I had an issue of the symptoms 8 years ago and had some issues along the way and now 8 years later all the symptoms are back. It would be wonderful to figure out which Auto immune disease it is but right now my biggest concern is finding something that will stop the dizziness. It gets very intense at times to where I can't drive or do much of anything but sit in a chair till it stops which could be hours. 8 years ago I went to an ENT Doc and they couldn't find anything wrong. I had dizziness along the way but nothing to alarm me that I needed to get checked out. Now it's 7 years later and I've had the dizziness a year this month. I would just love for the dizziness to stop so I can function again. I am currently seeing a Neurologist and it's been a mystery of how to treat me. Any suggestions?
Dizziness, muscle pain, plus your documented brain lesions might indicate Multiple Sclerosis (MS), but without a precise diagnosis from your neurologist, treatment options are too numerous to consider. To diagnose - or rule out - MS, you can request a few more tests such as an immunological examination of the liver, and a test called Evocated Electrical Potentials. While MS is an auto-immune disease, it is not related to ANA, CRP or RNP. Lupus, which is another auto-immune disease, can also cause brain lesions. You might consider consulting a rheumatologist or an ENT (ear/nose/throat) specialist.
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