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Lupus or Not
Jan 1, 2015
... I have Hashimoto's and Hypothyroid was sent to a Rheumatologist for some tests have been having aches in my calves and feet felt weak for awhile but nothing major. She ran tests ANA neg positive DNA? ... (1 replies)
Suspected SLE
Dec 31, 2014
... I woke up, recognized it, and set up to fill my standing order that afternoon. I'm unsure if that affects the value of ANA tests but I tested with a weak positive of 1.66. ... (3 replies)
... to which she replied that I'd be more likely to have a positive Rheumatoid Factor. The upshot is that she has ordered the ANA to be redone, ENA, Complement and full blood analysis. Also, gave urine sample. ... (62 replies)

... negative, equivocal, weak positive, positive, and strong positive. And from the mere fact that such ranges exist, I'm betting that level does matter... ... (7 replies)
... Thanks for your note. See my comments below... :) Thanks! Appreciate it much! (29 replies)
... I saw a rheum earlier this year and she ran a number of tests. On the ANA the result came out as 0.7 weak positive. The ref. range was indicated as less than 0.7.The rheum said tests results looked fine. Does the weak positive really mean nothing? ... (6 replies)
... is a "weak positive". I have completely misunderstood what positive means? ... (62 replies)
... Mari, my anti-ds-DNA is likewise measured in IU/ml, but what gives it additional meaning: my labs include a footnote that parses the range. Here's my lab's footnote for anti-ds-DNA: < 25 = negative 25 - 34.9 = equivocal 35 - 99.9 = weak positive 100 - 200 = positive > 200 = strong positive Based on that, I still suspect that it's possible that a reading of 13 could be... (4 replies)
... Hi. I've read that it's normal to have some autoantibodies because our bodies are programmed to kill off old cells. Unfortunately, I don't know WHICH autoantibodies are considered normal, and at what levels. For anti-ds-DNA, my lab prints its ranges: < 25 IU/ml is Negative; 25-34.9 is Equivocal; 35-99.9 is Weak Positive; 100-200 is Positive; and > 200 is Strong Positive.... (4 replies)
... above "negative", personally I'd want to see a rheumatologist for a complete workup, so I'm glad you're going. Another good reason to go is that some problems in lupus are "silent", kidney involvement being the one that comes to mind first. ... (18 replies)
5 year old Lupus?
Jul 18, 2013
... fulfill another lupus criteria. ... (6 replies)
... DNA labs show a number AND what "range" my number falls into. The ranges my lab uses are negative, equivocal, weak positive, positive, and strong positive. ... (6 replies)
... nothing torn. My MD did bloodwork and I came back with a weak positive ANA, anemia but nothing else. He diagnosed me with Thoratic Outlet Syndrome and sent me to therapy. After a month of therapy, the arm pain seemed better. ... (4 replies)
ANA weak positive
May 21, 2008
... weren't ALL the ACR criteria for lupus checked? ... (6 replies)
ANA weak positive
May 21, 2008
... I'm only a patient, so I can't guess whether you have lupus in addition to your thyroid condition... ... (6 replies)
ANA weak positive
May 20, 2008
... ercentage of people. Anyway by the time I got to this facility I was already showing disease deterioration within my body. They started me on meds right away for Lupus and RA, because I had the physical symptoms though some of my labs were a little scattered. ... (6 replies)
... DNA levels should have more than a weakly positive ANA. ... (21 replies)
... DNA tests with the weak ANA. ... (21 replies)
... negative lupus exist? ... (4 replies)
... Also note that things other than an AI disease can cause a positive ANA, presumably in the lower range of numbers, e.g., viral or bacterial infection, family tendency, age, etc. ... (35 replies)


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