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Can this be lupus?
Apr 13, 2011
... Absolutely. My bloodwork continues to be negative but I have just about every criteria for diagnosing Lupus. ... (2 replies)
... at the top of the thread list. You'll find criteria for diagnosing lupus, tests, symptoms, helpful books, etc. ... (1 replies)
Lupus or MS
Jan 8, 2008
... Did you check out the sticky post at the top of this message board about the diagnosis criteria for Lupus? ... (2 replies)

... First of all, have you been tested for Alopecia? ... (1 replies)
... Often many patients wtih Lupus are misdiagnosed with CFS and Fibromyalgia. Some patients with Lupus have fibro as an overlap. The CFS is an "easy" diagnosis for doctors, whereas a diagnosis of Lupus is much more involved and we are way more complex. ... (5 replies)
... Here is the classification of Lupus for you guys. ... (1 replies)
... inaccurate statement for a doctor to make! ... (1 replies)
... so when it's positive, more specific tests for "ANA subtypes" are usually run. Did you get a copy of your labs? ... (4 replies)
... Feath, hello and welcome. I'm really sorry for your problems and understandable anxiety. I'm glad you're seeing your specialists on Monday. ... (3 replies)
Hello new here
Oct 30, 2012
... But because lupus certainly can cause similar symptoms, to me it makes sense to see a rheumatologist as well. ... (1 replies)
Lupus? or RA
Nov 8, 2011
... I am scared now. Moving overseas in a week. don't get to london for 5 weeks.. can't see a rheumy til then. ... (8 replies)
... ce I can give you is to take charge of your health and make sure you're getting the treatment and the attention that you need and deserve. No one else will do it for you, to them you are nothing more than another number. I had to go through three different rheumatologists in the beginning before I found the right one. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks so much for your reply. I really appreciate the info you shared with me. ... (4 replies)
... Have you heard of lupus presenting like this? ... (10 replies)
Could it be Lupus
Jun 29, 2009
... larger bookstores. Look for Dr. Daniel J. ... (6 replies)
... And there are lesser forms, called "subsets", for which you may meet fewer than 4 criteria. ... (8 replies)
... symptoms, tests, differential diagnoses, other conditions more common in lupus patients, treatments, etc. ... (6 replies)
... welcome. My understanding of ANA is exactly what GoldenWings posted. Since she covered that aspect, I'll take up another one, the ACR criteria for diagnosing systemic lupus. ... (2 replies)
Can anyone help?
Jun 4, 2008
... all for diagnosing Lupus. When I told the derm what I had read on the net he told me to stop looking for answers on the net because it would only "scare" me and that I couldn't blame every symptom that I have on Lupus. ... (5 replies)
... and she had multiple episodes of scaly, itchy, weepy outer ear infections. I think her drs. sent her for outpatient antibiotic drips, as her problem was really hard to clear up. ... (6 replies)


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