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... le test rules systemic lupus out, my best guess is that your doctors have run ANA, a general antibody test, multiple times and might be ruling out lupus based on ANA being negative. Why? ... (7 replies)
... A lot of the new systems include computer calculated results of what is possible. Alise is its own whole system. I know some (like bioplex system) shows list of most likely diseases based upon blood results only. I dont know if alise is ONLY based on blood, or symptoms too. In your case, with a low dsdna and blood results only yes, SLE is "unlikely" by a computer... in... (1 replies)
Oct 7, 2014
... logist just to rule out the possibility of something else causing my aches and pains. So, my GP did that and did some bloods. The rheumatology factor came back negative and that was that. I asked her to consider lupus and gave her a list of symptoms that come and go. So, she ordered ANA test. ... (4 replies)

? about testing
Oct 11, 2014
... Goldy, many rheums wont repeat certain antibody tests once you've been diagnosed. IE ANA once positive is considered always positive. It doesnt measure disease activity. ... (7 replies)
So confused =(
Oct 10, 2014
... m AB. While it's good that this is negative, unfortunately there are multiple antibody screens available, so it's impossible to know which specific AB's this one test includes, i.e., it may not be exhaustive. ... (1 replies)
Good Complements?
Sep 17, 2014
... dsDNA along with a negative ANA. It isn't an error, it has to do with the way the tests are run and the sensitivity of each test. ... (35 replies)
... My physician told me that the following blood test results are not positive for Lupus. That is contradictory to everything I have read. ... (2 replies)
... So she completely dismissed my ana and told me its likely i have anyklosing spondylitis but more x rays would be needed. ... (5 replies)
... which he acknowledges is extremely high. But all other antibody tests are negative as is my rheumatoid factor so he says I definitely don't have lupus or ra. He is starting me on hydroxychloroquine but only because of my joint pain he says. ... (3 replies)
... I just noticed that my DRVVT test was slightly high. All the other lupus aps tests were negative. Below the aps results it said that DRVVT by itself doesn't qualify for lupus aps. ... (8 replies)
Good Complements?
Sep 15, 2014
... ordered additional tests. He was VERY dismissive regarding the results of my first test. My second set of test results came in in April. I don't have the numbers or method, but the dsDNA result was elevated. ... (35 replies)
... It can be positive in autoimmune hashimotos: If there was a connective tissue disease present as well, most people are going to have something more to prove so. Your WBC or RBC could be low. Platelets might be messed up. Inflammatory markers (ESR, CPK) may be elevated. There are a bunch of different blood tests that can be done... (2 replies)
... joint aches and hair loss. I had a physical where my thyroid antibodies were very high, my t4 was low., and my ana was 1.5. I went to a rheumotologist to rule out any other possible issues. The rheumotologist told me I had hashimotos. .. ... (2 replies)
... re it wasn't a false positive but got the same result. I was then given a salivary gland biopsy to rule out Sjogren's, which came back negative. My rheum said my test results weren't enough to definitively diagnose me with anything, although she thinks I have "early lupus". ... (5 replies)
... t comes and goes. Sometimes a biopsy of a rash can yield a diagnosis, but here is the catch. To get lupus to show up, if that is what it is, an immunoflourescent test looking for a lupus band in the skin MUST be done. A general biopsy will usually come back nonspecific and you have gone through it for nothing. ... (12 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)

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