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Drug induced lupus from remicade help?

Tue, September 14, 2021 3:30 PM

Have had severe joint pain MIRRORED in my ankles first and now knees, ankles and elbows since march to now, so intense that I can’t cook, clean or work. Bed bound for 6 months. No lupus blood work has come back positive only a positive ANA with a homogenous pattern. Finally saw a rheumatologist this Wednesday and they really aren’t sure whats wrong with me as my bloods are normal. They don’t believe my theory of drug induced lupus as I have no rash and the journal reading shes done on it says it should include some positive bloods of lupus accompanied by a rash. Just wondering if anyone has had just joint paint and has been diagnosed with DIL because of remicade/infliximab. I have been on it for 8 years, developed scalp psoriasis 4 years ago. Apart from that it has kept my crohn’s disease in remission.

FPO Crohnsdisease10
Joined Sep 14, 2021

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