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... Yes, you can have an auto immune disease with a negative ANA. ... (4 replies)
... I have rheumatoid arthritis and have a negative ANA and a negative rheumatoid factor... ... (4 replies)
... can you be diagnosed with lupus and have a positive ana then a negative ana when it is being treated (1 replies)

... Hi. Well, for me the answer is yes. I have had multiple test come back positive but my last one was negative in Feb. My last rheumy, in CO said that means that the lupus is 'dormant'..... ... (1 replies)
... Over the last year or so, I had new things happen that would help me reach the criteria needed for that. Next flare will see what a new doctor thinks. Sometimes I don't know which way to turn. (13 replies)
... they can go positive to negative with regards to how we are feeling. The body can fix itself easier in the first stages of Lupus too, causing the ANA to go negative. That is why many Rheumy's don't just base the diagnosis on blood work NOW, its all the past blood work too. ... (13 replies)
... I saw an immunologist recently who took my ANA agin, for a 3rd time, and this time it came out negative. I was very surprised at the results. Does this mean I have no autoimmune disorders? ... (13 replies)
... just wondering if anyone knows of someone testing positive ANA and not had an autoimmune disorder. ... (13 replies)
... I had a positive, low titer, speckled pattern (twice a few yrs apart), then was negative. (13 replies)
... i have just recieve a postive ana and i am being tested for lupus, although i didn't get to seem my usual physican, and i am still hoping it turns out to be sjogrens rather than lupus. ... (13 replies)
... Hello, I don't usually look at this board, but the title caught my eye. My troubles started in 1987, when I started college. I went through every possible symptom: severe (migraine-type) headaches, unspeakable pain throughout my body (peripheral neuropathy), several grand mal seizures (non-epileptic), extreme and unusual exhaustion, repetitive pleurisy, halting... (13 replies)
... Jenny - I've been told (in the past) that I too have serum-negative RA. But my new rhuemy says that I have scleraderma and positive anti-bodies for Lupus, but I have no physical symptoms of lupus. This whole thing gets very, very frustrating trying to figure out what is really causing so many of my problems. May I ask what does the doctor give you for your RA? I don't mean... (4 replies)
... set" before the full blown disorder. I've got to see a Haemotologist about my recent "positive" ANA result. ... (5 replies)
... Mine was positive aith the resulrt of 1:2560, and a positive Rf at 600, Pstv anti ro and anti la, ngtv everything else. My Hair and lashes are falling out everywhere allready, and it's only been two months. What is to be done to pre THanks. A concerned frient.vent hair loss? (9 replies)
... I'm new to all this and I have read the articles about false positives and the fact that the ANA by itself is not significant in making a diagnosis. ... (9 replies)
... I have a positive ANA, speckled pattern. I asked my doc to take more specific tests and got the results... RNP negative Smith negative Anti SS-A negative Anti SS-B negative Actin (Smooth Muscle) negative Antiscleroderma negative I don't understand it. My doc says I have either lupus, sjogrens, mctd, scleroderma or a mixture of two or more. Yet, the tests came back... (5 replies)
... and even negative at times over a period of years... All other definitve tests have been negative... ... (8 replies)
My update
Aug 29, 2004
... the blood work was negative for both p and c anca.. only reading a one. ... (9 replies)
... If so have they also done other test, if not, then they should, from my experience once you get a positive ANA they should send you for more lab work to confirm lupus or other auto immune diseases. ... (1 replies)
ANA normalizing
Sep 13, 2006
... speckled pattern. I saw a rheumatologist about 3 yrs ago who did all the lupus blood work and it was negative except for the ANA. The positive ANA has always been contributed to the hashimoto's and vitiligo. I saw a new internal medicine doctor last week and he repeated the ANA . ... (3 replies)




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