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... An elevated CRP is an indication of inflammation and is non specific, ie., it can be elevated in lupus but also many other ailments. You have several symptoms that do occur in lupus, so my suspicion would be high, but you may not meet the Criteria strictly. ... (1 replies)
... Should I go in and say honestly that I've been concerned about lupus, have been tracking my symptoms, and have compared them with the ACR criteria? ... (10 replies)
... A few weeks later, I went to a teaching hospital in Boston, whose lupus clinic was recommended to me. There, I saw a medical fellow who examined me and was under the supervision of one of the hospital's top lupus doctors. ... (10 replies)

... This is a very good summary of SLE findings. It would be helpful to have this posted as a sticky post at the top of the lupus board, if administrators approve. ... (1 replies)
... Were you warned that most people with lupus must make serious changes re UV, such as avoiding midday sun, wearing sunblock with high SPF, hats with brims, long leggings, and long sleeves? ... (9 replies)
... The ACR criteria for each of these conditions are likely to contain one or more specific AB's, but with most of those criteria lists, a patient only must fulfill "some" criteria. ... (19 replies)
... With those symptoms I'll give myself a 3 out of 4 ACR criteria. ... (4 replies)
Is this lupus
Dec 9, 2013
... Thank you for responding! I am hoping to get in with the rheumatologist next week. I have had shingles a few times :( The Doctors diagonsed it the first time I had it. I got the Chicken Pox's twice at a young age and they said I now more then likely going to get Shingles even at my age. THey did check my thyroid and they came back fine. We will see! (3 replies)
Is this lupus
Dec 7, 2013
... and also due to a passing virus or infection. Instead, 11 criteria developed by the Am. College of Rheumatology are used. ... (3 replies)
... sufficient to diagnose lupus. Instead lupus is dx'ed by the 11 criteria you may find in the "sticky posts". ... (8 replies)
... on the ANA titer which is considered clinically significant. Many people with lupus have normal sed rates and CRP. ... (2 replies)
... If you want further documentation of any signs and symptoms you have, try making a two column, one page sheet with the ACR criteria on one side and the Hughes criteria on the other. Both can be found in the sticky notes on lupus board. ... (22 replies)
... aka Lupus erythematosus panniculitis, aka Lobular panniculitis. Rare inflammation of subcutaneous fat below skin surface causing outer skin to thicken and raise. ... (0 replies)
Oct 21, 2012
... Ro isn't lited in the ACR criteria. ... (3 replies)
Oct 20, 2012
... current rashes for years that should have spelled lupus, had my local dermatologists been familiar with the rash type I had. i.e., I had enough to create a solid lupus Dx. ... (3 replies)
... For lupus, the main thing is how many ACR criteria a patient fulfills. ... (3 replies)
Lupus questions
Oct 10, 2012
... ure instructive! By then, I'd taken myself to a teaching hospital rheumatologist, who referred me to a dermatopathologist who knew how to do a biopsy RIGHT where lupus is suspected. ... (3 replies)
... is seen in both lupus and Sjogren's syndrome. I tested positive for it but was diagnosed only with lupus. However, it is possible to have both. ... (2 replies)
Lupus test
Jul 22, 2012
... experienced, YES you can have lupus without a positive ANA, in certain defined ways. ... (9 replies)
... and lupus LOVES hormonal shifts, I was told. ... (16 replies)

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