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... what does it mean when you have a homogenous ANA Pattern? ... (0 replies)
Very high ANA
Mar 3, 2009
... He said that depending on how my labs came back, that he would consider it then. Well, that was the call I got earlier today....My ANA DID come down. ... (0 replies)
... mommy, I was REALLY up on this last year but forgot lots. YES, 1:1260 is a breathtakingly high ANA, did your report show what PATTERN (term like speckled, homogeneous??) I got 1:320, homogenous pattern, and had the butterfly rash and many joint pains I went beserk when I saw my super high ANA. I demanded and got about 5 SPECIFIC tests...with names like single stranded DNA,... (11 replies)

... Have they tested you for any other autoimmune conditions? Some healthy people have raised ANAs but I wouldn't dismiss such a high ANA. As you probably know, normal is less than 1:40. Lots of autoimmune conditions can raise your ANA, and often specific patterns are limited to certain kinds of conditions. I'm fairly certain it is not common to have lupus with a speckled... (9 replies)
... This is just a little input to hopefully clarify some anxiety abt the ANA. Get a copy of your blood work. They usually have a `Range' column towards the left. Anyway, I'm retired from working for Dr's & use to review labs for them. An ANA is usually reported Normal at 1:16 & seldom reported if it's lower. However, if it has a `titer' (pattern) then it is reported just for... (11 replies)
... u dont necessarily have to have muscle pain or joint pain to have lupus.. if you go to the lupus section there is criteria at the top... Do you know whether your ANA was speckeld or homogenous? ... (9 replies)
... On 4/5/2004 I was sitting at work when my eyes got so dry it was terrible. I tried some drops that a co-worker had and nothing worked. I was on Prednisone 60 mgs taping down to 20 and then back up to 60 and down to 20mgs. On 4/5/2004 I was down to 40 mgs of Prednisone. (I was on the Prednisone for a vascular/sinus headache) I went to an eye Dr. who said that I have really dry... (1 replies)
... A positive ANA result may occur in healthy individuals or be associated with a variety of diseases. ... (5 replies)
ANA Questions
May 30, 2004
... To answer your questions, Lovemythreeguys, I have been seeing an orthopedist for arthritis in my neck, and finger joints. They wondered if there was some infection in the joints in my right hand, and sent me for bloodwork. The bloodwork included the ANA, which came back positive, with a titre of 1:320, homogenous pattern. They then referred me to the rheumatologist. After... (6 replies)
... I got some blood drawn and I had a positive ANA with everything and I mean everything else negative. ... (8 replies)
... i went to the dr. and explained what i was experiencing and he decided to run a bunch of tests including checking my ana since my mom had sclerederma. ... (8 replies)
Is this MCTD?
Nov 2, 2010
... I understand the ANA results but am wondering if the RNP at 5 is borderline for mixed connective tissue disorder? ... (0 replies)
Weak immune system
Mar 17, 2010
... I had an ANA test done and not sure if anything else needs to be looked at. ... (1 replies)
... I don't have a whole lot to add - I've been diagosised with Mixed Connective Tissue disease as of last August when I had my first major flare. I was already under a Rheumatologist's care because I had gone to her for arthritis. She did several blood tests and my ANA came back 1:1280, homogenous. At the time, I did not understand that was a very high reading. Looking back... (12 replies)
... In essence, you had a + ANA screen then a titer with 1:320 result with a homogenous (smooth) pattern. 1:320 is considered a clinically significant positive level. The paragraph below is just explanation of the method of testing and doesn't reflect your results. (3 replies)
... with homogenous pattern. This was done to see why I have had such problems with joint pain and arthritis. ... (9 replies)

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