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connective tissue disease

what is connective tissue disease symptoms treatments?
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434278 tn?1324706225
Could you be more specific?  There are many connective tissue diseases.  
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for MCTD started with swollen hands, knees and feet, very sore joints. they a bllod test. i had a very high ana with speckle pattern and a positive r n p.  a normal ana is 1 - 40 mine was over 2500. with mixed connective tissue disease get a trifecta in the rhuemotology world.  Lupus, RA, raynauds, sclera derma and a host of other problems that they treat symptomatically. Pill for this and a pil for that.  will never go away or go lower but it can go into remission if your lucky
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