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... The "stickies" are pretty abbreviated. You could find fuller explanations of the criteria in hardcovers, etc. ... (42 replies)
... I tried to tell my doctor but she wouldn't listen. So I found a new doctor. He sent me for labs on Friday April 10th and here's all the labs he wants. Ana , dsdna, anti smi , anti ro, anti lag, anti phospholipid ab, complete level on all ( labs will only say negative here and not show the number if there is one that's low) Also sed rate, thyroxine tsh 3rd gen and C-reactive... (3 replies)
... welcome. Yes, it's possible to have lupus without a positive ANA. Lupus has distinct "subsets" into which some patients fall tidily, while others have symptoms that cross the subsets. ... (3 replies)

... It's possible to have lupus without a positive ANA. ... (5 replies)
... headache, cluster headache and migraine can be encountered and a strong history of teenage migraine may be of Lupus significance, either at the time or subsequently. ... (2 replies)
Can anyone help?
Jun 3, 2008
... within the ACR criteria. ... (5 replies)
... Have you seen the "sticky post" that contains the ACR criteria for lupus? ... (3 replies)
... Syndrome who experience extremely dry eyes. But, that doesn't mean that everyone with lupus has it. ... (43 replies)
Still No Diagnosis
Jan 28, 2008
... Look at the ACR diagnostic criteria. ... (8 replies)
Jan 28, 2007
... I know someone for whom "rhupus" was suspected. She had a low positive RF but did NOT fulfill the ACR criteria for RA. But she DID fulfill the lupus ACR criteria. Since she'd tested positive for antiphospholipid syndrome, she was really rattled when her RF came back positive. ... (8 replies)
What is it
Jun 4, 2005
... There are three main types of lupus rashes, each strongly associated, but NOT EXCLUSIVEY, with a lupus subset. We have been talking about putting together a "sticky post" on rashes, but we don't have one yet. ... (25 replies)
... I had this problem starting when my lupus symptoms were on the rise, i.e., before starting Plaquenil. ... (8 replies)
... How about those "alternative lupus criteria" in the sticky posts? ... (19 replies)
... Hi. One reason that rheumatologists don't move as quickly as we might expect is that they usually use the ACR criteria in evaluating for lupus. ... (8 replies)
... only depending on your lab levels. To put your lab results into context, you really do need the reference ranges. Also, there are OTHER tests typically run when lupus is suspected, so you'd want to know what ELSE was run. Could you procure hardcopy of your labs? ... (28 replies)
... formal criteria are in one of the lists. ... (2 replies)
... so you're starting out MUCH smarter than I did! Main thing is choosing a rheumatologist who knows lupus in its many guises. ... (11 replies)
ANA weak positive
May 21, 2008
... I'm only a patient, so I can't guess whether you have lupus in addition to your thyroid condition... ... (6 replies)
... at the top of the thread list that contains the ACR criteria. ... (13 replies)
... Dear Windycity, Yes, you can have SOME FORM of lupus without a positive ANA. Why? ... (7 replies)

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