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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)
... 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)

... of healthy controls. High values are closely correlated with AIH type 1. ... (0 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)
... 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)
... 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 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)
... welcome. Positive ANA does not necessarily mean you have lupus. It is also positive in a number of autoimmune conditions, e.g. ... (1 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)
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)
... a definite high number? ... (3 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)
... 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)
... you mentioned alkaline phosphate. Was it high or low, and what might each suggest? ... (27 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)
... 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)
... 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)
Test results
Jul 30, 2012
... Anti-smooth muscle antibodies (anti-SMA) were previously tested for by indirect immunofluorescence (IF) using rat stomach as antigen. The smooth muscle in these sections contains numerous proteins, including; microfilaments (which contain F-actin), intermediate filaments, and microtubules. Of these proteins, F-actin has the closest association with autoimmune hepatitis... (14 replies)

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