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... It is very common for people with arthritis early on to have negative blood test results, then have them turn positive later on, sometimes months or even years later. So please ease up on yourself and believe your Dr. in that regard. ... (7 replies)
... First, my mother has severe arthritis but they are not sure what kind...the dr. ... (2 replies)
My Hands?
May 5, 2011
... Sounds like you have a good plan and a GP who is pretty thorough. ... (10 replies)

... I've been having issues with my hands for the past two years, and finally brought these issues up to my doctor at the urge of my fiance about two years ago. ... (4 replies)
... for example, if I take a nap on a Saturday, when I wake up my hands are typically swollen and sore. The test are just one way of confirming a diagnosis. I have obviously been blessed by finding the right docs. ... (15 replies)
... and getting a shot of cortisone in it, my blood work all came back negative and so did the sample of fluid from my knee. ... (15 replies)
... you can have RA and not have a positive test for RA. ... (15 replies)
... You need to be seen by someone who will test you and is a specialist like a rheumatologist. ... (2 replies)
... Hi everyone, an update for you, if you are interested... ... (7 replies)
... Hi Ladybud, thank you for your reply. I am actually taking four 15mg of oxycondone a day, my dosage had to be increased. And yes, no relief. I only start to feel a little relief later in the day, after 1 pm or so, by then I've had at least three pills in me. ... (7 replies)
... I am fit and I used to exercise a few times per week, including running. I got a nasty cold last year. I told my husband it was the sickest I had been in years. ... (0 replies)
... If there is a question of sarcoidosis, a chest xray and serum ACE should be done. ACE is elevated in sarcoidosis. It is possible to have RA with a negative blood test for it. ... (8 replies)
... So here are the results of my lab tests that I got back from the rheumy. He said I have an autoimmune disease, but not sure what kind yet..."probably lupus," he said. ... (11 replies)
... You can have RA and test negative. I did. ... (3 replies)
... Yes, please get an ANA blood test for lupus, and see a rheumatologist. You can have RA without a positive RA blood test, and a rheumaologist is the best kind of Dr. to check out these inflammatory arthritis conditons. ... (1 replies)
... I'm sorry for all that you're going through. You can have a negative blood test and still have RA but your xray that showed spondylitis probably means that you have some sort of spondyloarthopathy like Ankylosing Spondylitis or Psoriatic Arthritis. You will need to go to a rheumatologist. ... (2 replies)
... But degeneration of the SI joints will be the determining factor. That occurs in women who've had children and in people with a type of arthritis called... ... (3 replies)
ANA Test
Sep 7, 2011
... Not only can an ANA be positive now, it can go negative in another month. All of these tests are notorious for changing. ... (4 replies)
... It's true that you can have RA without having any positive "specific" blood work for Ra. ... (1 replies)
... Did some reading and the more I read, the more confusing it gets. Autoimmune disorders are so crazy! ... (9 replies)


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