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... on whats going on, along with the positive dsdna and other symptoms. ... (7 replies)
... and it seems fine. Yet, five years ago she had a positive DSDNA and now she has just got one. The change, of course, has been in her symptoms. Her muscle pain has gotten worse. But it's been a constant progression. ... (15 replies)
... Certain types of anti dsdna are pathogenic, meaning, yes she could very likely be positive and later developer symptoms of lupus. ... (15 replies)

Oct 20, 2014
... in a positive result, which might mean nothing at all. ... (8 replies)
... I think a positive dsdna is specific for Lupus only. My Lupus is well managed with drugs. My dsdna is always really high, but for the most part I feel pretty good. The worst I get is the really itchy rashes, and I am always tired. ... (19 replies)
... He said I was positive for lupus dsdna. I was not surprised, it was the 3rd anti dsdna test. ... (19 replies)
Good Complements?
Sep 24, 2014
... Akicake, thanks for your very helpful input about MCTD as an overlap disease that could present itself with a positive dsdna. ... (35 replies)
... I had a very good visit with my PCP. Heís concerned about my depression, but I really and truly think Iím depressed because I donít have any energy. Since I took a vacation to explore places to retire last month, not normal behavior for patients with major depression, he put depression simmering on a side burner. Tomorrow Iíll go in for an abdominal ultrasound. If itís... (10 replies)
... Theres no great consensus for dsdna unfortunately, and it has to be taken in context of symptoms. ... (10 replies)
... Since I'm 50, I've read a lot about late onset lupus. The symptom profile is a bit different. Lower ANA and dsDNA antibody values. More muscle pain than other SLE sufferers. High incidence of heart, lung and vascular problems. Very low incidence of kidney involvement. ... (10 replies)
... r to maintain as many aspects of a healthy lifestyle that she can. Arguing about WHAT it is takes energy away from both of you that would be better spent in more positive ways. ... (15 replies)
... Dsdna is false positive in an extremely small percentage of the healthy population. Like 0. ... (15 replies)
... DNA positive doesn't guarantee that she has lupus. ... (15 replies)
... usually low titers.. So I bet we'll be watching my dsdna to see if it ever skyrockets. ... (19 replies)
? about testing
Oct 11, 2014
... Goldy, many rheums wont repeat certain antibody tests once you've been diagnosed. IE ANA once positive is considered always positive. It doesnt measure disease activity. ... (7 replies)
... shows list of most likely diseases based upon blood results only. I dont know if alise is ONLY based on blood, or symptoms too. In your case, with a low dsdna and blood results only yes, SLE is "unlikely" by a computer... in clinical context, totally different matter. ... (1 replies)
... the level of how positive it is. ... (52 replies)
Very confused
Oct 7, 2014
... All positive blood tests must be taken into consideration with symptoms.. Which you are having. ... (27 replies)
Good Complements?
Sep 27, 2014
... Rheumy said itís MCTD and not lupus!! Her rationale being a positive RNP (4.8) and normal/good complement levels (even though dsdna is positive and the symptom were limited to joint pain, minor finger swelling, and faigue). She was not concerned about increasing level of dsdna in 5 weeks (from 20 to 34, normal <4) because of normal kidney function test, no protein and no... (35 replies)
Very confused
Sep 24, 2014
... I also have a current diagnosis of fibromyalgia after seeing a new rheumatologist. He's also re running my dsdna for a 3rd time, as its been positive twice before. ... (27 replies)

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