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... ed a set of diagnostic criteria...if at least 4 of the 11 criteria develop at one time or individually over any period of observation, then the patient is likely to have SLE however, a diagnosis of SLE can be made in a patient having fewer than four of these symptoms. ... (1 replies)
... March, I had already had a positive ANA test, and a couple bouts with a terribly swollen and extremely painful swollen gland behind my right ear. My new GP said to me "honey, I think you have Lupus". ... (2 replies)
... First of all, this board is designed for people to share their experiences with others and to be supportive to others. Every post I've read of yours is negative and over bearing. ... (43 replies)

... Rebeccajane, just want to say hi and welcome. ... (9 replies)
... It truly must be such a frustrating time for you and everyone else who is in the process of trying to get diagnosed. This is just some helpful, I hope, information that might just shed a little light on why things can take so long. ... (14 replies)
Lupus or Not
Mar 20, 2007
... Look at the top of the thread list for the posts with padlock symbols. See the one titled "criteria to diagnose lupus"? ... (5 replies)
... permanent info post" called "Criteria to Diagnose Lupus"? ... (3 replies)
... Hi, EStevens. I was found to be Ro-positive (finally) in summer 2000 and was Dx'ed with "subacute cutaneous lupus erythmatosus", abbreviated (in the confusing world of lupus) as "SCLE". SCLE is considered the intermediate subset of lupus, typically worse than DLE (discoid lupus) but often NOT as wide-ranging as SLE (although in some patients, it can be). With a positive... (2 replies)
Being diagnosed
Apr 28, 2005
... ing with GLEE that they are testing you for Lupus. The symptoms that you describe are very typical with Lupus. There are also many misconceptions when it comes to Lupus and I will try and get you on the right 'road' to understanding Lupus a bit better. ... (15 replies)
... While only your rheumatologist can diagnose lupus, these two findings seem in the SLE ballpark. When do you see him next? ... (3 replies)
... on October 26th. The appointment went really well and I got some very good news but I'm afraid I'm more confused than ever and wondering what to do next. Sorry this may be long but here it is.... ... (9 replies)
Test results
Feb 27, 2014
... of itself, ANA doesn't diagnose anything. ... (9 replies)
... of SLE patients also have UC. ... (7 replies)
... These are typically used for diagnosing, too. Doctors typically want to see 4 or more before making the dx. ... (3 replies)
... Sometimes very dry. Other days, mildly so. I have corneal scars, etc. Have had rose bengal staining done and my corneas are messed up. Doctor doesn't plan to do lip biopsy as I don't have enough symptoms to put me on medications. So he's not rushing to do that. ... (7 replies)
Dec 16, 2012
... you generally have to meet 4 or more of 11 criteria. ... (3 replies)
... So if doctors can FAIL to diagnose, I bet it's as likely that they can MISDIAGNOSE. ... (7 replies)
... One contains the ACR criteria used for classifying lupus. ... (2 replies)
... Like you, I have several symptoms of lupus, but I don't meet enough of the clinical criteria so my rheumatologist said he won't say I have it, but won't say I don't. ... (12 replies)
... like I was wasting her time, so I am happily with my current rheumie who has labeled me with a "systematic rheumatic condition" because I don't fit enough of the criteria for Lupus and may lean towards Sjorgrens and RA. ... (8 replies)

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