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... or me to even get out of bed. I hurt practically everywhere, it was all I could do to walk because of the pain, and I felt weak. I went to the E.R. where I had false positives for lyme disease, and rheumatoid arthritis. I had a positive ANA, and afterwards they told me I had connective tissue disease. ... (6 replies)
... and a positive Rf at 600, Pstv anti ro and anti la, ngtv everything else. My Hair and lashes are falling out everywhere allready, and it's only been two months. ... (9 replies)
... I'm new to all this and I have read the articles about false positives and the fact that the ANA by itself is not significant in making a diagnosis. ... (9 replies)

Please help me
Mar 13, 2007
... of lupus patients are ANA negative, according to literature, though I've never met anyone with lupus who was not positive. Mine was positive for two years while shuttled between an incompetent rheum and dermatalogist who said I did not have lupus, when I actually did and was ANA positive. ... (34 replies)
... i have just recieve a postive ana and i am being tested for lupus, although i didn't get to seem my usual physican, and i am still hoping it turns out to be sjogrens rather than lupus. ... (13 replies)
ANA positivie
Jun 23, 2006
... My son had 2 false postives for lupus and then a negative.He was 9 at the time and had extreme swelling and purpura looking rash. ... (10 replies)
... IF your ANA is positive AND you have symptoms consistant with an autoimmune problem then you have it. End of story! ... (13 replies)
My update
Aug 30, 2004
... I did a little reading online about the test. False positives are fairly common. I assume your kidney function tests have been normal. ... (9 replies)
... I focused on the positive ana, and this test is positive when you have Lupus, however, it is not a good screening test, because the test gives a high rate of false positives. ... (4 replies)
... under the Lupus board, but thought that there were lots of "mystery" people out there that may want to read this. I must add that you CAN have Lupus without the positive Lupus, and they call it "seronegative Lupus". ... (1 replies)

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