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Tracy9
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Thoughts? I just got this result. I have autoimmune disease already; Myasthenia Gravis and Small Fiber Neuropathy. But everything I have read online indicates this is suggestive of another autoimmune disease, most likely Lupus.

I have been in remission from Lyme (as far as I can tell) for almost a year, and only treating Babesia. I am currently on Amoxycillin as a prophylactic because I got bitten about a week ago.

Appreciate anyone's input.

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13 years Lyme & Co.; Small Fiber Neuropathy; Myasthenia Gravis, Adrenal Insufficiency. On chemo for 2 1/2 years as experimental treatment for MG.

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I had the same result.

My LLMD said it was from lyme because it is an inflammatory marker, and that it would go down with treatment.

My result did improve with time, even if it's not negative.

I was recently diagnosed with Hashimoto's thyroiditis.

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seibertneurolyme
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Curious as to whether the blood draw for the test was before or after the new bite? I think it is possible the bite could influence the test results.

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I had that test result when I was first dxd with Lyme. We checked it later and it was a normal result.

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I had the same result. Still low positive but in remission from Lyme.

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A double strand DNA test would confirm the Lupus diagnosis.

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IGM 41 IND, 83-93+ IGG 31 IND,34 IND, 41++, 58+, 83-93 IND

31 Epitope test neg.

Bartonella henselae 1:100

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same my dr said it was nothing to worry about too low....
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kidsgotlyme
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My DD had this also and it's from the Lyme.

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symptoms since 1993 that I can remember. 9/2018 diagnosed with Borellia, Babesia Duncani, and Bartonella Hensalae thru DNA Connections.

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