... So here's the long and short of it, I've been presenting symptoms of an auto immune disease for quite some time. Most recently my symptoms seem to be those of lupus but my blood work is conflicting. ... (32 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! ... (1 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)
... I think kidney biopsy could both confirm the lupus dx AND assign a "stage" of kidney involvement. I'd probably want one, to confirm, as other conditions can cause kidney malfunction, high BP, etc. ... (6 replies)
... proteinuria, hypertension and low plaquette conunt thats why everything is getting back to normal. ... (6 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)
... sore throats, the skin on my chest is very sensitive to the sun and will itch after sun exposure, and frequent low grade fevers usually around 100 degrees. In August I went through a routine physical because I changed GPs. This is when the fun began... ... (22 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)