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... Hi, Min5f. I've also read that ANA can turn positive in advance of symptoms. ... (2 replies)
... If it's been over 3 months, I personally think it is quite reasonable to request another ANA test and this time if it comes out "normal" then you can rest a bit more assured as you said you don't have any other symptoms right now. ... (3 replies)
... welcome. I think that ANA is elevated but not hugely, but , ANA level doesn't necesssarily track with disease severity. And at lower levels, false positives are more likely. ... (3 replies)

... could have profound clinical problems. So ANA is meaningful, but only in the context of symptoms. ... (4 replies)
... ANA is positive 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)
... ANA is also sometimes elevated due to a passing virus, aging, a family tendency, etc. ... (2 replies)
... A blood test was administered during this initial visit. The result of the blood test came back with everything within normal range except elevated ANA titer. ... (5 replies)
... Ro positive. ANA levels can be wildly high. A fair percent also have Sjogren's. ... (12 replies)
... No, my supplements do not help much... My levels hover around low levels, but not significantly low. ... (12 replies)
... elevated ANA due to a passing virus, a family tendency, etc. ... (5 replies)
... ell, with a lupus band test included. The liver issues could be related, as there is a "lupoid hepatitis" as well as other possible causes. I have never heard of elevated copper levels in lupus, but find that very interesting and will research that too. Let us know how things go for you and keep pressing for answers. ... (5 replies)
... So then I went to see an allergist. After some testing and bloodwork, she noticed elevated ANA levels and told me I should see a rheumatologist. She said, It could be something like lupus. ... (0 replies)
... jrlaguna, hi. Doubtless I'll have trouble finding words to convey this, but criteria and symptoms are different. The criteria speak to things that distinguish lupus from other conditions, and thus don't really constitute a definitive list of symptoms. To illustrate--- The criteria *appear* to say that only a few autoantibodies are possible in lupus (i.e., anti-ds-DNA and... (5 replies)
... I've had thyroid levels checked in my blood tests... they were all normal. Which only makes this more confusing. I have noticed, though... that I do have that butterfly marking. ... (12 replies)
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Aug 15, 2005
... She and one of my siblings also had diabetes. I have 2 nieces with Crohn's, and my own daughter has elevated ANA levels, but she is not symptomatic. ... (6 replies)
... Anyone have any imput? (35 replies)
... Has there been any NOTED cases of this disorder withou t having elevated ANA levels? ... (35 replies)
I'm miserable..
Jan 18, 2011
... d to me it just wasn't the answer to why I was so sick. Well he told me out of his own mouth, he just didn't know what else was wrong. I was not followed up with ANA testing after I quit going to the rhematologist. ... (22 replies)
... IS ANA high enough to be counted? ... (42 replies)
... said that since my ANA was negative the one time it was done, she'll say it's not Lupus, because if I was that sick the ANA would be very high. ... (29 replies)

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