I've been having issues for years with fatigue and pain mainly in my neck and hands and various infections. Now I have a red rash on my

I've been having issues for years with fatigue and pain mainly in my neck and hands and various infections. Now I have a red rash on my

face. This blood workup (this is third one all with negative results) and it was positive for ANA and ANTI-DNA DS. Being referred to rheumotologist for another workup. Everything I have read has pointed to Lupus. My doctor just called and she just said it warranted more testing. Just wondering what other tests are there?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Example of part of Avise panel and autoantibodies , erythrocyte bound c4d Abd b lymphocyte bound c4d are also very specific to sle

edited, originally posted 4 months ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

The avise panel is a pretty targeted and accurate test that will rule out sle and other auto immune diseases that are similar , it checks specific autoantibodies that are connected to certain autoimmune diseases

posted 4 months ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

My appt. Isn't until the 4th, and I'm having a flare up. My anxiety and stress is giving me headaches. This is awful they make you wait 2 weeks.

posted 4 months ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Thank you very much! I see a few I haven't had done. It's frustrating being in limbo and waiting for a possible diagnosis.

posted 4 months ago
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