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So about 2 months ago I noticed I was getting more fatigued by the day. Since then I have been experiencing fatigue, intense alternating joint pain, headaches, neck pain, and nose bleeds. I've seen a rheumatologist and she has ruled out Lupus, RA and essentially anything rheumatology related. I am a 27 year old male, 6' 2", 200 pounds and am normally healthy besides recently. Having had some tests done most everything has come back normal except for my SED rate (esr) is at a whopping 115, my platelet level is about 15% below the normal low at 110 and apparently there is blood in my urine. I had a CT scan done today of my abdomen area and kidneys but so far I'm stumped and maybe even a little worried.


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replied August 8th, 2017
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Raised ESR means some active inflammatory process, needs to be localised, you need to lose some weight, get the hematuria quantified and urine examined to rule out any UTI. Needs complete clinical correlation to reach the diagnosis.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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