Condition: Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD)

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About Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD)

Mixed connective tissue disease (MTCD) is a rare connective tissue disorder. MCTD is used to describe what may be an overlapping group of connective tissue disorders that cannot be diagnosed in more specific terms. These disorders include systemic lupus erythematosus, polymyositis, and scleroderma. Individuals with MCTD have symptoms of each of these disorders including arthritic, cardiac, pulmonary and skin manifestations; kidney disease; muscle weakness, and dysfunction of the esophagus. The exact cause of mixed connective tissue disease is unknown.

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No numbness but tingling. 5/4/2017 at 01:06 PM
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And hands and fingers. I keep moving anyway.5/4/2017 at 01:05 PM
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Intermittent. Walking hurts especially on a treadmill. Easier on sidewalk. I think it may have something to do with having something to look at besides the others at gym. And being able to walk with dog, and bask in the fog and freash air.5/4/2017 at 01:02 PM
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Left sided trigeminal neuralgia. I am 64 yes old, have had this almost everyday of my life since I was 12. Thought it was from playing violin. But not. This is again worse with increased barometric pressure. But not as bad since I have been taking prednisone.5/4/2017 at 12:59 PM
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Almost everyday especially if barometric pressure is up or rising. Every afternoon four o'clock. Sometimes with temperature elevation but not higher than 100' F orally. Ache all over body.5/4/2017 at 12:55 PM
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Last updated on May 28 2018 at 10:28
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