Aa
Aa
A
A
A
Close
Avatar universal

Autoimmune bloodwork questions

I got blood work done by rheumatologist as i have all the symptoms of lupus. Negative ana and negative anti bodies. But i have a low C3 and Almost below average C4. Also blood in urine. I have had blood in urine for a while. I see a urologist. Kidneys and everything was looked at. All normal. But i still have blood in urine. Doctor blew off the low C3 and blood in urine. I get sick all the time. I also take no medication other than multi vitamins and 1 keflex after sex to prevent uti's (which i startes that after i already had blood in my urine)

My question is should i seek out another rheumatologist for a second opinion?

I am concerend about the low C3 abd boarder C4 and blood in my urine all the time.

All other lab work was somewhat normal. Boarder high of MCHC
1 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
363281 tn?1590104173
COMMUNITY LEADER
Hello~I can understand your concerns, and I think if it were me, I would seek a second opinion.

Please let us know what you find out if you do this, and I hope you feel better soon.
Helpful - 0
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the General Health Community

Top General Health Answerers
363281 tn?1590104173
Nelson, New Zealand
1756321 tn?1547095325
Queensland, Australia
19694731 tn?1482849837
AL
80052 tn?1550343332
way off the beaten track!, BC
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Discharge often isn't normal, and could mean an infection or an STD.
In this unique and fascinating report from Missouri Medicine, world-renowned expert Dr. Raymond Moody examines what really happens when we almost die.
Think a loved one may be experiencing hearing loss? Here are five warning signs to watch for.
When it comes to your health, timing is everything
We’ve got a crash course on metabolism basics.
Learn what you can do to avoid ski injury and other common winter sports injury.