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... Most recent ana was 2560 speckled. They are finally stopping looking for MS after 2 negative spinal taps and I have an appt. ... (8 replies)
... I have read so much info about lupus and most state that a high titer ANA is more predictive of lupus than an low titer one. I was wondering how many people here have lupus and a low titer ANA. If so, does it always stay positive, or does it usually show up negative? ... (6 replies)
... About a month ago I saw my GP for hair loss. Since I am only 29, my doctor ordered an ANA panel. ... (11 replies)

... Has anyone else had such a high titer? ... (1 replies)
... I too run a high titer ANA with a speckled pattern, while the ANA test does not always mean a person has lupus, I have read the it is more likely when the pattern is speckled. ... (7 replies)
... ranges with your levels, as that can change depending on type of test done and lab. It is important to know how high the dsDNA antibodies were both times, and how high the ANA was in Dec. ... (2 replies)
... Mande, where you stand diagnostically---with symptoms, positive ANA & anti-RNP, "fuzzy" MRA and MRI results, and waiting for your rheumatology appt.---is just about the worst stage of diagnosis, in my book. Puzzle pieces are seemingly falling in place, but not far enough to be helpul yet. Per a lupus hardcover I keep on my bookshelf, heartburn and swallowing problems are... (11 replies)
... ANA has testing limitations, too. It's a titer test involving progressive dilutions of a sample, so it's difficult to perform with total accuracy. Different labs can get varying results from the same sample. ... (2 replies)
... welcome. Positive ANA does not necessarily mean you have lupus. It is also positive in a number of autoimmune conditions, e.g. ... (1 replies)
... a disease or if I already have hidden tissue destruction going on of which I am not aware. Or if the high titer could be due to the EBV positive results I also had. ... (10 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)
... I wouldn't rule anything out. Lupus such a difficult disease. She really does seem to have a high titer and the fact that she has any pain or rash, no matter where it is, maybe should be considered. ... (5 replies)
... Actually im awaiting my Anti-cerdiolipins results as we speak and he is my internal medicine doctor.. but he is very thorough.. im more on the FW side im in the mid-cities area.. his name is Dr. richard sound like (rishard) not richard... my Mother in law told me about a hospital in Temple called Scott and white hospital that they diagnose the hard cases to figure out... ... (9 replies)
... I think it is more inportant that your anticardiolipids were positive rather than how high they are. ... (9 replies)
... I don't think that the titer of the ana means that it's severe, but I do think the fact that you have pleurisy and pericarditis means that it is severe. ... (9 replies)
1:160 Titer ANA
Jan 6, 2004
... free this afternoon until news of the positive ANA test came in. ... (2 replies)
1:160 Titer ANA
Jan 6, 2004
... An ANA can be specific to a whole range of autoimmune diseases, one being Lupus. What the important thing here is the stain pattern. ... (2 replies)
1:160 Titer ANA
Jan 6, 2004
... I just learned of my ANA test results today. I understand the concept of this test. ... (2 replies)
... homogeneous pattern. it states that it's above high normal. ... (11 replies)
... ossibility to consider and should be kept on the radar. Joint pain, fatigue and particularly photosensitivity can be symptoms. It would be interesting to see how high your ANA titer was, if you can get that. Perhaps you can call the rheum office and asked to be moved up if a cancellation occurs. ... (15 replies)

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