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... sitive in a variety of conditions, not just lupus. And it can also be positive due to a passing virus, aging, etc. So your GP makes sense when he says elevated ANA doesn't prove lupus. ... (6 replies)
... next month, but in the meantime I'm curious if anyone has any thoughts about what this could be. GP say a negative dsDNA means I don't have Lupus, and that the ANA could be a false positive? ... (6 replies)
... That's interesting, I, too, have an ANA titer of 1:1280 and a nucleolar pattern. I also had a homogeneous pattern at 1:160. My doctor thinks I have early lupus, but not scleroderma because I don't have the skin changes. I do have acid reflux, which started a few months ago, and I know that is a sign of scleroderma. But it can be due to a wide variety of other conditions,... (5 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)
... Could a cold virus make my ANA titer number shoot up that high? ... (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)
... lovesunshine, I don't know why you can't see my posts...? The whole point of my original post was to tell you I had the same ANA titer and have NOT been diagnosed with Lupus -there are many other causes for an elevated ANA, and not all of them are as serious as Lupus or the other connective tissue diseases. (19 replies)
... Anyway, with an ANA that high, there's a very good possibility of connective tissue disease, but not necessarily Lupus. ... (19 replies)
Ana titer
Mar 2, 2012
... While ANA is almost always subtantially positive in systemic lupus, I know of two forms possible without a positive ANA. ... (9 replies)
... In ANA titer tests, each successive dilution doubles the volume, and the last reading at which positive results were seen is the result. ... (7 replies)
... Crow, if you can take a photo of the rash to take to the Rheumatologist, it may be helpful in diagnosing. I don't know how long you may have to wait to see, so it may fade before the appointment. Better to have evidence, I say. I have lupus and fibro but no history of rash other than a reddening on my nose that comes and goes. Not typical butterfly rash described on lupus... (6 replies)
... Hi I had almost your exact situation.I've had ana tested 3 times. ... (6 replies)
... I got the skin biopsy results Friday and it shows no skin problems..hummmm, I would think with an ANA of 1:1280, nucleolar (pertaining to the skin) something would come up... I have a rheumy appt on April 14th...... (5 replies)
... them a whole lot of thought, but in the right light a few weeks ago, I spotted what may be another one starting. I decided I had better see my dr. He ordered an ANA test which came back positive. nucleolar. He also did all the normal blood work which came back great. ... (5 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)
... Bonnie, I've read the opposite: that ANA does NOT elevate in Lyme, which isn't to say a person could not have both Lyme & some other reason for elevation of ANA. But I have roughly ZERO expertise! Anyway, good luck with the rheumie on Wednesday. Best wishes, Vee (7 replies)
... Thanks for your reply in many cases ana can be elevated do to lymes I just dont want that to get over looked, but there is a family history to autoimmunne diseases. ... (7 replies)
... ANA. Alone, ANA isn't diagnostic, alas, because it elevates in multiple diseases, or due to a passing virus, or sometimes due to a family tendency. ... (7 replies)
... Hi, This is my first post, so I have a lot of details here. Sorry for the novel... I have been undergoing extensive testing for the past 8 months. Had walking pneumonia in February, 2007. Lung nodules (calcified and noncalcified) as well as bilateral hilar adenopathy and axillary adenopathy were discovered on chest xray. PET scan showed SUV in the hilar and axillary... (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)


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