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... 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. ... (11 replies)
... CCP is a test for early RA. ... (4 replies)
... cked out further with Anti phospholipid antibodies. With your symptoms and labs I would suspect lupus more than ms. Rash biopsy could be diagnostic if lupus band test is positive. Other antibodies can be tested to help confirm and the results of lumbar puncture should be helpful at least. I hope it went well for you. ... (7 replies)

New Symptom
Aug 21, 2016
... ve a positive ANA. Your RF is elevated which could be significant for rheumatoid arthritis. Some people, like me, have both lupus and RA. It took 10 years for my ANA to turn positive after I had full blown symptoms of lupus for that long. ... (1 replies)
... Ro with a negative ANA, wanted that LBT done. It was the one test that finally confirmed, with certainty, that I had lupus. ... (4 replies)
... but that isn't to say that those labs have been run "recently enough". You said April 2015 was the last time you saw negative ANA and RF? ... (1 replies)
... scarring lesions on back and upper arms, that I finally correlated to sun exposure. Because ANA stayed negative, local doctors didn't consider lupus, but large metro teaching hospital rheum did immediately. ... (7 replies)
Dsdna testing
Aug 1, 2016
... patient, but I believe ANA is a very general test that can be positive in quite a few conditions, and that it's never by itself alone diagnostic of anything. ... (1 replies)
... I believe I posted in another thread of yours, so I won't repeat all I said before but I did want to mention asking for a CK muscle enzyme test when you feel you are having a flare of muscle weakness. There are different types of myositis and that is the best screening blood test for it. ... (14 replies)
... DNA. But it can be greater than negative but still not be considered as "positive" or "strongly positive". ... (14 replies)
... lupus and others. It is very helpful that the other antibodies will be tested, as they are more specific to point to a given diagnosis. Your rheumatoid arthritis test is negative, so you will have more information when these other test results are in. ... (1 replies)
Late Onset Lupus
Jul 10, 2016
... Thank you, Ladybud! That's how I felt about the dsDNA test results. I'm encouraged that my rheumatologist said he will monitor me closely due to high ANA. ... (10 replies)
Late Onset Lupus
Jul 6, 2016
... It differs from SLE in several key regards. While ANA is positive in both, in DILE the specific AB's most associated with SLE aren't present. ... (10 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)


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