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... About a month ago I saw my GP for hair loss. Since I am only 29, my doctor ordered an ANA panel. ... (11 replies)
... Has anyone else had such a high titer? ... (1 replies)
... I can only speak to the sclero side of UCTD, but my understanding is that complement does not drop in sclero, usually but not always. In fact, mine is usually high. I believe that complement levels in lupus are lower than in MCTD. I also think that lupus specific and sclero specific antibodies are absent in MCTD. I don't know about the ANA patterns, but the specific... (27 replies)

... you mentioned alkaline phosphate. Was it high or low, and what might each suggest? ... (27 replies)
... So now waiting for results of repeat blood work to see if ANA still positive with same pattern and see if white count(slightly low) and CRP(slightly high) have returned to normal. I have been doing much reading and realize that I must insist on a referral to the teaching hospital rheumies. I realize that even though Scleroderma is rare, I just may have some of the early... (27 replies)
... Hi all. Boxermama...I've had those awful facial flushes and when I get them a slight appears across the bridge of my nose and to my cheek. I would get them several times a day and usually I would sweat profusly. I have never had one while at the doc's but I was put put on plaquenil and I believe it has been helping. Haven't had that facial flush for a while now. It is... (27 replies)
... of healthy controls. High values are closely correlated with AIH type 1. ... (0 replies)
... Mande, where you stand diagnostically---with symptoms, positive ANA & anti-RNP, "fuzzy" MRA and MRI results, and waiting for your rheumatology appt.---is just about the worst stage of diagnosis, in my book. Puzzle pieces are seemingly falling in place, but not far enough to be helpul yet. Per a lupus hardcover I keep on my bookshelf, heartburn and swallowing problems are... (11 replies)
... welcome. Positive ANA does not necessarily mean you have lupus. It is also positive in a number of autoimmune conditions, e.g. ... (1 replies)
... a definite high number? ... (3 replies)
ANA weak positive
May 14, 2008
... They have not found anything yet though disease wise that I have, just this high ANA. It was found last year. ... (6 replies)
... I too run a high titer ANA with a speckled pattern, while the ANA test does not always mean a person has lupus, I have read the it is more likely when the pattern is speckled. ... (7 replies)
... a disease or if I already have hidden tissue destruction going on of which I am not aware. Or if the high titer could be due to the EBV positive results I also had. ... (10 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)
... Most recent ana was 2560 speckled. They are finally stopping looking for MS after 2 negative spinal taps and I have an appt. ... (8 replies)
... I have read so much info about lupus and most state that a high titer ANA is more predictive of lupus than an low titer one. I was wondering how many people here have lupus and a low titer ANA. If so, does it always stay positive, or does it usually show up negative? ... (6 replies)
... I wouldn't rule anything out. Lupus such a difficult disease. She really does seem to have a high titer and the fact that she has any pain or rash, no matter where it is, maybe should be considered. ... (5 replies)
... ranges with your levels, as that can change depending on type of test done and lab. It is important to know how high the dsDNA antibodies were both times, and how high the ANA was in Dec. ... (2 replies)
... homogeneous pattern. it states that it's above high normal. ... (11 replies)
... ANA titer 160 homogeneous the only specific antibody abnormality was low C4 and positive but not high RA and a low positivity in Microsomal AB. So I have significant ANA titer but no red flag ANA's really. ... (2 replies)

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