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... Hi. I am new here and need some information. My son is 21 months old and he has had 2 tests that say he has low complement levels in his blood. Can someone tell me what this means and if I have to be careful with him in any way. ... (1 replies)
... My son had low complement levels and I found out what he is low in. He is low in C3 and very low in C4. Do you know what these low levels indicate? ... (0 replies)
... Low complement levels are usually genetic and can occur anywhere in the complement chain. Complement can be thought of as a "helper" for the antibodies that fight infection. It also can poke holes in the bacteria that the immune system is fighting. ... (1 replies)

... e. It came back saying that there are trace amounts. The Dr now wants the whole family to come to the city to have blood work done to check the rest of us for low C4 levels. Is this genetic testing of some sort? ... (0 replies)
... DNA. I always have very low WBCs, sometimes critically low, low neutrophils, low RBCs, HGB, HCT, etc. He says I don't have lupus and that the definitive complement levels are what he's keeping his eyes on. ... (1 replies)
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Mar 15, 2007
... Hi Tara, Wow, what RealisticChic and Dhurst posted REALLY hit home for me. They basically just summed up all of the symptoms I have, and I have been suffering from them for about four years or so (even more have developed in the last year or two). I am 30, and honestly can say I started experiencing my health problems about the same time that you have, when I was still in... (34 replies)
... known to be associated with lupus for over three decades and in the diagnostically difficult patient, especially where a family history is present, borderline C4 levels can be significant indicators. ... (1 replies)

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