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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)
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)
... 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)

... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
Possible Lupus!!
Oct 22, 2015
... Been ill 14yrs. Positive ANA, high rheumatoid factor,weakly positive ccp antibody, mildly raised IgM, brain lesions but negative lumbar puncture, low vit D, High LFT but then went back to normal. ... (2 replies)
... sorry for posting again but all my tests are back. last batch of tests were all fine (last august) apart from ana. (these are not from doctor yet, but from a friend who works at hospital, will see doctor later next week, so maybe slightly muddled) ana: 1:1280 speckled p-anca: weakly positive ena anti-ro: positive ena anti b anti ena (could this be ss-b??): positive ... (1 replies)
ANCA positive?
Mar 5, 2015
... I agree that a titer of 1:1280 on ANA is more than "Post viral" and having even a weakly + ANCA lends support to the fact that something is going on with you that needs attention. If nothing else, it should make the rheumy sit up and take notice, and look for any signs of vasculitis. I think ANCA can be + in lupus, and an explanation should be sought as well for the... (7 replies)
... r to maintain as many aspects of a healthy lifestyle that she can. Arguing about WHAT it is takes energy away from both of you that would be better spent in more positive ways. ... (15 replies)
... ed help. It is very frustrating to feel so badly and look so well on paper. I am like that too. It took ten years after I had full blown symptoms of lupus for my ANA to turn weakly positive, now it is negative, and my inflammatory markers etc. are always normal. I would suggest trying to see a different rheum. ... (11 replies)
Mar 16, 2014
... Lilshort, I'm not equipped to totally understand your recent 3/11/14 labs (understatement :D), but to the limited degree that I can, they don't seem to show that very interesting pattern you cited in your post #1, of often having blood and protein show up in urinalysis. So, my first reaction was to wonder, did your current doctor ever get copies of those OLDER labs? (That he... (76 replies)
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)
... Just got a copy of my last few bloods, they told me that ny ana was only weakly positive. ... (11 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)
Lupus questions
Oct 10, 2012
... Hi, Vee ,, 1st , Thank ‘s for responding . I’m going to see a rheumatologist today about his concern With Complement C4 level . On the Biopsy question , Pathologic Diagnosis A. skin, right forearm punch Biopsy: Consistent with Lupus erythematosus. Then the blood work report came back “”Abnormalities in Complement levels. ANA / were weakly positive & double stranded DNA.... (3 replies)
... very low positive and at the same time negative with the FARR ASSAY? ... (7 replies)
... positive ANA and positive anticardiolipin? ... (7 replies)

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