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... A few weeks later, I went to a teaching hospital in Boston, whose lupus clinic was recommended to me. There, I saw a medical fellow who examined me and was under the supervision of one of the hospital's top lupus doctors. ... (10 replies)
... Should I go in and say honestly that I've been concerned about lupus, have been tracking my symptoms, and have compared them with the ACR criteria? ... (10 replies)
... if more people with lupus were thoroughly tested for Sjogren's. ... (1 replies)

... That said, some criteria are so characteritistic of ONLY lupus, that they'd point to a Dx for some specialists. e.g. ... (4 replies)
... systemic lupus, which I think of as "classic lupus". The ACR criteria describe this kind. People with SLE have met 4 or more criteria in their lifetime, but not necessarily all at once. ... (3 replies)
... Were you warned that most people with lupus must make serious changes re UV, such as avoiding midday sun, wearing sunblock with high SPF, hats with brims, long leggings, and long sleeves? ... (9 replies)
... welcome. My understanding of ANA is exactly what GoldenWings posted. Since she covered that aspect, I'll take up another one, the ACR criteria for diagnosing systemic lupus. ... (2 replies)
... of the ACR criteria. ... (25 replies)
Could it be Lupus?
Oct 16, 2011
... All have useful info, incl. symptoms, how lupus is diagnosed, reading suggestions, etc. ... (3 replies)
Lupus test
Jul 22, 2012
... experienced, YES you can have lupus without a positive ANA, in certain defined ways. ... (9 replies)
... Melissa, Hello & welcome. I'm sorry about your symptoms & test results. First off, have you been put on any meds? And is your dr. a rheumatologist? Next, have you done any reading on lupus? You could start with the "sticky posts" (permanent info posts) at the top of the thread list. One lists the ACR criteria for Dx'ing systemic lupus (SLE). These criteria strict:... (2 replies)
... the ACR criteria, developed by Dr. ... (1 replies)
Oct 20, 2012
... current rashes for years that should have spelled lupus, had my local dermatologists been familiar with the rash type I had. i.e., I had enough to create a solid lupus Dx. ... (3 replies)
... is seen in both lupus and Sjogren's syndrome. I tested positive for it but was diagnosed only with lupus. However, it is possible to have both. ... (2 replies)
Skin Lupus?
Dec 31, 2006
... Hi, Northmackinaw. A big welcome to you! Lupus has 5 main types. ... (9 replies)
Lupus rash
Aug 31, 2004
... and tends not to scar or depigment. Diagnosis requires at least "4" of the "4 of 11" ACR SLE criteria. ... (16 replies)
... For lupus, the main thing is how many ACR criteria a patient fulfills. ... (3 replies)
... Now look again at the ACR criteria for SLE. Only several above "make" the criteria list, because only they are considered "specific" enough to be on the list. ... (7 replies)
... the ACR criteria, and an eminent British rheumie's "alternative criteria". ... (2 replies)
... In same vein, RA has its own ACR criteria, which I don't know off the top of my head. ... (7 replies)

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