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  1. Thread: ANA test

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    Ah that explains it! Thank you.

    Ah that explains it! Thank you.
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    I tried to get a number but she said there wasn't...

    I tried to get a number but she said there wasn't one. Grrr!
  3. Thread: ANA test

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    I called the doctors today, just in case. They...

    I called the doctors today, just in case. They said the result is negative. I asked what the level was but they could only tell me it says level C. This doesn't make sense and means nothing to me....
  4. Thread: ANA test

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    Thanks, I'll phone the doctors again on Monday.

    Thanks, I'll phone the doctors again on Monday.
  5. Thread: ANA test

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    ANA test

    Hi all

    Does anyone know how long it usually takes to get ANA test results?
    Phoned the surgery today to get results of tests done a week ago, the ANA wasn't among the results they had. Wondered...
  6. Can these be diagnosed? Does it cause permanent...

    Can these be diagnosed? Does it cause permanent damage?
  7. I had no idea. I've never knowingly been...

    I had no idea. I've never knowingly been allergic to anything but hey, if it's an allergy and the anti histamines work, that's the best sort of news and I'm happy. Anything to be free of these...
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    Another thing, when letters are used in short I...

    Another thing, when letters are used in short I usually struggle to remember what they stand for. I'm finding they are used a lot on the forum. I'll have to write myself a list!

    My granny had...
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    I went away for a weekend leaving a dictaphone at...

    I went away for a weekend leaving a dictaphone at home with two days work in, ready to take to the office to be typed on my return. My landlord used the weekend to fix my bathroom ceiling. When I...
  10. Your description of trying to run under water is...

    Your description of trying to run under water is a good one. I've thought of it like trying to run through glue or as though someone has tied concrete blocks to my feet. Also as though a heavy...
  11. I think I understand how you feel. I used to...

    I think I understand how you feel. I used to feel terribly guilty and thought people would think I was lazy. When I had fatigue at its worst I could just about manage to struggle into my clothes,...
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    Marla It sounds like you've done incredibly...

    Marla

    It sounds like you've done incredibly well.

    I have a degree and professional chartership; letters after my name ...... but you might have trouble believing it if you saw me in my current...
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    It must have been a shock to find you'd been...

    It must have been a shock to find you'd been living and managing with an illness; had you known earlier maybe you could have been more comfortable with yourself knowing you were at some disadvantage,...
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    My problem isn't as severe as yours but I...

    My problem isn't as severe as yours but I regularly substitute words starting with the same letter, eg I'm trying to remember a name and maybe pick Carol instead of Claire - causes much difficulty...
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    Thanks Linda Looking back I don't think I have...

    Thanks Linda

    Looking back I don't think I have been free of symptoms, I seem to have mind related symptoms such as severe headaches, anxiety, concentration lapses, occasional speach problems, some...
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    This sounds all too familiar. I have trouble...

    This sounds all too familiar.

    I have trouble with my reading and writing sometimes too. I can look at a page and just can't take in its content. Sometimes when I write, words get all mixed up...
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    Good progress this morning. The nurse agreed to...

    Good progress this morning. The nurse agreed to add the ANA test to the routine inflamation indicator tests the GP suggested.

    I had great fun reading the 'You know if you have brain fog...'...
  18. Thread: Lupus and CIN

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    Pre cancerous cells on the cervix, what they test...

    Pre cancerous cells on the cervix, what they test for when you have your smear. I've had three operations to have them removed. Next check up is in March and I'm dreading it!
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    I have to have a referral from the GP to get to...

    I have to have a referral from the GP to get to the rhuemy. It's been a long time since I saw one and I've been discharged and moved since so sadly I can't just go back to the old one. I might be...
  20. Thread: Lupus and CIN

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    Lupus and CIN

    I can't see how to search the forum, so sorry if this has been on here before.

    Does anyone know anything about CIN and whether having lupus is a factor in the treatment and prognosis?
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    Thanks Mari I'm feeling somewhat distressed,...

    Thanks Mari

    I'm feeling somewhat distressed, you have confirmed my fears.

    There are some things that I have worried about over the years such as having the most terrible memory and...
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    Hi, another new member

    Hi all

    I'm not sure what I'm doing here but an internet search led me to the forum.

    I was diagnosed with Lupus 18 years ago and then about two years after when I was much better I was told that...
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