I was given a diagnosis of RA and Lupus. I feel I do not have lupus, no clinical signs. Can a doctor go on blood tests only?I was given a diagnosis of RA and Lupus. I feel I do not have lupus, no clinical signs. Can a doctor go on blood tests only?

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I was given a diagnosis of RA and Lupus and have been treated with plaquenil for many years. I feel I do not have lupus, no clinical signs. Can a doctor go on blood tests only?

I get bouts of Palindromic Rheumatism and take 20 mg prednisone for 3 days and the pain goes away with no residual. In the last few months this has been a little more frequent. I have a bad record for tolerating new meds but I think my rheumatologist is thinking of adding methotextrate. Is there any other med that could be beneficial? I have had RA for 15 years and am 73. So far plaquenil has kept me well most of the time.

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RA and Lupus also sugar diabetes type 2

I was told that the RA and diabetes also tinnitus are the result of having Lupus is this a common factor in Lupus I also have had Multiple Sclerosis for many years so wonder if they are all autoimmune disease s

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