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Is Anti-dsDNA 47 IU/mL Considered High?

Is Anti-dsDNA 47 IU/mL Considered High?

Hi all,

I am new here and have been diagnosed and treated for SLE for 3 years.

I am on Plaqunil, at first 200mg, now 300mg, I dont feel better though, indeed I feel my condition is progressing. Fatigue, joint pain, blurry vision and headaches are how I feel most days, also occasional chest pains that come and go. My doctor told me my blood and urine test result showing I'm in good state though. I have no idea what are those figures indicating. My anti-dsDNA stays at around 41.7 to 47 IU/mL… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Hey, I have the same symptoms as you along with others; doctors don’t know everything so even though your urine and blood “looks” good, you still feel your symptoms! Don’t let them dismiss you. I did a lot of my own research to find out what my blood work was actually saying and I found out a lot of what was going on. Just research your blood results and dig deep! 💜 we’re all here to listen and help!

posted 12 days ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Thank you for the kind words and sharing your experiences. @A MyLupusTeam Member
@A MyLupusTeam Member
I am still hopeful for an improvement of my health condition though a bit frustrating about the current treatment options available.

posted 11 days ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

@A MyLupusTeam Member Regardless of treatment you're most likely never going to feel *well* again and the way you're feeling now is probably your *new normal*. Sorry for the bad news but unfortunately, it is what it is.
You may also be suffering from drug side effects and/or fibromyalgia or another autoimmune disorder, many of us do.

edited, originally posted 12 days ago
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