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Unsure
Aug 26, 2018
... I posted a while back having a positive ANA with titer 1:1280. This was ordered by my neuro, along with Anti DS DNA, sed rate, anticardiolipin antibodies, TSH, SSA, SSB and Lyme. The only thing abnormal was the anticardiolipin IGM at 14. Neuro referred me to Rheumotologist. I saw him about a month ago and he ordered all antibodies. 18 tubes worth of blood! At my first... (4 replies)
... That's interesting, I, too, have an ANA titer of 1:1280 and a nucleolar pattern. I also had a homogeneous pattern at 1:160. My doctor thinks I have early lupus, but not scleroderma because I don't have the skin changes. I do have acid reflux, which started a few months ago, and I know that is a sign of scleroderma. But it can be due to a wide variety of other conditions,... (5 replies)
... Could a cold virus make my ANA titer number shoot up that high? ... (2 replies)

... sitive in a variety of conditions, not just lupus. And it can also be positive due to a passing virus, aging, etc. So your GP makes sense when he says elevated ANA doesn't prove lupus. ... (6 replies)
Ana titer
Mar 2, 2012
... While ANA is almost always subtantially positive in systemic lupus, I know of two forms possible without a positive ANA. ... (9 replies)
... write back before now! Anyhow, ANA is only a general test that can be positive in a wide variety of conditions, not just lupus. The ANA test involves doing successive dilutions, and inspecting the sample at each point to see if "fluoresced material" still shows up. ... (1 replies)
... next month, but in the meantime I'm curious if anyone has any thoughts about what this could be. GP say a negative dsDNA means I don't have Lupus, and that the ANA could be a false positive? ... (6 replies)
... Hi, This is my first post, so I have a lot of details here. Sorry for the novel... I have been undergoing extensive testing for the past 8 months. Had walking pneumonia in February, 2007. Lung nodules (calcified and noncalcified) as well as bilateral hilar adenopathy and axillary adenopathy were discovered on chest xray. PET scan showed SUV in the hilar and axillary... (10 replies)
... I got the skin biopsy results Friday and it shows no skin problems..hummmm, I would think with an ANA of 1:1280, nucleolar (pertaining to the skin) something would come up... I have a rheumy appt on April 14th...... (5 replies)
... Thanks for your reply in many cases ana can be elevated do to lymes I just dont want that to get over looked, but there is a family history to autoimmunne diseases. ... (7 replies)
... ANA. Alone, ANA isn't diagnostic, alas, because it elevates in multiple diseases, or due to a passing virus, or sometimes due to a family tendency. ... (7 replies)
... Anyway, with an ANA that high, there's a very good possibility of connective tissue disease, but not necessarily Lupus. ... (19 replies)
... lovesunshine, I don't know why you can't see my posts...? The whole point of my original post was to tell you I had the same ANA titer and have NOT been diagnosed with Lupus -there are many other causes for an elevated ANA, and not all of them are as serious as Lupus or the other connective tissue diseases. (19 replies)
... owitz and Gladman cover this topic extensively in a textbook chapter.1 In another textbook, Edworthy offers a complicated algorithm for diagnosis of lupus, using ANA titer, related antibodies, complement levels and symptoms to derive "diagnostic certainty". ... (4 replies)
... Thanks, sometimes I wonder about the some of the doctors. If anyone has any recommendations for a Rheumatologist in Metropolitan Phoenix, AZ it would be helpful. In addition to the stuff going on with my face I get a rash on my chest (basically to my neckline) that comes and goes. It is more bumpy and does not itch. My face looks more of a deep flushing or a sunburn (I... (8 replies)
... In ANA titer tests, each successive dilution doubles the volume, and the last reading at which positive results were seen is the result. ... (7 replies)
... Actually im awaiting my Anti-cerdiolipins results as we speak and he is my internal medicine doctor.. but he is very thorough.. im more on the FW side im in the mid-cities area.. his name is Dr. richard sound like (rishard) not richard... my Mother in law told me about a hospital in Temple called Scott and white hospital that they diagnose the hard cases to figure out... ... (9 replies)
... Katie, you are right that your positive ANA is not normal, but continue going to your appointments and blood draws over the next few months until the doctor can see a pattern. ... (2 replies)
... Amy, I'm in Richardson. The 2 rheumy's I've seen are in Dallas. Are you on the D side of the metroplex or the FW. It sounds to me as though you have at least 4 criteria for Lupus (probably why you've been diagnosed) Your white/blue hands/feet sound like Raynaud's Phenomenon. A negative Titer is 1:40 or less, but it goes up like this: 40 80 (9 replies)
... a high ANA using the TITER method. ... (10 replies)


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