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I went to the doctor and they did blood work and my ana was postive for lupus some of my blood work didnt show all signs. Im confused don't understand I hurt constantly in my hands and forget things like a brain fart lol I need advice

  1. first of all, let me say that sounds so frustrating. To be in pain and not have concrete answers is something we hear a lot in the community here. The road to a diagnosis can be long, and there is a little more info here about that and tips on how to advocate for yourself: https://lupus.net/living/uncertainties. With the positive ANA test, are you able to see a rheumatologist? - Liz (lupus.net Team Member)

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