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#1 JeanL



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Posted 20 December 2009 - 07:13 PM

I am new to this site and was recently diagnosed with Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease. It is my hope to know if my symptoms are similar to others diagnosed with this disease.

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Posted 21 December 2009 - 03:21 AM

JeanL, welcome to our ISN forum. Tell us a bit about yourself and some of your symptoms and others can jump in with information. I am on my way out the door until tomorrow night but, wanted to give you a quick welcome.
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Posted 21 December 2009 - 05:51 AM

Hi Jean,

It is a process, getting to a point of comfort, with any diagnosis.
As Sheryl stated...if you would give us more information about your symptoms,ie how long it took up to this point, for the diagnosis of UCTD that you have received. What symptoms were you having that led to this diagnosis. Are you experiencing new symptoms and if so, what are they?

We are so glad you found your way here and hope that you find comfort in knowing that there are many here who can empathize greatly with what you must be going through.
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Posted 22 December 2009 - 04:24 PM

Hi Jean,

Let me add a big ole welcome to you as well.

Would love to hear more about your symptoms, so we can give a little advice.
Warm and gentle hugs,

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#5 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 24 December 2009 - 12:22 PM

Hello Jean

Welcome to the forum!

I look forward to hearing more from you about you UCTD journey. You're in a great place to receive support from people facing the same challenges that you are.

Take care.
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Posted 27 December 2009 - 12:00 PM


I want to welcome you as well. Yes, please tell us a little more about yourself...perhaps we can help with your questions?
Sending good wishes your way!

#7 Jeannie McClelland

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Posted 03 February 2010 - 03:49 AM

Hi Jean

Welcome to the site. Have you started exploring yet? There are search buttons on both the Forums and the Main site pages (Home, etc.) The Forums search takes you to posts from members and the one on the ISN main site will bring up articles and abstracts.

I hope your symptoms aren't too bad and wish you all the best.
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