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... I have been testing ANA "weakly positive" for 12 years. I have had sooo many problems with stomach ulcers, hives, tingling, headaches, even irregular arythmia of the heart. ... (2 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)
... Either way, I think we can get you started on your ANA question. ANA by itself can't diagnose anything, for several reasons. First off, it may positive in multiple conditions within rheumatology, like lupus, RA, the myositises, etc. ... (6 replies)

... of the population who is healthy who just has a positive ANA. ... (10 replies)
... My 'weak' ANA has the dr's CONVINCED I do not have Lupus. He says I do not present the clinical features of Lupus. ... (21 replies)
... itially as kind of a "screening" by a doctor with no real familiarity with lupus. The rheumatologist didn't do any further testing on my blood sample because the ANA came back only weakly positive and he didn't suspect there was a problem anyway. ... (10 replies)
ANCA positive?
Mar 5, 2015
... but also my ANCA was weakly positive...this is a new one to me. And googling doesn't really help, it all sounds complicated. I've been told me ANA is coincidence but I don't think my ANCA is...not according to what I'm reading. But this isn't usually a lupus indicator is it? ... (7 replies)
... Lastly, there are some "lupus" patients who have only fibromyalgia, but on testing were found to have a weakly positive ANA. They were incorrectly diagnosed as having lupus on the basis of the blood test... ... (23 replies)
... very low positive and at the same time negative with the FARR ASSAY? ... (7 replies)
... My understanding is that just about everyone tests positive to EBV, most of us having been exposed to the virus at some point. ... (1 replies)
... positive ANA and positive anticardiolipin? ... (7 replies)
Need Advice
Apr 18, 2006
... I was told I had tumid lupus/lupus profundus by a dermatologist a little over a month ago for two spots (both of which he took a biopsy of) on my upper arm. He sent me for more bloodwork which came back weakly positive ANA and Anti-Ro. He sent me to a rheumy who I've seen twice now. He also sent me for more bloodwork which came back smiliar to the first tests weakly positive... (5 replies)
... st and they help greatly. Here is my question. When lupus is or was suspected when do you let go of the assumption that it could be lupus. I have had only one weakly positive ANA over the last nine years. Just a month ago I had all of these tests ran. ... (3 replies)
... because ANA isn't specific to any single condition, it alone can't ever diagnose anything. But all that said, do you know how high yours is? ... (4 replies)
... DNA was borderline. Sed Rate was also weakly positive. ... (8 replies)
Lupus?
Mar 15, 2014
... I decided to post my recent results so you guys can check them out. I read on another posts where borderline results can be significant, so here they are. ANA IFA SCREEN W/REFL TO TITER AND PATTERN, IFA ANA SCREEN, IFA POSITIVE (NEGATIVE) March 11, 2014 DIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN TEST (DAT) DIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN TEST (DAT) NEGATIVE (NEGATIVE) March 11, 2014 SM ANTIBODY SM... (76 replies)
... a few years later I got pregnant, my waters broke early and my son was born prematurely and died. I was told it was a one off. I pushed for tests and got a positive ana. but was told it was only weakly positive and not significant and they refused to refer me. ... (6 replies)
... If I were you, I'd want MANY autoantibody tests run, whether your ANA was negative or weakly positive. By "all sorts", I don't mean just the handful of autoantibodies that are included in the diagnostic criteria for lupus and APS. ... (7 replies)
... ime with any other doctor because they always tell you to wait and see how you feel in a week or two and I was not waiting any longer. He did the bloodwork. My ana was negative and all other tests normal. He did tell me I was experiencing arthritis though and said that I could have something called Palindromic Rhuematism. ... (5 replies)
... Just got a copy of my last few bloods, they told me that ny ana was only weakly positive. ... (11 replies)


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