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... with modern tests, ANA is now positive almost always. ... (1 replies)
... My last question would be if the ANA test came back negative. Even if it was negative, could it still be lupus? ... (1 replies)
... low WBC, low Vit D, and grossly positive Lupus Band Test on 3 different skin punches taken over several years. No organ damage. ... (8 replies)

... My differential on the wbc sometimes comes back slighlty low too. I get a pink rash on my body when out in the sun. I have pics of me at the beach to show the dr. If in sun for very long time, I also get hives. ... (8 replies)
... Hi and welcome. Like you, I've read the exact opposite about anti-ribosomal P, that it's strongly suggestive of lupus. If you've read the diagnostic criteria*, no, it isn't listed, but I think the reason is that it's seen far less commonly than the AB's your rheum cited., Problem is, if the diagnostic criteria were to include EVERYTHING, it would be pages long and useless to... (8 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)


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