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Diagnosed with lupus over 3 years ago based on symptoms & positive anti-dsdna test. Last lab anti-dsdna was neg, will my dr say I don't have lupus?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: No

The diagnosis of lupus is based on eleven diagnostic criteria.
The dsDNA can sometime become negative if the disease is in remission. A positive test is not needed for the diagnosis of lupus.

In brief: No

The diagnosis of lupus is based on eleven diagnostic criteria.
The dsDNA can sometime become negative if the disease is in remission. A positive test is not needed for the diagnosis of lupus.
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