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The ANA Test and SLE lupus by Carla U. Patient Expert diagnosed with lupus. I did have positive ANA at the time. But here's the thing about that ANA test. It is not a perfect, specific yes/ no "lupus test." You can have a positive ANA and *not* have lupus...
Diagnosing Lupus and Lupus Tests by Molly Patient Expert when diagnosing lupus, and because of this, we encourage you inquire about the ANA and DNA testing, which doctors... a stimulated immune system. While most people with lupus have a positive ANA test, most people with a positive...
Defending the lupus diagnosis by Carla U. Patient Expert was negative, so she now says I don't have lupus.  I had many positive ANA test results over the years.... That has NEVER been THE "lupus test." You can have negative ANA and have lupus. You can have positive ANA and NOT have lupus...
Revealing Lupus Lies (HAWMC)- Day 14 by TiffanyAndLupus Patient Expert flares & increased fatigue! Protect yourselves! Lupus Lie #6: "I don't have a positive ANA, so that means I don't have lupus!" Truth: WRONG! You don't need to have a positive ANA to be diagnosed...
"Borderline Positive for Lupus" – What Does That Mean? by Duane P. Patient Expert -nuclear antibody (ANA) test is used as a screening test for lupus. We know that 95 percent of people with lupus have a positive ANA. Therefore, if a person has symptoms of systemic lupus but their ANA test...
Sjogrens vs Lupus: Smackdown by Carla U. Patient Expert in my day, if you had a positive ANA test and 4 of the 11 classic lupus symptoms (see list here http... in lupus. From the angle of living with it for 20 years and trying everything under the sun to deal...
Can Lupus Cause Hepatitis? by Carla U. Patient Expert Dear Allexperts- I was diagnosed back in 1992 with Lupus SLE. They tested me for ANA and other test... negative for ANA after having tested positve? Does Lupus affect the liver and cause hepatitis...
results of lupus survey by Carla U. Patient Expert I set up a survey about lupus on surveymonkey.com, with a limit of 100 respondents. Well... heart rate/pacemaker implant 4) time between 1st lupus Dr. visit and diagnosis: less than 3 months...
House MD — Lupus in Men by Romelette L. Patient Expert In the past episode of House they already discussed about LUPUS, but there was a debate about whether it was LUPUS or not. Well, its really hard to diagnose LUPUS. I remember before I was diagnosed...
Treatments for Lupus: Prednisone by Carla U. Patient Expert When I was diagnosed with lupus by a mainstream doctor, and then sent to a specialist... about all the side effects of prednisone and to me it sounded worse than lupus. But here's what I eventually learned...

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