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... 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)
... 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)
... Anti native dsDNA 11. ... (29 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)
... 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)
... Docs cannot figure out what is going on. Positive dsdna and negative ANA. I have pain in my arms that feels like my arms are on fire!! ... (18 replies)
... My Rheumatologist says that he wants to monitor me every 6 months to a year because my dsDNA is positive. ... (7 replies)
... I have none of the 11 symptoms you listed, maybe I have one since my dsDNA is positive. That's why I'm so puzzled. ... (7 replies)
... Hi & welcome. Rheumatologists use a set of 11 criteria established by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) to assess patients for lupus. You may find the criteria in one of the "sticky posts" (permanent info posts) located aright bove the user threads. Generally, but not always, you must meet 4 or more to sustain the diagnosis; but they don't have to be met... (3 replies)
... Welcome KM to the boards. I think we can help you. You do have several symptoms suggestive of lupus, plus two tests that support the diagnosis. 19 is not very high on the dsDNA, and many people with lupus have low numbers like this and do not have kidney involvement. This level fluctuates some, but for reference sake, some people have anti-dsDNA in the 100-400 range when they... (3 replies)
... Thanks Vee! I was reading all of the pinned posts for a week before I joined as a member. I had high cholesterol, but all of my bloodwork and urinalysis results were normal except for the ANA and dsDNA. Quest has any dsDNA below 10 IU/mL as negative, and above that is posetive. Of course that's all subjective. At first, I didn't see how I could have lupus because I just... (18 replies)
... Hi, Kaypee, and welcome! If your lab uses the same ranges mine does for anti-ds-DNA, then your results = 32 are in the "equivocal" range. My lab uses the following: < 25 is negative 25 to 34.9 is equivocal 35 to 99.9 is weak positive 100 to 200 is positive > 200 is strong positive I've read that it's possible to have slightly elevated ANA & anti-ds-DNA yet NOT have... (18 replies)
... now. My MD and I are treating my post menopause insomnia and I'm hoping that will stabilize my immune system a bit. I was truly gobsmacked to read the ANA and dsDNA results. ... (18 replies)


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