Hi, while in hospital for another issue, a surgeon asked if I'd ever been tested for SLE? As he'd read my notes, I said no although my sister has had lupus for many yrs. I saw my gp who referred me to a rheumatologist who clinically diagnosed me but wanted me have heaps of blood tests. Just got a copy of letter rheumy sent my gp and says I have a strong ANA test and diagnosed me with Lupus. All seems a little overwhelming.....
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