... I had an Ana test done last November. ... (3 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)
... dsDNA test. In March, a negative ANA, no other test conducted. Fast forward to this week, negative ANA test but positive anti dsdna test. ... (2 replies)
... for diagnosis a positive test for a specific antibody is more important than is a negative ANA test. ... (7 replies)
... Does a negative ANA rule out SLE, as I know people test negative for ANA but still have the subset SCLE. I am confused. If anyone could clear this up, I would greatly appreciate it. ... (1 replies)
... I recently reviewed some autoimmune info and it explained that if calcium and magnesium levels were off, more cal than mag, then you could have inflammation problem. Info explained magnesium helps keep control of inflammation.
When doctors started workup on me, they were looking for protein in urine.
Info in medical books about immune inflammatory responses indicates... (29 replies)
... of negative ANA. ... (29 replies)
... I was wondering if it is possible to have any form of Lupus with out having a positive ANA test? ... (29 replies)
... I doubt that one negative ANA proves much, because blood labs by definition are really only a snapshot in time. ... (5 replies)
... three rows of extra eyelashes, and arthritis, and osteo penia. I had ana test.. ... (6 replies)
... speckled. Now ANA negative but RNP 7.8. ... (0 replies)
... It looks to me like your ANA result fell within your lab's negative range, but your dr. should confirm that, of course. ... (2 replies)
... Hi and welcome. I was told and have read that about 3 to 5% of people with systemic lupus remain ANA-negative, but test positive for anti-Ro. This subtype is called "Ro-lupus". Hopefully your doctors will test for specific autoantibodies even if your ANA stays negative---especially given your low C4, elevated ESR, etc. Hope you post more soon. Best wishes, Vee (2 replies)
... throw a negative ANA in the mix LOL. I'm just curious to see how many of us folks are truly out there. ... (9 replies)
... I've had test results where some columns make little sense. ... (3 replies)
... what if your ANA test comes back Positive/ reference range negative (3 replies)
... The value of the ana test is determined by lots of factors. The results of an ANA test are usually given in titres, which is a measure of how much the blood sample can be diluted before the presence of the antibodies can no longer be detected. ... (2 replies)
... i had a positive ana test result last year ,his year was negative why its that? ... (1 replies)
... My mother has had Lupus for around 25 years now, so over the last few years when I began getting symptomatic I've had my GP run test to make sure I didn't have it. Every time he's run an ANA on me, and it's be 5 times since '02, it's come back negative, no number just negative. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for the replies.
I had a consult with my dr. Since my previous ANA test (in April) was negative. We will recheck in 3 mos.
Jackyeli, if you results were very high but have no symptoms, maybe you should retest? Or get further tests as VeeJ recommends. Good Luck. (4 replies)