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I have a butterfly rash on my face and a positive ana test. a rheumatologist said he doesn't think it's lupus. should i get a second opinion?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
It's your right: to have a second opinion, and trust your rheumatologist too, Lupus isn't an easy disease to be confirmed, there are certain criteria for the diagnosis, rheumatologist are expert at such, good luck
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