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... I'm going back Monday to the rude Rheumy that I saw a couple weeks ago who ordered a bunch of blood tests.. another ANA being one of them. I've never looked at my past ANA titers, so I'll have nothing to compare it to. ... (11 replies)
... I want to comment on the ANA titer stuff because it hasn't been fully addressed in this thread. ANA titers vary from lab to lab, that is the first comment I have. Depending on the procedures that labs use, they will say that different values are demonstrated. ... (11 replies)
... D or ANA Direct. Here's what I found out about the test ... ... (3 replies)

ANA Titers
Jan 13, 2005
... Has anyone had such high titers or even higher? ... (6 replies)
... Hi...I want to say don't settle or a fibro DX only....fibro does not cause joint pain. BUT a Lupus dx can take time for all the things to show up. As far as the titers, I have seen 1:80 being considered a pos ANA for a diagnosis, I don't think that 1:40 would though. Mine started at 1:80 and now a year later is 1:640.... (11 replies)
... ANA titers go up and down during the course of the illness so they may or may not reflect the activity at the time. ... (17 replies)
ANA Titers
Feb 1, 2005
... I have had titers of 1:2560 & 1:1280 for 10 years and just recently had a titer of 1:640 but feel worse now than I did with higher titers. Still no diagnosis of Lupus. Drs. say its fibromyalgia. (6 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)
... Dee, I'm not going to speak to your ANA questions, as others here (AngelicBrat, etc.) are more conversant. I just want to say that I finally got my Dx only because of *skin biopsy* results, and only when those were done by a teaching hospital dermatopathologist. I am ANA negative and autoantibody negative & have been all along because I am in a SUBSET, the intermediate... (11 replies)
... Your positive ANA titers are in the high range, and a speckled pattern is most often seen in lupus. ... (4 replies)
... I think 1/80 is considered a "low -positive". Mine was high - 1/10240 I'm not sure where "high" starts though. Also ANA titers are doubled; 1/80, 1/160, 1/320, 1/640, 1/1280, 1/2560, 1/5120, 1/10240 etc.... Remember that an ANA test is only one test; there are many other tests to diagnose an auto-immune disease. Good luck. (3 replies)
ANA Titers
Feb 26, 2005
... t into a rheumatologist for a month. Woke up one morning last December and couldnt feel my hands. Now Ive already had carpal tunnel sugery on my right hand. My ana came in after the surgery. I won't have the left hand done until i find out whats happening. I can tell you my right hand does feel better though. ... (6 replies)
ANA Titers
Jan 13, 2005
... The only time my ANA titer was this high was when I was pregnant and stopped all of my medication because I was concerned about potential efects on the fetus. ... (6 replies)
... They find that the ANA is NOT reliable. ... (11 replies)
... They find that the ANA is NOT reliable. ... (11 replies)
... I have a borderline ANA also at 1:80 and 1:160 as well as moderate to high Sed rate and hypergammuglobulemia, false-positive lyme. Those are really my only abnormal labs. Physical symptoms are inflammatory arthritis, rashes, fever, fatigue, raynauds and brain fog. I have been diagnosed with UCTD and Fibromyalgia. Even though I don't fit snugly into one classification, I... (11 replies)
... of patients with SLE will have a positive ANA test, but the majority of people with a positive ANA test do not have SLE. ... (4 replies)
... Ok, I found this on another site. This is the testing I had done (by *******). Do you think this means I don't have Lupus? I don't have ALL of the symptoms. Just joint pain and muscle pain which could be my withdrawal from Xanax and I am okay out in the sun. I just have health anxiety and freak myself out really bad. (8 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)
... an ANA test. ... (5 replies)

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