Test results back: No More Lupus!by
I just got back from the rheumatologist and my tests for lupus all came back NEGATIVE! Negative ANA... her “My tests are going to come back negative for lupus and some doctor is going to claim...
It's Never Lupus? May 10 is World Lupus Dayby
If I hear "It's never lupus" one more time I'm going to personally track down the writers... off the stage.
Why does anyone think "it's never lupus" is funny? My only guess is that it's because the word...
Diagnosing Lupus and LupusTestsby
Before receiving any test, it is important to understand that no one test alone can determine a lupus diagnosis. A positive test result does not necessarily mean that you have lupus...
Defending the lupus diagnosisby
on support and education of lupus patients) that "labtests alone cannot give a definite "yes" or "no" answer... was negative, so she now says I don't have lupus. I had many positive ANA test results over the years...
disorder (found by labtests)– anemia (low red blood cell count), leukopenia (low white blood cell count...)
Immunologic disorder (found by labtests)– abnormal anti-double-stranded DNA or anti-Sm, positive...
How Is Lupus Diagnosed?by
Carla U.Lupus is diagnosed using a combination of symptoms and labtests. Your medical history.... But these days they seem to be a bit more hesitant to diagnose people with lupus. Don't know why.