I’ve been back and forward from my doctors for the last year having various blood work done but after today’s consultation I thought I would post on here as it’s the first time I’ve been given some indication of a condition. The past 3 blood tests (last 8 months) for my antibodies have down positive anti nuclear antibodies (not sure of the exact levels) but it’s been consistent.
I have a variation of symptoms which seem to match what the NHS site lists for lupus here are the ones I have:
Skin rash across nose and cheeks, Anaemia, Fatigue, Feverish, Swollen Glands, Light and sound sensitivity, Sun sensitivity (hot days), Brain fog, Joint pain (hips and wrists), Poor circulation in hands and feet along with some others but I can’t think of them off the top of my head.
I feel like my doctor is repeating tests and I’m not getting anywhere when I was asked if lupus was in the family I couldn’t answer for my dads side as I’ve no idea, he died nearly 6 years ago and weren’t the type to talk illnesses if you get me. Please could someone help me out? My employer seems to understand then get annoyed when I don’t get a diagnosis as my sick record mounts up I’m scared to lose my job.
Thanks for reading