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... Kooze, since you are just getting diagnosed and have not started any treatment, it's normal to feel frightened and just want to escape the reality of having a chronic illness. Unfortunately it will not just go away, but you can feel better in time with appropriate treatment. The meds used to treat SLE take some time to work, and a combination may be needed depending on how you... (1 replies)
... Hi everyone, I'm new, 42 years old from Australia. The last few months have been a roller coaster. Resulting in a diagnosis of SLE and lymphocytic vasculitis. ANA speckled 1:320 first test 1:80 speckled second test Positive biopsy for facial rash as lymphocytic vasculitis Anti dsDNA positive C3 high reading C4 low Urinalysis trace blood and low specific gravity... (1 replies)
... First let me say I am sorry you have been sick for so long without having been tested for lupus long ago. It's quite common for ANA to fluctuate between positive and negative, which invariably causes confusion, sometimes even for the Dr. ... (5 replies)

... I just had a ANA retest to check my titer and apparently it came back negative this time, so I'm confused. ... (5 replies)
... tests even though ANA was negative. When ANA is done using the "reflex" testing approach, if it's negative, all the various AB tests aren't necessarily run. ... (18 replies)
... is a pretty low ANA. ... (2 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)
... I too have a somewhat low ANA, but I am in excruciating amounts of pain and am very very inflamed... ... (7 replies)
... so although it's positive, it's so low they don't think it means much. ... (7 replies)
... The ANA is not that high. Have you been tested for all the autoimmune antibodies, RF factor, TPO etc? ... (12 replies)
Ana.
Oct 25, 2016
... grumpymoose, must say I love your nickname, it's the best ever. Anyhow, welcome. Before I answer, have you seen the "sticky posts"? On the main lupus page, they're the permanent info posts located above the user threads; they have a little lock symbol to the left of their titles. I was dx'ed with lupus with a negative ANA, which is very uncommon, less than 5% of all... (1 replies)
... You're welcome! To be honest, I don't recognize all those tests. I'm wondering whether any include "ANA subtypes", meaning tests for specific autoantibodies that doctors run if the (very general) ANA test is positive & your symptoms are possible in lupus. Some of those so-called "subtypes" are anti-ds-DNA, anti-Sm, anti-RNP, anti-Ro, anti-La, antiphospholipid, lupus... (5 replies)
... Thank you! The C3 and C4 were found by an immunologist as the rheumatologist originally referred me to her. Upon those results I was referred right back to her. According to the blood work so far done by immunology, I appear to be an otherwise healthy person with exception of the C3/C4 levels of course. The panel of tests now being done are: CBC GLUR Random ALB Calcium,... (5 replies)
... confirmed lupus nephritis, and patients whose ANA has turned negative due to meds. ... (5 replies)
... The problem with ANA is that it's not specific to any one condition. ... (11 replies)
... l. I don't recall the actual values but she said when both are lower it is an indication of Lupus. That said, she's now running a ton of further tests including ANA etc. We are looking in Ankloysing Spondylitis potentially as well but she's leaning towards Lupus. ... (5 replies)
... I had a low grade fever the next day and felt so horrible and in pain just in one area of neck. ... (11 replies)
... and if only slightly elevated, I don't think doctors would count ANA as a criteria fulfilled. ... (2 replies)
... In July I mentioned to my primary care dr that my joints always get achy. He sent me for tests related to RA. My rheumatoid factor was high, my ANA came back high, and the test cascaded into a couple other positive autoantibodies. ... (15 replies)
... Sadly, my hopes are low for the appointment tomorrow. Following the rheum appointment, I have an appointment with my endo to discuss what's going on. Currently, my TSH is 0. ... (15 replies)


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