I have had Discoid Lupus ( officially diagnosed ) for 10 years.
Have been suffering from fatigue for a few years and muscle pain for as long as I can remember, but now my memory and concentration are becoming really bad.
Told my dermatologist about tiredness and memory a year ago but she did not know if they were related.
Finally plucked up the courage to see my GP this week, bored him to tears with all the different symptoms, he was very understanding and gave me a course of Prednisolone 40mg a day for 10 days. What a difference, knees still paining but I have energy at last.
My latest blood tests show my ANA is neg but ENA is positive. Anyone know what ENA is ?
The doctor said see how I feel after taking these and said I may need referring to a Rheumatologist.
Do I really need too ? Don't fancy sitting around in hospital waiting rooms, and at the end of the day will they be able to help ?
I take Mepacrine at the moment and Elocon for my scalp and skin both seem to be working well.
Has anyone out there got any advice, love to hear it.