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Hello! I am new to this site. But I wanted to reach out to you all for some advice. Over the past year I have been struggling with a number of health problems and it seems like nobody can figure it out. Technically it all started about 3 years ago with my stomach. I started having severe diarrhea, mucus in the feces, abdominal cramping and swelling, and it was happening almost every day. I had my gallbladder checked and it was fine so then I went to a gastroenterologist because I have a pretty strong family history of Crohn's disease. I had my scopes done and the Gastro Doctor said I did have some ulcers but all the biopsies came back negative for Crohn's. Well fast forward to now and I am still having the same issues with my stomach. I was also diagnosed with Cystitis of the bladder around a year ago after having to urinate 30-50 times a day. And now I've had new symptoms which started coming on 6 months to a year ago. Extreme fatigue, hair loss, muscle and joint pain, rashes on hands, confusion, and weakness. My GP sent me off for some antibody testing thinking that I may have lupus and surely enough my ANA test came back positive. I saw my Rhematologist on May 12 (which was a terrible experience) and had a bunch of test done. Well they called me yesterday and said that everything they have gotten back so far looked okay but I do need to follow up with my Gastro Doctor because my liver enzymes were mildly elevated. My AST was 40 and my ALT was 70. I checked my blood work from back in January and those number were AST 13 and ALT 15, and I also checked some blood work from 2015 and the numbers were low then as well. Is this something I should be concerned about? I was reading the notes from my appointment and my doctor had that the (d/dx could include Autoimmune Hepatitis) so that really concerned me. Any feed back would be appreciated.
Also I am 23, never drank alcohol, never smoked, and not overweight at all.
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