Yes, it could certainly be lupus. But lupus mimicks so many other diseases too. What put me in the hospital where I got my diagnosis was heart and blood related symptoms too. I had severe heart palpitations, and I was chronically anemic. I also had inflammation of the lining of the lungs (peurisy).
Yes, Raynaud's Phenomenon would make your fingers purple. Your toes too sometimes.
Your story sounds so much like my experience. I saw internal med specialists, endos, infectious disease specialists. I think I saw every specialist out there!
I'm glad you have a primary that will really get the ball rolling. That's key. Let us know how else we can help you!
I can do anything through Jesus Christ who strengthens me. I have learned in whatever state I am in,to be content. Phillipians 4:11-13
33 years old. Diagnosed with lupus in 2000. Fibromyalgia, anti-phospholipid syndrome(APS)(stroke),Sjogren's, Raynaud's, seizure disorder-(miraclulously disappeared!), Libman Sach's Endocarditis, vasculitis, sacroiliitis, arthritis (neck) . Prednisone, Imuran, Coumadin, Clobazam, Amitriptyline, didrocal, monopril, calcium, Cykolokapron, multi-vitamin, vitamin D, Magnesium, vitamin B6, Acidophilus