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... He said I was positive for lupus dsdna. I was not surprised, it was the 3rd anti dsdna test. ... (6 replies)
... ing throbbing kidney pain, I'd certainly get into urgent care, PCP urgent visit, or rheum urgent visit, or ER if its causing vomitting, bubbly urine, dark urine, swelling also. ... (8 replies)
... Hi. What has your doctor said? If you haven't already, I'd ask ASAP (today). I believe lupus nephritis doesn't cause pain, at least not until it goes very deep, at which point you'd see signs such as swelling, problematic breathing, abnormal BUN & creatinine on your blood labs, etc. I think you need a doctor to look at everything, incl. common culprits like infection,... (8 replies)

... I've started noticing a pattern. I get cold sores, I started getting them more frequently when all joint pain and swelling started. ... (2 replies)
... I was diagnosed 6 years ago with Lupus SLE. ... (0 replies)
Good Complements?
Sep 28, 2014
... RNP, usually at low levels, compared to those seen in MCTD. Her finger swelling may have been why the rheum was leaning toward MCTD as a diagnosis, but I think it will take a little longer for the problem to declare itself. ... (35 replies)
Good Complements?
Sep 27, 2014
... Rheumy said itís MCTD and not lupus!! Her rationale being a positive RNP (4.8) and normal/good complement levels (even though dsdna is positive and the symptom were limited to joint pain, minor finger swelling, and faigue). She was not concerned about increasing level of dsdna in 5 weeks (from 20 to 34, normal <4) because of normal kidney function test, no protein and no... (35 replies)
Good Complements?
Sep 23, 2014
... Now back to Mobic only, the hand swelling is back but the joint pain and fatigue is kind of OK! ... (35 replies)
... wing blood test results are not positive for Lupus. That is contradictory to everything I have read. This all started with 2 skin biopsies on my face that showed lupus erythematosus as a differential diagnosis along with lichenoid perifolliculitis as the primary diagnosis in both of the 2 biopsies. ... (2 replies)
... 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)
... point to the direction of lupus but she is not sure yet and needs more information . ... (35 replies)
... thus complements may NEVER go low, plus lupus meds act to disrupt such things. ... (35 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)


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