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Fatigue, poor memory, depression, bowel problems, headaches, dizziness, back and chest pain, facial rashes. Is this due to lupus?

i have been backwards and forwards to the doctors over the past few years as i have had lots of different symptoms and i have had countless tests and all have come back normal. i have just typed in some new symptoms and every time, the same suggestion comes up... Lupus . i am 46 and suffer with fatigue poor memory bowel problems depression , hoarse voice headaches dizziness chest paind back ache and now i have a butterfly rash on my face. i dont want to go back to the dr as i am sure they think i am a hypochondriac. Is it possible to have a full blood count and hormone tests with normal results if i have lupus?
Asked On : Sun, 24 Jun 2012
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Psychologist 's  Response
Dec 2015
Welcome to HCM
We understand your concerns

I went through your description. I suggest you not to worry too much. You had been to so many doctors and so many tests and everything came back normal. Now why are you thinking about lupus? If it was the case, doctors would have told you so.

Worrying about body and diseases and thinking about having a life threatening disease (whereas medical science could not identify any), is the symptom of Hypochondriasis. It is mental disorder. Mind you not a mental disease.

Believe in your doctors. They know better than you. Concentrate on your life and career. Consult a psychologist for further advice. I shall help you through healthcaremagic if you desire so.

Hope this clears your doubts. Available for further clarifications.
Good luck. Get well soon.
Answered: Wed, 23 Oct 2013
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