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Check out the thread Lupus 101 (link below) if you haven't already. You will find that Lupus is diagnosed by having at least 4 of the 11 diagnosing symptoms, not by lab tests.
I assume it's the rheumy you will see again in 10 days? He should be able to get you some treatment to help relive your symptoms.
Lynnwood, Lupus & Sjogren's Moderator, Dx: 2000DIAGNOSING LUPUS & HW's LUPUS 101
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