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ANA Titre 1:640
Jun 28, 2011
... sed me, i was sent to a Rhuematologist that sent me for follow up blood tests, told me they were negative, and sent me on my way.... i am very concerned with the ANA results as my cousin was diagnosed with Scleroderma. ... (0 replies)
... I had to reply to this because I am the mother of 3 children under 5, I'm breastfeeding, and I just had a positive ANA test! ... (5 replies)
... A positive ANA test result may suggest an autoimmune disease, but further specific testing is required to assist in making a final diagnosis. ANA test results can be positive in people without any known autoimmune disease. ... (2 replies)

... How to convince my doctor I have Lupus with ANA of 1:640 speckled pattern? (2 replies)
... I didn't know Hashi's could attribute to the ANA situation. ... (8 replies)
... I have a quick question. I had labs that stated my ANA was 1:640 speckled and 1:320 homogenous in August. Now a different lab shows 1:80 homogenous in November. I do not have a Lupus diagnosis...the dr said my symptoms are not progressed enough at this time. Now that the second lab has been done the rhuemy is dismissing the results from the previous lab because they were... (8 replies)
... Just wanted to post an update. She was more attentive than I thought she would be, but she basically ignored my photosensitive malar rash, said that ANA tests give false positives all the time (I had 1:1280 in 2010 and 1:640 a few weeks ago), and that she would need additional blood work data to see what's going on. Looking at the tests she ordered, she did not order... (15 replies)
... New tests for ANA "subtypes". ... (15 replies)
... My question is, would my very high ANA levels be attributed to the Hashimoto's, or could it indeed be lupus? ... (15 replies)
... nysue, I'm just a patient but I think your labs and symptoms could be suggestive of lupus, but only depending on your lab levels. To put your lab results into context, you really do need the reference ranges. Also, there are OTHER tests typically run when lupus is suspected, so you'd want to know what ELSE was run. Could you procure hardcopy of your labs? To illustrate.... (28 replies)
... Also, some people have a somewhat elevated ANA due only to aging, to a family tendency, or to a passing bacterial or viral infection. ... (8 replies)
... rheumatoid factor so he says I definitely don't have lupus or ra. He is starting me on hydroxychloroquine but only because of my joint pain he says. He said the ana is likely hereditary... ... (3 replies)
Ana
Aug 4, 2014
... Hi and welcome! I'm sorry for your known problems and for your new ANA worry. ... (1 replies)
Ana
Aug 3, 2014
... My family dr told me she was sending me to a rheumatologist after doing an ANA and some yearly labs. My hair has been falling out a lot more than normal for the last year and I have had a lot of stiffness and aching in back and hips. ... (1 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)
Test results
Feb 27, 2014
... HI Expected Test Result LO Units Values ------------------------------------------------------------------ Antinuclear Antibody (Multiple), S ANA Titer: >1:640 ANA Pattern: Speckled The speckled pattern is associated with antibodies to ribonucleoprotein (U1-RNP), SM, SSA, SSB, PCNA (proliferating cell nuclear antigen), SCL-70, or PM-1. This pattern is seen most frequently in... (9 replies)
Ana 1:80
Nov 7, 2013
... Other findings beyond ANA would be required to be diagnosed with any of the AI's. ... (4 replies)
... Hi. Do you have copies of your recent labs, to see *which* autoantibody tests were run? I hate it when doctors rattle off what you don't have without explaining which tests support their statements. I imagine (but am only speculating) that the doctor was looking for Rheumatoid Arthritis and antiphospholipid syndrome (due to the lupus anticoagulant test). That said, I... (7 replies)
... Hi everyone. I am new. Can anybody please help me with my blood results. My ANA was positive 1 : 640, homogeneous pattern but everything else was negative. Including a RA screening and lupus anticoagulant test. I am suffering from joint and muscle pain, severe fatigue, dizzy spells. The most terrible headaches and my hands and feet are extremely cold all the time. I... (7 replies)
... Your ANA is reported on a newer system for screening. ... (5 replies)


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