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Confused About Getting A Diagnosis, Taking A Long Time

Confused About Getting A Diagnosis, Taking A Long Time

Good afternoon I’m hoping someone here can help me. I’m 22 and have been seeing 4 specialist for separate issues (gastroenterologist for IBS and chronic gastritis, neurologist for infected nerve and weird fuzzy feeling in head, ENT for hearing loss, a cardiologist for my heart going out of rhythm sometimes and now I need to see a pulmonologist for a dull aching pain in my lungs and I cough up mucus quiet often). I also have periods where I will go weeks with a horrible pain in my joints and so… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member said:


My ANA came back positive. But my lupus one came back negative. I still got diagnosed with lupus because i had 4+ symptoms. They can also go off of that. It sounds like you are headed in the right direction. Its very frustrating waitint to get in to see a rheumatologist but believe me, itll be worth it. I hope you get to feeling better soon

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