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... I AM STILL HAVING THE SAME SYMPTOMS. CAN THE ANA CHANGE IN LUPUS OR OTHER AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES. HAS ANYONE ELSE EVER HAD THIS HAPPEN? ... (9 replies)
... I say definately from what I read on here and other boards. He thinks though not because of the negative ANA. Well I wrote the Lupus. ... (5 replies)
... theresacar, yes it is possible to have a positive and then negative ANA. I was positive twice and then after treatment, I was negative. I have stayed negative since then and I feel sometimes the same as I did when my ANA was positive but it comes out negative when tested. ... (10 replies)

... First let me say I am sorry you have been sick for so long without having been tested for lupus long ago. It's quite common for ANA to fluctuate between positive and negative, which invariably causes confusion, sometimes even for the Dr. ... (5 replies)
... In late July...for the first time, I had a high ANA reading and was told I most likely had Lupus. A week ago, I had my regular doctor run the ANA's again..and now they are negative...not low, but negative. ... (1 replies)
... It's possible. My ANA has been negative then positive then negative and I was just diagnosed with Lupus despite my ANA that was the doctors exact diagnosis. ... (6 replies)
... I am not diagnosed. But I have had a positive ANA, slightly high RNP Antibody, slightly high Smith antibody, and a slightly high Sjogren's Antibody. Then when I was retested I was negative so the rheumie said I did not have Lupus. ... (3 replies)
... Well I found out some interesting information today. Turns out an ANA can be like any other antibody. It can fluctuate. It can be positive, then negative and vice versa. ... (18 replies)
... Thanks for this response. I thought I must be going nuts. My rheumatologist acted like it was my fault that a subsequent ANA came back negative; like I had somehow faked the first result. Then he wanted to argue with the dermo's report on the skin biopsy being consistent with lupus; said it didn't look like it to him. (17 replies)
... Hi! I'm ONLY a patient, but the presence of not one, but three, autoanibodies seen either in lupus &/or its close cousins causes me to wonder. In particular, anti-Sm (like anti-ds-DNA) is typically considered VERY diagnostic of ONLY lupus. (In contrast, anti-Ro is seen in lupus AND in Sjogren's syndrome.) And not to mention how you feel...! Have you read much? Try the... (3 replies)
... Rheumie had read everything before I arrived, then scanned it again in my presence before he started. ... (3 replies)
... y knew this would be the time it would finally show up. I have some funny lesions to show up, but never the MS type lesions. So I have been told I might have MS. Then I see that Lupus causes peripheral neuropathy which I have and the docs could never explain. ... (3 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)
... I don't think that is considered high or low. I have a rheumie appt on Wednesday and I'm almost positive I will land in "maybe" land. ... (12 replies)
... city doctors explained ANA in a way that made such sense to me. ... (3 replies)
... Ro seems to "mask" the ANA results in some people. ... (3 replies)
... Pambyboo, so it CAN go from positive to negative in someone with lupus? ... (11 replies)
... I then was pretty asymptomatic until pregnancy at 25. ... (11 replies)
... but saw no point in sending me to a rheumatologist until AFTER I see the hematologist and then go back to see her.. I asked her about ordering another ANA test for me to have done with the next CBC and that I wanted to be able to have it done on a day that I felt terrible like I did before.. ... (11 replies)
... So I have read your post and it sounds so much like me. I to have Crohns but I have almost every Lupus symptom and have had a positive ana. The rhemotologist seems to blame my Crohns rather than looking into lupus. Lupus and Crohns are known to be linked. ... (12 replies)


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