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... rk, and a combination may be needed depending on how you respond. It may take a few months to get treatment to control your symptoms. You probably will need high blood pressure treatment and medication to control your heart rate. You may need a team of specialists to address specific problems. ... (1 replies)
... Hi everyone, I'm new, 42 years old from Australia. The last few months have been a roller coaster. Resulting in a diagnosis of SLE and lymphocytic vasculitis. ANA speckled 1:320 first test 1:80 speckled second test Positive biopsy for facial rash as lymphocytic vasculitis Anti dsDNA positive C3 high reading C4 low Urinalysis trace blood and low specific gravity... (1 replies)
... The dermatologist sent me for lab work and on the lab work she wanted a tb test and a hepatitis. I got my labs from quest and the results for those were not on there. ... (3 replies)

... Thanks for your help! My Dr. did suspect dehydration as the cause for the high RBCs. However, she agreed that my face rash is starting to look more indicative of Lupus. She ordered the following tests: • ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate), blood • Creatinine deficiency panel, serum • complement, total, serum • C3 + C4 (complement), serum • ANA (antinuclear antibodies)... (4 replies)
... Thanks, that is helpful. The "positive" dsDNA test was not highly elevated, so I suspect they will just retest it later on. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks, that is helpful. The "positive" dsDNA test was not highly elevated, so I suspect they will just retest it later on. ... (6 replies)
... dsDNA and negative ANA. I'm not sure WHY this happens, but it does, and a lot depends on the levels of the dsDNA and other signs and symptoms that may be going with it. ... (6 replies)
... I'm New here and hoping someone can help me out. I had my blood results come back with a Positive ANA and Positive dsDNA. I don't see a number for the ANA but the dsDNA shows 19. ... (3 replies)
... allergies, until it got to the point where I hardly had the energy to stand up. After doing a blood test and finding out that I was ANA positive, my regular physician referred me to a rheumatologist, who in turn ran more tests. ... (2 replies)
... I will try to answer your questions as best I can, please remember that I'm only a patient, and drawing on what I have read and experienced:D From what I've read Rhupus is treated with drugs that are usefull in both diseases, plaquenil, prednisone, NSAIDS and Methotrexate to name a few. If the anti-dsdna comes back positive, I think she would make a diagnosis then,... (6 replies)
Blood tests
Feb 12, 2008
... range. She said to go to a doc about Lupus. I can't find any info on this test only DSDNA, what is the difference? ... (3 replies)
Still waiting ...
Apr 17, 2004
... up again!! I had to cancel my doc appointment for monday and the next earliest one she could giev me is the following monday so it will be a month after the 2nd test and almost 7 weeks after the original one!! ... (2 replies)
... lupus and others. It is very helpful that the other antibodies will be tested, as they are more specific to point to a given diagnosis. Your rheumatoid arthritis test is negative, so you will have more information when these other test results are in. ... (1 replies)
Late Onset Lupus
Jul 10, 2016
... Thank you, Ladybud! That's how I felt about the dsDNA test results. I'm encouraged that my rheumatologist said he will monitor me closely due to high ANA. ... (10 replies)
... hi VeeJ, I was diagnosed with Proctitis in 2007 (they have done 3 colonoscopies). My mum has it and so did her mother too. Nowadays the colitis is held at bay by my daily oral dose of Mezasalazine (Mezavant) and 4 times weekly mezasalazine suppository (Pentasa 1g). The first medication they tried me on was Sulfasalazine and after a week of taking that I had an allergic... (21 replies)
... platelets are normal on the test 1. ... (21 replies)
AVISE Test???
Apr 13, 2015
... High dsDNA but no symptoms of anything I saw a rheumatologist who told me he wanted to retest everything but didn't trust the lab my original results came from. ... (1 replies)
... Is it normal that a specialist ( my neurologist ) doesn't call back even after I called her office for a test result ( autonomic test ) ? I have these other problems since I saw her and I was ready to discuss them with her when she calls, but I'm looking for a new neurologist right now (she missed my anti ds-Dna being 22 anyway on my blood work, and if I hadn't ask for a copy... (28 replies)
... responding, as I wanted to think clearly about the message you wrote and responses you have received. It seems your wife has symptoms of an illness, an abnormal blood test indicative of possible lupus, and the issue seems to be more related to you trying to convince her she doesn't have it. ... (15 replies)
... dsdna test but I will give you the whole story. ... (15 replies)


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