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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)
Oct 22, 2016
... but my Ana was negative the one time I took it. ... (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)

... if you can get actual copies of your test results, and care to post them here, it would be helpful. ... (2 replies)
... and if only slightly elevated, I don't think doctors would count ANA as a criteria fulfilled. ... (2 replies)
... Hi! Thank you so much for your answer!! Yes, your case indeed sound a lot like mine. :O I live in Brazil and I havent find any dermatopathologist here in my city >.< and nothing called lupus band test, but i think i find a laboratory that does what they call "direct immunofluoressence" and in the description they say it can diagnosis lupus. Do you think is the same thing? ... (14 replies)
... My ANA was never positive. ... (14 replies)
... style, on which I fell over immediately because my ANA was negative. ... (7 replies)
... I had the ANA with reflex cascade, so after the first series of 5 antibodies found a positive, the test stopped. ... (7 replies)
... yes it came back negative again. Only abnormal thing were the habitual pcr and esr. ... (14 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. ... (11 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)
... 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)
... 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)

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