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... About six months ago, the knuckles on my hands started swelling enough to where it was difficult to do basic things, so I went to see my GP, who knew my history of joint pain and she did some blood work. ... (5 replies)
... my doctors are now at the point where they wont order any further testing and they have completely ruled out lupus as a diagnosis. ... (12 replies)
... I have lupus with possible ra. It's been a tough year. I lost my job and all my great doctors. I had to start the "doctor search" all over. It's been awful!!! ... (0 replies)

... It can be positive in autoimmune hashimotos: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1765977 If there was a connective tissue disease present as well, most people are going to have something more to prove so. Your WBC or RBC could be low. Platelets might be messed up. Inflammatory markers (ESR, CPK) may be elevated. There are a bunch of different blood tests that can be done... (2 replies)
... panniculitis. It is inflammation of the subcutaneous tissue and causes redness, sometimes swelling and tenderness. There is no rash that can be felt per se, ie, not scaly, rough, etc. Just red. ... (2 replies)
... reactive protien, high sed rate. He diagnosed Lupus SLE and I was treated with 10mg prednisone and plaquenil. I didn't feel any better after months and was still in what I would say bad shape. ... (4 replies)
... have many of your sympotoms except the occasional pleurisy. I have joint pain and swelling. Headaches, fatigue, thyroid problems, some rashes but not the typical Lupus rash, and very high fevers that came on like clock work every two weeks. ... (6 replies)
Lupus?!?
Apr 22, 2014
... He said we were on a watch and wait. I am now experiencing low grade temps for almost two weeks and more joint pain and swelling and headaches ranging in severity daily. I am going back to see him Wednesday. ... (2 replies)
Lupus and Kidney
Mar 17, 2014
... Later, people can get other symptoms like swelling, fluid in the lungs or abdomen, anemia, low calcium, etc. but that is usually after years of kidney problems. Lupus patients do get kidney pain sometimes from infection or kidney stones, so I would certainly get in to see your Dr. right away to check for that. ... (1 replies)
Finger swelling
Mar 2, 2014
... This type of inflammation is common in lupus, particularly the periungual redness and swelling (below and around the base of nail). It would be good to see a rheumatologist and take these pictures with you. The heat is from the inflammation, and being seen during one of these episodes would be the best time to get evaluated. (2 replies)
Finger swelling
Mar 2, 2014
... D I believe lupus and the other AI's tend to cause SYMMETRICAL pain, swelling, etc. ... (2 replies)
Finger swelling
Mar 1, 2014
... octor to start with, as I'm not sure what is going on with me. Was hoping maybe someone could give me some input on whether this looks like it could be a sign of lupus or not. For the past 7 years, three fingers in my right hand swell up randomly. It happens only a few times a year and I don't know what triggers it. ... (2 replies)
... Argh the pressure is back. Really severe & only when I lie down. It feels like swelling. It definitely is not the Plaquenil. I have a call in to the rheumatologist. (6 replies)
... Thanks for your reply Vee! Sorry about your cold. :( Strangely enough, the swollen feeling went away after about 12 hours. My head still feels a little funny, but it looks like it might have been the Plaquenil, which isn't good because it was helping me. I'm going to call my doctor this morning to see how to proceed. For the benefit of others reading, I just wanted to... (6 replies)
... Hi. My Plaquenil Rx printout mentions drowsiness & ear ringing as possible side effects, but not anything that looks quite like the sensation of scalp swelling. But I'll mention that I'm now battling the oddest head cold I've ever had. It's odd because it took really long---8 days---of puffy sinuses, ear ringing & a slight problem with balance plus that "pumpkin head"... (6 replies)
... Twelve years ago, I was tested for Lupus after symptoms of joint pain. My ANA test came back positive and no diagnosis was made because of no other symptoms. ... (1 replies)
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... This whole lupus thing has got me totally confused. The one thing she did say she was very concerned about was my iritis because that is normally autoimmune. ... (21 replies)
... I was weaker and my flexibility was gone. I figured it was the time off but instead of getting better I got worse. I have been gaining weight constantly and the swelling is out of control. If I am doing something repetitively with the hands I over heat and my wrists and fingers will swell and I will sweat terribly. ... (5 replies)
... sufficient to diagnose lupus. Instead lupus is dx'ed by the 11 criteria you may find in the "sticky posts". ... (8 replies)


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