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Lynn’s right, the cells which produce the antibodies will still be around
so you are still capable of producing
anti-self antibodies, although they may be expressed at a lower level and
you may not have any effcts from them.

Don’t worry too much about the hereditary aspect, this is a multifactorial
disease which has a genetic susceptibility part, but also requires
environmental triggers like certain kinds of infection or stress, so you
should be aware of family history, but it does not mean you will get the

Hope this helps,