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Dr. Divya Agarwal MD

I was diagnosed with SLE Lupus 20 years ago. I cannot take steroids because they bother my stomach ... to be sure, when I get an ANA test done now once a year it comes back negative. My question is two fold ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Divya Agarwal ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Suresh Heijebu MD

. I am worried I have Lupus disease and the reason I think it’s Lupus because two years ago I started to get rashes like people have with Lupus disease. They showed up on my face( butterfly rash ), my... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suresh Heijebu ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ornela Ademovi MD

, but again I thought my Lupus was getting worse. My mom came for 2 months while I recovered from 4th back ...Hello, I have Lupus and I have been extremely ill since I rented and moved into a basement ... View answer

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Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

Going through extensive testing. Came back positive for Lupus SLE and trying to discern what all the lab results mean before I meet with Rheumatologist May 1. My WBC was 3-5. In theory I know that means ... View answer

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Dr. Naval Mendiratta MD

dear dr Naval thanks for the follow up. I got bit delayed answering you. As you remember the protien- creatinine ratio was 700 when I reported ulast. About a week back we checked again and we found ... View answer

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Dr.     Shruti Rijhwani MD

I have had test run to see if I had RA and all test came back normal but they said my levels for lupus were high, but that I amy not have lupus either and to go see a rhumatoligist . I looked up ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Alokkalyani MD

i might have lupus. i went to my family dr they ran a ana it came back negative. but the dermatal did a biopsy on my face it came back positive for lupus. now they say i need to go to a nother... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Alokkalyani ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

Hi I have been running a low grade fever for a couple of months almost everyday. I have been tested for lupus, r.a, thyroid, infection and mono. All tests come back good. Due to go back and get a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

I m an immune mess...lupus, crest, APS, etc. My creantin came back high 6 months ago, it came back at 1.12 today. I know that isn t horrible, but is it an indication of? Infection, stones, weakness ... View answer

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Dr.  Alokkalyani MD

I AM 53 YEARS OLD i HAVE A HISTORY OF LUPUS i HAVE BEEN HAVING PAIN IN MY ESOPHAGUS WHEN i TAKE A DEEP BREATH IN i AN NOT SURE IF IT IS MY ESOPHAGUS OR MY CHEST iT HURTS MORE WHEN i LEAN BACK ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Alokkalyani ( Rheumatologist)

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Dr.  Praveen Tayal MD

Hello. Thanks for writing to us. Lupus can cause musculoskeletal symptoms like body aches and pains. Taking mild pain killers will help. I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you....

Dr.  Praveen Tayal MD

Yes. Steroids can be given locally to reduce the inflammation. The effect is seen after a week and usually provides relief for 8-10 weeks.