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Oct 20, 2014
... in a positive result, which might mean nothing at all. ... (6 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. ... (6 replies)
... usually low titers.. So I bet we'll be watching my dsdna to see if it ever skyrockets. ... (6 replies)

... He said I was positive for lupus dsdna. I was not surprised, it was the 3rd anti dsdna test. ... (6 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)
? 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)
Oct 7, 2014
... the level of how positive it is. ... (4 replies)
Very confused
Oct 7, 2014
... All positive blood tests must be taken into consideration with symptoms.. Which you are having. ... (27 replies)
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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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Sep 23, 2014
... whatever... A mixture of symptoms from each one combines to make MCTD. DSDNA is positive in mctds sometimes, as it can also positive in auto immune hepatitis, sjrogens, RA, and others. ... (35 replies)
... A good doctor would want to follow up in a person with vague symptoms and a low to moderate positive dsdna and investigate the possibilities. ... (35 replies)
... What I can say is with positive lyme tests is its good they treat that first, and see what happens from there. I know lyme can cause positive ANA, I dont know about dsdna though. ... (7 replies)
... Hi and welcome. This certainly sounds like an acute onset of something. With your current lab results, without exact numbers, it is premature to speculate. But your RA is negative. Your ANA and anti-dsDNA being + would raise suspicion of lupus, but how highly + would be very helpful to know. It can come on very acuteful and make on feel miserable, like you describe. Fatigue is... (7 replies)
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Sep 15, 2014
... ts. He was VERY dismissive regarding the results of my first test. My second set of test results came in in April. I don't have the numbers or method, but the dsDNA result was elevated. ... (35 replies)
... The good news is FARR is a really good test for pathogenic dsdna. Its less sensitive, but way more specific as it only tests high avidity DSDNA. I believe its even more sensitive than IFA... I get the feeling many doctors dont trust the multiplex bead assays. I'm not sure if this is because there is little information on them still... Experience... Or inside information. I... (35 replies)
... malar rash, but since dsdna is close to complements level and not "off the chart" I have no diagnosis and no treatment still. ... (35 replies)
... Im not sure if the complements were by bioplex, just the dsdna test I know for sure was for me in at least one instance, maybe two. ... (35 replies)
... although outside of the standard deviations is probably a positive, but its not insanely high. Anything with a positive value will read high on labwork. ... (35 replies)

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