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... I recently reviewed some autoimmune info and it explained that if calcium and magnesium levels were off, more cal than mag, then you could have inflammation problem. Info explained magnesium helps keep control of inflammation. ... (29 replies)
... If it's been over 3 months, I personally think it is quite reasonable to request another ANA test and this time if it comes out "normal" then you can rest a bit more assured as you said you don't have any other symptoms right now. ... (3 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)

... Hi, Min5f. I've also read that ANA can turn positive in advance of symptoms. ... (2 replies)
... Could a cold virus make my ANA titer number shoot up that high? ... (2 replies)
... welcome. I think that ANA is elevated but not hugely, but , ANA level doesn't necesssarily track with disease severity. And at lower levels, false positives are more likely. ... (3 replies)
... a high ANA reading, but I don't think you should ignore an ANA elevation when accompanied by symptoms. ... (3 replies)
... relative for their particular ANA test and that ratios from other lab's tests cannot be equated. As far as I can tell, my ANA is still basically considered borderline, in general, regardless of looking at IUs or ratios. ... (2 replies)
Ana positive
Oct 25, 2010
... Hi guys, I have a positive ana test twice now and my doctor wants me to see a rheumathologist. ... (8 replies)
... I was not diagnosed based solely on my ANA results. ... (17 replies)
... Hi yesmetoo. I feel like I have a better understanding of this cf stuff now. I won't know reasons until I have further tests, if they happen to illuminate anything. Btw, I read somewhere online that something like 20% of adults have fatty liver at some point. I think it said this is currently due to so many being overweight. Hi VeeJ. You are probably right about the young... (11 replies)
... I too had a negative ANA test last December, which I had to push to get them to do in the first place. Because it was negative they did not push it any further... ... (11 replies)
... Just giving another opinion I received from a new rhuemy I have been seeing. I am one of those with a positive ANA but not a firm diagnosis of lupus yet. My ANA is always normal when I am on meds. ... (4 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 haven't had the same test to you, but its funny that you've got an appointment on May the 24th because the day after I have an appointment to discuss my higher than "normal" ANA result. ... (3 replies)
... should be interpreted in conjunction with clinical evaluation and results of other diagnostic procedures. Positive ANA levels may be found after a viral illnesses with some chronic infections, and with some medications. ... (6 replies)
... said that since my ANA was negative the one time it was done, she'll say it's not Lupus, because if I was that sick the ANA would be very high. ... (29 replies)
Test Results
May 12, 2004
... I got my ANA test results back and they were "less than 1" so this means negative? ... (2 replies)
Negative ANA?
May 12, 2004
... I don't know the actual numbers, but ANA test that was done a few weeks back came back negative.. ... (1 replies)
... It think that a biospy for regular Lupus looks only at the upper levels of the sample. Tumid lupus resides in the lower levels. ... (5 replies)


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