Achy joints (arthralgia)
Frequent fevers of more than 100 degrees F.
Arthritis (swollen joints)
Prolonged or extreme fatigue
Pain in the chest on deep breathing (pleurisy)
Butterfly-shaped rash across the cheek and nose
Sun or light sensitivity (photosensitivity)
Abnormal blood clotting problems
Reynaud's phenomenon (fingers turning white and/or blue in the cold)
Mouth or nose ulcers
Arthralgia? Check. Kidney involvement? Check. Photosensitivity? Check. Reynauds? Check. +ANA? Check.
Oh. My. God.
I need to get to my rheumatologist as soon as possible.
I think I have lupus.