat May 04, 2013 6:22 am

This is a game where I will ask you to name 5.....(fill in the blank)
People then post the next # answer .
The person who posts #5 will then ask the next name 5.
Any subject. It's a way to get to know each other a little.
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Name 5 things that make you feel peaceful

1. Water. The sound and the sight.

Next poster will name what makes them feel peaceful and it will be # 2. The next poster will do the same and it will be # 3.
Whoever does #5 will pick the next name 5.

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Post by kimmieg33 on Mon May 06, 2013 5:19 am

2. Taking a walk in the evening(I live in the country)

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Post by Katkat on Mon May 06, 2013 12:51 pm

#3 Meditation
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Post by Admin on Fri May 10, 2013 11:40 pm

#4 sitting on my mother in laws front porch (she lives in Texas) in the evening so not too bright & sunny but still warm having a smoke, chilling out Smile

Can we post more than one number in one game? I have loads that make me peaceful haha Razz

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Post by kimmieg33 on Tue May 14, 2013 4:43 am

If you are # 5 you can name the next 5 anything you want Wink

5. laying in a hammock staring up at the stars

Name 5 things that really make you mad

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Post by Admin on Sat May 18, 2013 1:08 am

#1 - Stupid people. I know this seems a little unfair at times but there is a serious indictment to the English education system in where my generation are seriously stupid & incredibly shallow! Mad

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Post by kimmieg33 on Thu May 23, 2013 6:47 am

2. No sunshine

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Post by Admin on Thu May 23, 2013 9:05 am

#3 being hungry

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Post by kimmieg33 on Sat May 25, 2013 5:15 am

4. People who don't listen

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Post by kimmieg33 on Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:21 pm

5. people who judge others

Name 5 things you'd love to do if you had no limitations

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Post by Admin on Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:32 pm

1 - travel more

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