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Blood Tests?
Apr 22, 2006
... reactive protein blood test would be better than a sed rate for diagnosing arthritis? ... (1 replies)
... Hi all, I have been experiencing a series of strange and frightening symptoms which began 3-4 months ago and simply don't know where to turn next. I'm a 21 year old male and my symptoms began after what felt the like flu from hell. I experienced symetrical swelling in the last joints of toes 2 and 4, was diagnosed with a 'chronic inflammation of the conjuntiva(sp)' by an... (0 replies)
... reactive protein test. ... (2 replies)

... Hi Oldwaitress, The improvement your son has seen may not be permanent. Bone pain can be due to trauma, osteoporosis etc.. Methotreaxate is a chemotherapy that prevents the immune system from attacking the body's own tissues. It is not a cure, but instead carries its' own risks as a carcinogen. It shortens lives as do all immune suppressants. I ask you if your... (30 replies)
... reactive protein is up but the RF is still negative. You may test positive next time, you may never test positive. Don't worry about it, it means nothing. Good luck. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Karen and all, If one types in "actonel side effects" in your search engine, one of the side effects that is mentioned is "vision changes" Among many others others is "dry eyes". Of course, doctors are someowhat trapped by the advertising and their past success with these meds, so they prescribe and hope that the patient is not one who will be adversely... (30 replies)
AS & FMS
Aug 11, 2004
... I just got some of my lab work back. Can anyone help me to figure out somethings? I was told on the 30th of July, that i had AS, FMS and poss. IBD.. I had lab work done and the results came back yesterday: Sed rate -elevated; C-reactive protein - elevated; Rheumatoid Factor - Hi normal; Anti-Nuclear Antibodies - Neg.; HLA B-27 - Not present.....Any help greatly appreciated.... (1 replies)
... Hi Cris, It is possible for a lyme test to miss an infection, so get it done again if things don't improve soon. Have you had all the blood tests to look for a hidden infection? Sed Rate, C reactive Protein Antinuclear Antibody, White Blood Cell Count and Rheumatoid Factor can be elevated and this would be sufficient to prescribe long term antibiotics, like... (4 replies)
... Hi Guys, I can feel for all of you. I have Ankylosing Spondilitis it is cousins to all the RA, Lupus, CFS ect... I have had it for 11 yrs now and didnt get a diagnosis until I found a great rhumatologist. I dont just rely on him I have read, studied, researched, emailed anything I can get my hands on. I have been on over 25 drugs and finally decided I was going to have to... (19 replies)
... Jan O have just been diagnosed with polymyalgia and I am only 46. My doctor said it is rare for someone my age to have it but it explains my high sed rate and reactive c protein is high and the ra factor is negative. I go to a RA doctor and he is the one who diagnosed the problem. ... (7 replies)


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