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alexahercamp
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chronic erythema nodosum

Posted by @alexahercamp, Tue, May 29 9:27am

so im 15 and i have had en for 6 months and my leg was all pruple on one side of my calf and incredibly swollen to the touch i was out of sports for 4 months for 3 of the 4 months they had no idea what i even had i had sooo many tests done, blood work, MRIS, x rays, ultrasounds. i had a biopsy done i was treated for cellulitus in the first month put on so many different pain killers and meds that i know for a fact do nothing for me i would like to get on with my life and through out all this i have been so tired i was tested for mono it was negitive any ideas?

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@alexahercamp Welcome to connect. I see your a new member. So sorry the Dr's are having a difficult time figuring out what is causing your chronic erythema nodosum. It takes several weeks for that to run it's course. Do you have a Car? I was reading this can be caused from being around a cat that has Cat's scratch fever? It can also be caused by GI issues. Maybe ask to see a GI Dr?
I wish you the Best..
Jackie

@alexahercamp I had EN for years, the only thing that got rid of it was giving up gluten. I dont know if it will help you but that seems to keep mine away.

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