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... If you have possible Lupus, then you are more predisposed to a syndrome called Antiphospholipid Syndrome. It can occur with Lupus or without, and is also known as sticky blood. ... (0 replies)
... Welcome to the board! First off, thank you for sharing your symptoms with us. I know how frustrating it is to have these wacky symptoms that no one knows what to do with! Your symptoms are very similar to Lupus, so I want to direct you to the main Lupus board here and look at the top of the board. ... (3 replies)
... Firstly I want to say how dreadfully sorry I am for the loss of your babies. I also have APS and this has resulted in the same thing happening to me. I do have lupus and have had it for over 30 years. ... (6 replies)

Apr 14, 2005
... First of all, you can have Lupus in the absence of the blood work being positive. There are MANY tests that can be done to diagnose Lupus but there also is a small population of patients that have Lupus but DONT have the blood work! ... (4 replies)
Possible lupus?!?!
Oct 28, 2004
... Its unbelievable how much your story sounds like mine!! I have Lupus, and a blood clotting disorder called Antiphospholipid Syndrome or "Hughes Syndrome". MS mimiks Hughes Syndrome BIG time so a patient can have similar symptoms to MS and be misdiagnosed with it. ... (17 replies)
Jun 21, 2004
... When I read your posting about your doctor, I gritted my teeth immensly! Some doctors are such idiots that I want to bash their heads against a wall! There is not ONE single test for Lupus. ... (14 replies)
... It does sound suspicious and Lupus could very well be the culprit. When a person with Lupus uses hormone replacements it can cause the body to go haywire also. The fact that you have a positive ANA warrents more testing for sure. I would see if you can get into a Rheumatologist. ... (8 replies)
... Gosh, I've never had someone so excited to see my urine before!!! Hee hee. Now that puts it into perspective. I thought I had like one or two symptoms. Poooo! What exactly would they do for me? ... (9 replies)
... You guys are too sweet!!! I would feel badly if I didn't help you! The Lord has given me the knowledge so I am lucky enough to be able to help you all!! ... (9 replies)
... Lupus there are blood markers that identify if the patient has Lupus or not. If the patients don't have the blood markers, then they can search for other clues to see if Lupus is present. ... (5 replies)
Possible Lupus?
Apr 6, 2005
... Your story sounds SO familiar, and I bet a million people would agree with me. It does sound to me like you have Lupus symptoms. You are NOT crazy first of all, nor are you a hypocondriac. ... (3 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)
... Fifteen patients were followed for a mean of 7 years. Smooth, indurated, nonscarring, pink to violaceous papules, plaques, or nodules, devoid of surface changes were distributed on sun exposed sites. ... (0 replies)
... Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.... everyone that comes on this board often knows how I feel about doctors that try and blame EVERYTHING on the patient!!!! ... (8 replies)
... It sure does sound like your sister has Lupus! You dont need to have the blood work positive to have it, although many doctors focus TOO MUCH on that blood work!! ... (9 replies)
Ana 1:1280
Nov 21, 2012
... making this is. The evaluation, tests, etc. can take a few weeks to yield answers, hopefully firm answers, but sometimes only preliminary... ... (1 replies)
... Was urinalysis done to check for renal impairment? ... (5 replies)
... There's also a sticky with the criteria used to diagnose lupus. ... (6 replies)
... welcome. Do you know how why were Dx'ed with Von Willebrands? ... (5 replies)
... venom. I believe ALL of these have to do with APS rather than lupus. ... (3 replies)

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