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... ed a set of diagnostic criteria...if at least 4 of the 11 criteria develop at one time or individually over any period of observation, then the patient is likely to have SLE however, a diagnosis of SLE can be made in a patient having fewer than four of these symptoms. ... (1 replies)
... March, I had already had a positive ANA test, and a couple bouts with a terribly swollen and extremely painful swollen gland behind my right ear. My new GP said to me "honey, I think you have Lupus". ... (2 replies)
... Like you, I have several symptoms of lupus, but I don't meet enough of the clinical criteria so my rheumatologist said he won't say I have it, but won't say I don't. ... (12 replies)

... Rebeccajane, just want to say hi and welcome. ... (9 replies)
... of SLE patients also have UC. ... (7 replies)
Test results
Feb 27, 2014
... of itself, ANA doesn't diagnose anything. ... (9 replies)
Dec 16, 2012
... you generally have to meet 4 or more of 11 criteria. ... (3 replies)
... These are typically used for diagnosing, too. Doctors typically want to see 4 or more before making the dx. ... (3 replies)
... Sometimes very dry. Other days, mildly so. I have corneal scars, etc. Have had rose bengal staining done and my corneas are messed up. Doctor doesn't plan to do lip biopsy as I don't have enough symptoms to put me on medications. So he's not rushing to do that. ... (7 replies)
... So if doctors can FAIL to diagnose, I bet it's as likely that they can MISDIAGNOSE. ... (7 replies)
... While only your rheumatologist can diagnose lupus, these two findings seem in the SLE ballpark. When do you see him next? ... (3 replies)
... like I was wasting her time, so I am happily with my current rheumie who has labeled me with a "systematic rheumatic condition" because I don't fit enough of the criteria for Lupus and may lean towards Sjorgrens and RA. ... (8 replies)
... One contains the ACR criteria used for classifying lupus. ... (2 replies)
... experienced, here are some reasons lupus is so hard to diagnose. ... (10 replies)
... permanent info post" called "Criteria to Diagnose Lupus"? ... (3 replies)
Lupus or Not
Mar 20, 2007
... Look at the top of the thread list for the posts with padlock symbols. See the one titled "criteria to diagnose lupus"? ... (5 replies)
... You are always so helpful with your replys. I guess for myself I know I will be totaly devastated if this Rhuemy Dr Im about to see tells me something different. As you know Iv already been to see numerous specailists and not one has given me any hope for a proper diagnoses. ... (14 replies)
... It truly must be such a frustrating time for you and everyone else who is in the process of trying to get diagnosed. This is just some helpful, I hope, information that might just shed a little light on why things can take so long. ... (14 replies)
... Hi, EStevens. I was found to be Ro-positive (finally) in summer 2000 and was Dx'ed with "subacute cutaneous lupus erythmatosus", abbreviated (in the confusing world of lupus) as "SCLE". SCLE is considered the intermediate subset of lupus, typically worse than DLE (discoid lupus) but often NOT as wide-ranging as SLE (although in some patients, it can be). With a positive... (2 replies)
Being diagnosed
Apr 27, 2005
... ing with GLEE that they are testing you for Lupus. The symptoms that you describe are very typical with Lupus. There are also many misconceptions when it comes to Lupus and I will try and get you on the right 'road' to understanding Lupus a bit better. ... (15 replies)

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