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Should i be worried about muscle cramps and joint pain?

I am a 46 year old male. My Dr. has diagnosed me with MCTD. I had a positive ANA and RNP. My symptoms include joint pain, tired most of the time, sharp shooting pains in my legs and muscle cramping. I have a follow up visit on the 13th of this month. How worried shoud I be?
Mon, 14 Jan 2019
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Hi,

Worries don't help treatment. Face the bull by horns.

Take vitamin E, A & D supplements and muscle relaxant to control cramps. Continue other medicines as before.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Nirmal Chander Gupta,
Orthopaedic Surgeon
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