... She said from all the symptoms I gave her she thought I might be in another Lupus flare but then again she said it might be my osteoarthritis acting up as well. ... (4 replies)
... There are a lot of reasons for low Hemoglobin, and one is that lupus is breaking it down. There are a lot of reasons actually. You should ask the physician why he believes it was so low and double check that number. Good luck! ... (2 replies)
... Has anyone had experience with having very low hemoglobin problems with their lupus and if so, how was it treated and how did it effect your health/lupus.
I'm just looking for some understanding on this topic.
Kathryn (2 replies)
... false negative rate, it has a very low false positive rate.If your test score is techically negative but close to the postive or equivocal rate, than you should suspect Lyme Disease. ... (8 replies)
... ing one doctor said and when I went for a second opinion they didn't agree. That is the way it has been with each diagnosis so far. Now the immunologist thinks lupus cerebritis, the interal med dr thinks it is some type of cerebritis and I see the neurologist on the 5th for his thoughts. ... (8 replies)
... of people with lupus are anemic at some point. ... (1 replies)
... I have had so many blood tests and now find out my Vit D is at 7 and my potassium level is at 3.9, my hemoglobin is at 8.2, total serum protien is at 6.3. ... (3 replies)
... My wbc count is low for the 3rd time in a row. My hemoglobin slipped from a 11 to a 9 and my platelet count is elevated I dont have that number. ... (15 replies)
... Yes, low hemoglobin/anemia is often caused by lupus. However it can also be caused by a few other things such as a vitamin or iron deficiency, a hormone deficiency, other AI diseases besides lupus, etc. Hope this helped :)
-Erica (1 replies)
... Hi all. I just received a copy of the blood work results taken by the rheumatologist.
It appears that all that was done was a CBC, urinalysis, and an ANA screen. It does appear as though since my ANA was only 1:40, speckled pattern, that the rheumatologist did not do any further antibody screening.
Everything else appears normal, although my hemoglobin and my MCHC (?)... (10 replies)
... do you have a lupus Dx and, if so, what meds do you take for it? ... (8 replies)
... I have lupus myself. So, I've suspected for some time that something was wrong. ... (4 replies)
... ure where I should be posting but I thought you might be able to help. I just found out that I have some abnormal bloodwork again. My sister was diagnosed with lupus even though her tests were never positive. Because she had so many symptoms of lupus her Dr. put her on plaquenil and her symptoms went away within a few weeks. ... (4 replies)
... I want to thank everyone for any information they have given me it has been helpful. Now, for an update. I have low hemoglobin and red bloodcell count has anyone with Lupus ever had this? ... (1 replies)
... I'm guessing you mean other than the ANA, C3 and C4, Lupus coag, etc. The only thing I can think of that would show up in a routine blood test is some of the distortions with the red blood cells. ... (1 replies)
... I also think that Lupus related anemia is not the typical anemia we think of (low hemoglobin or hemotocrit), as least for the diagnostic aspect....
This is the diagnostic type anemia>>>>Blood abnormalities (hemolytic anemia, low white cell counts, low platelet counts) (6 replies)
... Hemoglobin 10.3 Low " " 12. ... (10 replies)
... she had 2 near fainting spells about a month apart, low blood pressure was found when we took her to the ER after the second time. ... (16 replies)
Hi ya'll... It's been a few weeks since I've been on here. Had surgery Dec. 9th (recovered now) then the holidays and these last 2 weeks have been running in circles trying to dig up old records, receipts, calling docs asking for receipts and so much more........ because my tax preparer who did my 2002 tax return was found to have been involved in fraudulent... (1 replies)
... Yes, the speckled pattern can correlate with Lupus and another autoimmune disease going on together. ... (8 replies)