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... Welcome to my world, lol. I've been testing and showing Lupus symptoms for the past 18 years. ... (4 replies)
... He may have meant symptoms suggestive of lupus are on the rise. Such symptoms may not ever reach the "4 of 11" diagnostic required criteria for SLE, as outlined in the "sticky post" at the front of this board. ... (5 replies)
... symptomology of lupus, but not enough to give you a definitive diagnosis. This happens to most people for years before they are definitely told they have lupus. Lupus is often a diagnosis of exclusion, which means they rule out all other possible causes of your symptoms before they settle on lupus. ... (5 replies)

... Dear summerbreeze7, Hello & greetings! About the phrase "borderline lupus", it may mean different things to different drs, depending on what kind of lupus he/she is suspecting. Had this dermie done bloodwork? (Maybe one or more of the test results was starting to hit a threshhold?) Or skin biopsies? (Maybe changes that are seen in lupus---such as cell alteration,... (5 replies)
Drug-Induced Lupus
Mar 17, 2017
... Hi, I have been told by my neurologist for many years that I have an autoimmune disease that hasn't reared its ugly head. I have had random low positive ANAs over the years (highest 1:80), a positive lupus anticoagulant test a few years back (now negative), and a positive anticardiolipin test (several years ago), This month, I had a positive anti-histone ab (borderline... (1 replies)
... Unfortunately I don't meet any of the criteria at the moment my main symptoms are fatigue joint and muscle pain twitching and a rash but the rash hasn't appeared for quite a while. I have good days and bad days. ... (12 replies)
... my doctors are now at the point where they wont order any further testing and they have completely ruled out lupus as a diagnosis. ... (12 replies)
... I also forgot to mention I've had blood tests come back before with low white blood cells and low iron. I have always been borderline anemic and took iron supplements as a teenager. ... (3 replies)
... Any insight would be great. I'm an unusual case, I guess. And I feel guilty that I am a probable lupus patient who feels great and has never had joint pain or other lupus symptoms like lack of energy. ... (11 replies)
... I don't know about borderline, I was told I had early stage lupus. It turned out to be discoid lupus with mixed connective disease. I was given some pain meds but because I don't have much in major organ involvement the Dr. ... (5 replies)
... and without specific incident. Other "random" symptoms where popping up here and there.. ... (0 replies)
Late Onset Lupus
Jul 6, 2016
... welcome! Lupus actually has a very wide age continuum, and even things deemed "rare" can happen. ... (10 replies)
Possible Lupus?
Oct 22, 2015
... i.e., not exactly the same rash or same pain for each person. I have read descriptions of lupus rash that match what I had, particularly the locations of it. And I have read other anecdotes of people who had pain similar to mine. ... (9 replies)
... st area are significant and should be shown to your Dr. It is possible a skin biopsy with immunofluorescent studies would be helpful for diagnosis. The rashes of lupus are so varied, and sometimes they are only a "blush" of redness or red splotchy spots like on your chest. ... (6 replies)
... BUT people can have some form of lupus with less than 4 criteria. ... (6 replies)
... years ago they said it's borderline and if I don't have symptoms, let's wait, they didn't dx. me with lupus. ... (28 replies)
... absence, not a titer. So it might be high or a borderline value. ... (4 replies)
... Hello and welcome to the boards. You do have symptoms suggestive of possible lupus, with facial rash, rash after sun exposure joint pain, fatigue, and many with lupus are also B12 deficient. ... (2 replies)
... A friend suggested being tested for lupus as these all relate to symptoms of the condition. I had never heard of it before and when I spoke to my doctor about it he it said it was highly unlikely and wasn't keen to test. ... (2 replies)
... A diagnosis of lupus is based on certain symptoms and signs plus a positive ANA. Your ANA is positive at a significant level, ie., not borderline. Your symptoms are suggestive of SLE as well. I would work with the first Dr. and see if you can get referred to a rheum, unless he is one. ... (7 replies)

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