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... Obviously the elevated ANA means something right. ... (3 replies)
... I am 29, white male. After severe symptoms, my neurologist sent me to do ANA and it turns out positive, 1:160 speckled. They automatically did Anti dsDNA (negative), Anti nRNP/Sm < 2.0 , Anti Smith < 2.0 Symptoms include: - Weakness/sensitivity on the right side of the face and right side of the body. Pain and sensitivity in the right eye. - Feeling less conscious... (5 replies)
... After my immunologist did additional tests, he told me that when ANA is high, especially in men, they want to make additional test to make sure the kidney and other organs are ok. ... (5 replies)

... although there are many, plus a positive ANA. Your list of symptoms and positive ANA are meaningful but not sufficient to make a diagnosis. I do think seeing a rheumatologist is a good idea. ... (5 replies)
... Can all this really be from anxiety and stress. Would all the stress ect cause the positive ANA test. ... (3 replies)
... loveand light, hi & welcome! Having been thru many years of problems, I found out I didn't ask the right questions. But I'm only a patient, so please read what I write in that light, OK? First off, have you seen the sticky posts = permanent info posts, at the top of the thread list? They have info on tests, comprehensive books you can borrow from your local library, etc.... (3 replies)
... No diagnosis of anything other than a history of ITP (low platelets) No medical insurance anymore to even see a doctor. I've seen the same rheumatologist twice and he says there is nothign wrong with me, not even fibromyalgia or anything. I need honest opinions.. do you feel that i'm obsessing or that it's all in my head? My aunt has lupus and I had doctors tell me at age 12... (5 replies)
Jan 25, 2005
... I haven't been diagnosed with Lupus and hope I never will be, but I have a question about the ANA test. ... (0 replies)
... during two months, had 2 shots of decadron. Blood work from specialist was sed rate 5 and ana negative. Gave me provigil. That was July. ... (2 replies)
... joint pain, tingling in arms and legs, muscle twitching, etc. As part of the blood tests that they have done, the did an ANA test. ... (3 replies)
... I had a positive Ana 1:160 speckled pattern last week. Prior to that test, 2 positive at 1:40 speckled pattern. A month ago, i developed a rash on my face which is what prompted the recent test. The other two tests were run when i was trying to figure out another illness which ended up being parvovirus. That was nine minths ago. I have no joint pain and no fatigue. I have... (2 replies)
... Hello, My wife has been back to back pregnant and nursing for the last 5 years, with 3 kids. She just finished breastfeeding 2 weeks ago and had some blood work done last week for some mild Post Partum Depression. The tests came back with an ANA of 1:160 Speckled. The doctor (neurologist/psychiatrist) is having her run more tests, but, she said that she "tested positive"... (5 replies)
... well i had a positive ANA 1:160 speckled patteren? my family dr. suggested i see a rhumatolgist might have lupus. my app. is in a week and im alittle scared. dont know what to expect,from this dr. if anyone out there could give me some advice on what to expect from the rhumatolgist,what questions to ask it would be very helpful to me... i have alot of symptons tired all the... (9 replies)
... Can any tell me ofmy dna da as of 1:320 is very high? Reference range is negative, 1:10 positive. The doc says probably lupus. I have high RNP of 7.8' Ana 1:160 speckled. I have at least 6 of the 11 criteria for lupus, but doc is not saying that lupus is the official dx. I am taking Plaquenil and if this does not work, wants me to try Benlysta. Not sure if it is not diffinity... (5 replies)
... I did ultrasound and MRI scan on both feet and both hands, for the swelling. No inflamation. On the feet, osteoarthritis is noted in thr big toes on both legs. Because there is no inflamation found, does it mean that the reason for the swelling is not autoimmune? Should I insist on muscule biopsy? Should I get MRI on all joins that hurt, just in case they will... (5 replies)
... The swelling could be a symptom related to an autoimmune disease called Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD) which includes lupus but is a little broader. The blue discoloration is probably Raynaudís which is caused by vascular spasm and occurs in several of the autoimmune diseases. I would take pictures of both the swelling and the Raynauds to show your Dr. and be sure to... (5 replies)
... In the last week I developed new symptoms, that worry me a lot. Swelling of the soft tissue in the both feet. Now a small swelling start in the hands. The joints are not swollen, I don't have redness, but I have blue color on the feet. The doctor has no idea why :( The swelling so far (one week) is not reacting to Celebrex 200mg, 2 times a day and Fastum Gel. Does... (5 replies)
... Thanks for the reply and well wishes. I appreciate it. I had a response typed out but I was logged out for some reason. So, let's try this again :) The only criteria for lupus I have are fatigue, mild anemia, hair loss, and possibly Raynauds? I'm not sure, but I just know my hands and feet get ice cold at times. That's actually what prompted my doctor to run the tests. I... (6 replies)
... Welcome. I suggest you read the sticky posts at the top of this thread that deals with Lupus diagnostics. It has a lot of good information. Was the doctor that ruled out Lupus a Rheumatologist? Generally one does not have to have all the symptoms or labs to be diagnosed, merely a combo of some. Reading the lab post above should shed some light on that concern. (3 replies)
... in a speckled pattern. So I went until two years ago thinking that it was all in my head. When my hands were so swollen I couldn't make a fist my new GP ran ANA and RA tests, and for the first time my RA was positive. ... (11 replies)

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