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... 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)
... I know that is a disease that comes back with a positive ANA and ASM. BUT my liver enzymes are normal now. ... (0 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)

... spmom, in and of itself, ANA doesn't diagnose anything, because it's positive in quite a few conditions. ... (1 replies)
Correct Dx?
Jul 7, 2004
... I researched your question just a bit and I've only read that ANA is usually negative in Lyme disease... ... (4 replies)
... Test Name LUPUS (SLE) PANEL ANA SCREEN, IFA ANA, IFA PATTERN ANA, IFA TITER <1:40 1:40-1:80 >1:80 In Range HOMOGENEOUS Negative Low Antibody Level Elevated Antibody Level Out Of Range POSITIVE 1:40 H (0 replies)
... ANA titer 160 homogeneous the only specific antibody abnormality was low C4 and positive but not high RA and a low positivity in Microsomal AB. ... (2 replies)
... In ANA titer tests, each successive dilution doubles the volume, and the last reading at which positive results were seen is the result. ... (7 replies)
Jul 8, 2003
... ay have had something to do with the leg infection, and I am now taking a daily baby aspirin. That's it. You didn't mention your age, Mollyd. I have read that ANA levels tend to go up as we get older, and they are often elevated in people who are over age 60. Well, I'm 65. ... (2 replies)
... write back before now! Anyhow, ANA is only a general test that can be positive in a wide variety of conditions, not just lupus. The ANA test involves doing successive dilutions, and inspecting the sample at each point to see if "fluoresced material" still shows up. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks for your reply in many cases ana can be elevated do to lymes I just dont want that to get over looked, but there is a family history to autoimmunne diseases. ... (7 replies)
... Starting to think maybe it is just a strong positive titer with nothing behind it? ... (6 replies)
... reactive and was elevated a couple times. Was sent to a rheumy and diagnosed at having fibromyalgia. this was YEARS ago. the first rheumy dr. ... (11 replies)
... ANA Screen IFA POSITIVE ANA Pattern 1 HOMOGENEOUS ANA Titer 1 1:40 Reference Range <1:40 Negative 1:40-1:80 Low Antibody Level >1:80 Elevated Antibody Level My PCP ran blood work on me b/c of my symptoms. This is what we got back. I am going to my first rheumatologist appointment tomorrow. Just wondering what all this means. Any insight would be greatly... (4 replies)
... A, very high RF and elevated SED. My rheumatologist diagnosed me last year with Sjogren's, but I meet more than enough criteria for Lupus. ... (19 replies)
... there are many other causes for an elevated ANA, and not all of them are as serious as Lupus or the other connective tissue diseases. ... (19 replies)
Q @ ANA results
Apr 10, 2011
... Hi and welcome! I also believe elevated ANA alone doesn't point to a particular condition, but that rheumatology is often the first specialty seen, especially where symptoms point that way. ... (2 replies)
... Sjogren's, e.g., elevated ANA, joint pain, fatigue, swallowing problems, etc. Can't hurt to ask, and maybe have tests run to rule thyroid in or out, if you haven't already? ... (27 replies)
... ve given me 4 different broad antibiotics orally and 2 different ones by of those bad boys was a doozy!! Meanwhile my white count has stayed steadily elevated but only a bit...nothing too bad and nothing changes, it just keeps getting a little worse. ... (10 replies)
... Hi This is my very first post and I hope someone can help me interpret some new information... I'm 42, Female, consider myself to be healthy except that I have epilepsy, since my teens, well controlled w/ medication. Went to my primary dr. - overall achy, terrible pain - as if I had worked out to the point of total muscle exhaustion. Feel in mostly in my legs, but... (3 replies)

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