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What testing to ask NHS rheumatologist for?

Discussion in 'Diagnostic Guidelines and Laboratory Testing' started by sianrecovery, Aug 28, 2014.

  1. sianrecovery

    sianrecovery Senior Member

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    Hi Guys

    I am seeing an NHS rheumatologist next week, not for ME reasons, but to explore the possibility of raloxifene as a chemopreventation. The genetics clinic estimated my life time risk of breast cancer as 50%. I also have osteoporosis, and a kidney disorder called medullary sponge kidney.
    I have never had any effective help within the NHS for ME, beyond basic bloods and diagnosis. I function now, imperfectly, with the patch-up of liothyronnine and certain abx.

    Does anyone have any suggestions on tests re immunity and autoimmunity that I might ask for?

    Thanks in advance for any replies,

    Sian
     

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