Hello, my name is Kelly an I'm 40 years old. I'm exhausted all the time some days I can barely hold my head up. I hurt consistently. I have a red under the skin lacy like rash started My upper chest right under neck an has spread under skin up neck an across cheeks an nose gets worse in sun light.My bones grind stick an swell an give out completely I have stage 2 kidney disease with protienuria. Some days I can't lift my arm due to pain an weakness longest was over a month Drs said osteoarthritis. Memory comes an goes. I have svt of the heart. I have had shingles twice confirmed. I break out in hives if in sun more than 10 mins. I can't handle brightness from sun in my eyes as well. I have a band like tightness in my lungs. I have neuropathy an meralgia paresthica there are too many to list lol but my question is a positive Ana an positive for anti double stranded dna with kidney disease an all else that is going on is it lupus?? Neurologist says yes Pcm not there yet neurologist has tried to get Pcm to send me to rheumatologist since January an said if this positive test doesn't get her attention I need to locate another Dr I've suffered for 6 years with issues I haven't mentioned yet.