I have a wbc of 9.88 and ana of 1:40 my dr. belives i have lupus due to this and body pain. she is referring me to a specialist do u think its lupus?
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Specializes in Rheumatology
Not specific: The WBC is normal. The low positive ANA is not helpful and cannot establish a diagnosis of lupus, especially in the face of a non-specific symptom such as body pain. Referral to rheumatologist is an excellent idea as there are many possible diagnoses.
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