A 33-year-old male asked:
Hello, 5 years ago i had positive blood tests for lupus but except the skin i didnt have any significant symptoms. recently i tested positive for acl and anti b2 glycoprotein1( no symptoms for this as well ). i was put on plaquenil. should i take aspirin
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Pathology 46 years experience
Get 2nd opinion: I take it that you feel well and have not had a thrombotic episode. Nobody really knows how to manage healthies who have a few "lupus anticoagulants" but it's news to me that plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) would be a first-line Rx. It's not an innocuous medicine and is strong stuff even if you do have discoid lupus. And many folks have positive anti-nuclear antibodies but no sign of lupus.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
2.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 10, 2021
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.