I am a 34 year old woman that has lupus in my family. However not in my immediate family (parents & siblings) but grandparents and cousins. My grandmothers sister died of lupus, as did my first cousin only 15 years ago when she was my age. My mother and sister has been pushing me to get the test done, but I thought they were just being over protective. But now after looking more into symptoms, I am a bit nervous. I have extreme fatigue, but have always been use to that because of having anemia most of my life. But now I am developing more and more joint pain and muscle pain, mostly in my hands and feet. I did loose a fair amount of weight when I turned 30, but pushed it off as stress related. I have not noticed extreme rashes or sun issues, but being extremely fair skinned, I am allergic to many things and get rashes easily as well as burn in the sun. I do not have a current doctor at the moment, as I am just under my 90 days for insurance in my workplace. But I would love to have any advice I can. Thank you for your help, AnnabellView Thread
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