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A 35-year-old female asked:

I have +ve ana 1/320 and borderline antidsdna. my other tests are -ve and i feel fine. my cousin has lupus.how can i prevent it from happening to me?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
You can't: The ANA has no clinical significance unless the clinical picture is consistent with lupus. The presence of the ANA does not increase your risk of developing lupus in the future. A borderline dna also means nothing.

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