A 27-year-old female asked:
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ana +1:320 homogeneous&speckled. anapanel all<.02 except dsdna was 4. pain, extreme fatigue, mouth&nose sores.dr said too young to have lupus? 27 yr old

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Lupus can occur in children. It would probably be best at this point to see a rheumatologist to see whether or not you have lupus.
Answered on Sep 7, 2013
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
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it never hurts to seek a second opinion
Sep 5, 2013
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Doc is wrong: The doctor is wrong. You can have lupus at any age and you do not need a positive dna antibody to have lupus. Get a 2nd opinion.
Answered on Sep 5, 2013
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