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Hello! I'm new to this forum and am hoping someone can help me. My rheumatologist thinks I possibly have Scleroderma. I was referred to the University of Minnesota (U of MN) and I am waiting to be seen. I have had fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome for about 13 years, among a long list of other health problems. In the last 1 1/2 years my symptoms have gotten worse: sudden weight loss of 15 pounds (which is better now after IV iron), sudden anemia, much worse bilateral joint pain that effects knees, hips, hands/fingers, toes, etc. My Raynauds has gotten worse, worsening f
Hi, I have recently been diagnosed with Scleroderma by a scleroderma specialist. She is re-running all the blood work (initially run by local rheumatologist) to confirm whether it's limited or diffuse. Looking back now, it seems I've had symptoms over the last 2 years but only recently started progressing. I developed Raynauds in October and immediately started getting sores on my fingers that wouldn't heal, which finally sent me to my primary care physician. I want to ask about other symptoms I've been having to find out if this is something any of you may be experien