... Very possible. Yes. 1:80 is considered a "border line". If you had less than perhaps you dont' have lupus. But with 1:80 is enough to be diagnosed with lupus.
I hope you don't have it...but with all your symptoms - rashes, fever, joint pain, weight loss. Also, check for sjorgens but I dont' think you have that. (10 replies)
... I see. Mine started from Raynaulds Phenemeon without any other symptoms. Then one night, I started feeling really ill and its just followed from that really. But my Raynaulds has been really painful this year... the worst it ever had been which, I guess could have been the warning sign to the whole thing. Did they test you any further? (5 replies)
... for 10 years without symptoms..........then I started having symptoms..........They call it lupus like syndrome or mild lupus...............But he gave me plaqunil and pian meds .I have had this dx for 5 years, I think. They called it border line............ ... (5 replies)
... Yes, I told you before. 1:80 is considered a "border line". In another words, you can have lupus with 1:80. It used to be that only a bigger numbers will indicate lupus - well it's not like that anymore. 1:80 is just about enough to indicate lupus.
Also, your ANA can change all the time. You can do the testing again and it will show a different result. (5 replies)
... Sounds like possible Lupus to me. ... (26 replies)
... In a lupus rash, certain characteristic things are seen under the microscope, e.g., cell border changes, "immune junk" that shouldn't be there, too much or too little of certain cell components, etc. ... (14 replies)