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I just wanted to introduce myself as I'm new to the group. My name is Crystal, I'm 43 years old, and I've got multiple autoimmune issues. Pernicious anemia was the first one at 22 years old, rheumatoid arthritis at 27, HS at 38, and alopecia areata at 40. I'm looking forward to being able to share my experiences with you and hopefully offer support for the bad days.

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Frustrated #Undiagnosed #ChronicPain

I had a follow-up with the neurologist today and since all the tests have come back normal he has no answers. I mentioned checking my ferritin and he brush it off. Suggested my primary care doctor run an iron panel. I mentioned pernicious anemia and he brushed that off as my b12 level is normal. I mentioned Ehlers-Danlos and he brushed that off. He agreed it may be fibromyalgia. He asked me to have my psychiatrist switch me from lexipro to Cymbalta to help manage the pain and my anxiety. I don't know what do to now. I have needle like pain throughout my body. Burning pain in the soles of both feet. I have muscle cramps and spasms in both legs, ankles, and feet. I have heartburn, bruise easy, have hot and cold flashes.

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My body sucks sometimes.

With so many issues going on at once, I’m convinced my body just can’t make up its mind. I am exhausted all day but can’t sleep at night. I am so tired but so restless that I can’t sit still. I have so much that I want to get done and my body is saying to do it but I can’t focus enough or concentrate well enough to do it.
I keep telling myself that if just one thing would get better, my world would make sense again. I don’t even think that would happen at this point with my body being as broken as it is.
Please tell me someone else is feeling this. #RheumatoidArthritis #PerniciousAnemia #DiscoidLupus #hashimotos #GravesDisease #CrohnsDisease


I’m new here!

Hi, my name is oneinamilliom. I’m new to The Mighty and look forward to sharing my story.

#MightyTogether #PerniciousAnemia

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Hello! Wondering who here has T1 Diabetes too....and if so, what effect they find B12 deficiency and PA has on their glucose levels?

#PerniciousAnemia #T1D #Diabetes

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Barometric Pressure Wins Again #AutoimmuneDisease #allpain

Today, Elsa made her way through my state, NC. As she strode through, kindly leaving little damage, she felt like she was ripping my arms from their sockets, wrenching off my wrists, putting my neck in a vice, and that’s just from my heart line up. My back hurts, my hips, my thighs, my ankles… UGH!!!
Anyone else weather sensitive? #sjogrens #IBS -C #Fibromyalgia #PerniciousAnemia #PeripheralNeuropathy #ineedadrink #barometricpressure #BackPain #Bodypain