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Old 03-12-2010, 09:05 PM   #1
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what doctor do i need to see for a diagnosis of lupus?

what doctor do i need to see for a diagnosis of lupus?

 
Old 03-25-2010, 04:41 PM   #2
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Re: what doctor do i need to see for a diagnosis of lupus?

rhematologist

 
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Old 03-25-2010, 05:24 PM   #3
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Re: what doctor do i need to see for a diagnosis of lupus?

My GP diagnosed mine and then sent me to a Rheumatologist.

 
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Re: what doctor do i need to see for a diagnosis of lupus?

I went to an immunologist.

 
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Re: what doctor do i need to see for a diagnosis of lupus?

Rheumatologist and dermatopathologist (= dermatologist/pathologist, does his own labwork). Post more if you want to, OK? Best wishes, Vee

 
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Re: what doctor do i need to see for a diagnosis of lupus?

You need to see a board certified Rheumatologist, preferebly one that deals with Lupus big time. I got diagnosed by a GP and he immediately sent me to a Rheumatologist as the GP would not accept me as a patient. My Rheumatologist is a very good doctor. I have Lupus SLE and have had it since the age of 5. I am now 51. Good luck.

 
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