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... 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)
... D or ANA Direct. Here's what I found out about the test ... ... (3 replies)
... negative on the ANA with a cutoff of 100 units. ... (1 replies)

... etc. so the doctor sent me for some bloodwork of which one was ANA. I tested positive but doctor said I don't have lupus. She didn't suggest further testing. Results were 1. ... (2 replies)
... une process." And further narrowed to lupus or sjorgen's syndrome. I started seeing a rheumy last month in Boston who has narrowed things down to my repeat ANA testing coming back positive. ... (6 replies)
... I can't say Quest wasn't appropriate with their testing. I don't know. But there can be false negatives that occur in ANA testing. I would just have it rechecked again to be sure of the results. My guess would be that your Lupus may be in remission. ... (8 replies)
... A positive ANA test result may suggest an autoimmune disease, but further specific testing is required to assist in making a final diagnosis. ANA test results can be positive in people without any known autoimmune disease. ... (2 replies)
... have since started to doubt that I have it at all. My hands are only slightly swollen while the rest of me is thickening up with masses all over. Now they are testing for lymphoma...today in fact. ... (10 replies)
... I have been undergoing extensive testing for the past 8 months. Had walking pneumonia in February, 2007. ... (10 replies)
... I can confirm too, this isn't in your head. Your symptoms and labs are very suggestive of lupus and I would research this and seek a referral to a good rheumatology Dr. There are other tests that can be done to help establish a diagnosis, but do pursue this as a serious health threat so you can get diagnosed and treated as soon as possible. If you don't feel satisfied with the... (1 replies)
... I tried to do some research, but am I correct in thinking I will need a lot more testing to know for sure what this means? ... (1 replies)
... with modern tests, ANA is now positive almost always. ... (1 replies)
... immune diseased through blood testing anyways due to my request. ... (1 replies)
... s and help. I have a BIG question about your labs, for reasons I'll explain shortly. I think it's important to know WHICH autoantibodies were actually run before testing ceased. ... (7 replies)
... I'm new here, and I have a few questions about my recent lab work. My GP took me down the path of testing for autoimmune disorders after I had my 4th miscarriage. I'll give you a quick rundown of my history then get to my lab question. ... (7 replies)
Dsdna testing
Aug 1, 2016
... patient, but I believe ANA is a very general test that can be positive in quite a few conditions, and that it's never by itself alone diagnostic of anything. ... (1 replies)
Dsdna testing
Apr 29, 2016
... Awaiting my first rheumatologist appt in two months and want feedback on test results. I've read some labs use <10 as reference point for dsdna, and some use <30. Why the discrepancy, and Is the presence of anti-dsdna antibodies significant at low levels (15.4) with 1:1280 homogeneous ANA? (1 replies)
... Hi & welcome. Is "PFO" a hole between the upper chambers of your heart (not sure I know this term)? Do you have a name for your chronic kidney problem, and what lab results you've seen because of it (just curious)? I have lupus. I've had low Vitamin D, which probably started before my dx, then fell precipitously after I began avoiding sun. I take a daily supplement and... (1 replies)
... years and no progress with FP. Low vitamin d, low Cortisol, positive ANA. I was positive it was thyroid since my mom has Graves disease but now I have to further testing to include lupus and adrenal disease. ... (1 replies)
... I saw my pcp today and he also said vitb12 of 244 is low, to take 1000mcg a day, but after reading these posts I'm going to start at least with a sublingual 2000 mcg a day. He also said the testing for vitb12 absorption ( shilling test ) is no longer awailable ?? I will ask my neuro dr. too. He also recommended 1000 IU of vit. D a day, maybe I'll make that a 2000 IU at least... (28 replies)


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