Hi there. I am currently in the process of being diagnosed with Lupus. After suffering months with joint pain, especially in my hands, I finally went to my PCP and he ordered blood work. After an elevated SED rate and a positive ANA, he ordered an Anti-DNA Double Stranded with also came up positive. I am waiting for my first appointment with a Rheumy as I have other symptoms to include the Malar rash. Just scared.
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