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Mar 2, 2016
... My local PCP, rheums, and 8 derms had never seen or heard of my lupus presentation or my rash. Patients differ, and some present in unusual ways, is my point. ... (3 replies)
... Alicake, YES indeed and THANK YOU! ... (11 replies)
... Thanks for your note. See my comments below... :) Thanks! Appreciate it much! (34 replies)

... UTI in Aug 2014, kidney infection Sept 2014, and your last line above your labs says "lots of bacteria". Also, the last urinalysis you cite also mentions casts, RBC, and WBC. ... (34 replies)
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Sep 28, 2014
... Good morning. I don't know what I'd make of the rheum's lack of concern about the positive anti-ds-DNA, because my understanding has always been that MCTD is diagnosed when anti-RNP is positive in the absence of other AB's. Unfortunately, I think the only opinion worth seeking would be that of another rheumatologist. Is this rheum the first your daughter has seen? Re:... (42 replies)
... years ago do to endstage interstitial cystitis. ... (3 replies)
... rash criteria, and have lupus without a rash. Also, UV rays often trigger lupus rashes in susceptible people, and spring is just starting. ... (4 replies)
Nov 15, 2012
... Hi, Sunic, and welcome! ... (4 replies)
... tested for gluten and lactose intolerance? ... (8 replies)
... SSB, and also names specific tests that are part of the formal diagnostic criteria. ... (7 replies)
... I have had things happen just one time that were odd. Such as having my right hand and forearm turn so cold that I could bang it on the table and not feel it. ... (2 replies)
... I had frequent UTI's for years, but then started experiencing urgency, frequency, and burning pain WITHOUT infection, as verified by urinalysis. ... (6 replies)
... Have you seen both urologists and nephrologists, to evaluate you for interstitial cystitis, prostate problems that can promote infection, chronic kidney infection, urinary or kidney stones, etc? ... (2 replies)
... a couple of people on here that I think have had trouble with that. I'm not sure what symptoms you're having as far as the bladder trouble, but I have Sjogren's and systemic lupus with accompanying bladder irritability. My GP gave me something called ditropan, a muscle relaxant for bladder spasms. ... (5 replies)
... Believe me, you don't want to take Prednisone if you don't have to. It works well, but it can cost you in the end with things like fractures due to osteoporosis and being immune compromised. I had 9 rib fractures! Ouch! ... (18 replies)
... As for ANA. I know it's only a threshhold test, and that it can be positive in a variety of conditions. What about Grave's, do you know? ... (3 replies)
... ot sure what has been going on with my health, but I do know that I have been getting very frustrated lately. I will attempt to give you the abbreviated version, and then I have a few questions! ... (3 replies)
... kdel, I think lupus can cause joint pain (arthralgia) and/or visible swelling (arthritis). I believe low-grade fevers are common; I'm not sure about "high". But I think the main thing is to just "tell it like it is", like the song says, when you see your new dr. Because even if the dr. definitely sees red flags something, presumably he/she will consider multiple candidates,... (10 replies)
... The ACR criteria were developed by rheumies from around the world. Drs. have to have a way to distinguish lupus from "close cousins", and a way to distinguish milder from midde from severe. ... (9 replies)
May 3, 2009
... adrenal problems may be possibilities, also kidney cysts. For first two, I think endocrinology would be the specialty, and nephrology for kidney issues. ... (18 replies)

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