Posted 10/15/2009 3:33 PM (GMT -6)
Finally!! A lifetime of symptoms - and because they never seemed to fit...and in this past year of blood tests - all negative - eventually my doctor takes an ANF - I was in the hospital 4 times in two weeks - with kidney pain, blood and protein in urine and have been on steroids but am reducing - to be told by consultants repeatedly before the ANF nothing wrong as mostly other results negative. The relief is overwhelming. I have no idea if it is lupus or CTD etc but am referred to urologist and rheumatoid specialist also.