Blood test alone make a diagonsis?

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zulily
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   Posted 10/1/2015 8:31 PM (GMT -6)   
When it is said that a diagnosis of lupus is not always made on blood tests alone what are the other ways of making a diagnosis?

Is a burning sensation on the face common in lupus?

Lynnwood
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   Posted 10/1/2015 9:03 PM (GMT -6)   
Lupus is never diagnosed on blood tests alone.

Here are complete explanations of diagnosing Lupus:

www.lupus.org/answers/entry/diagnosing-lupus

www.lupus.org/answers/entry/lupus-diagnostic-criteria
Lynnwood, Lupus & Sjogren's Moderator, Dx: 2002
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zulily
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   Posted 10/1/2015 9:36 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you
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