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... for you is because I have been reading about lupus. Rheumatoid factor is actually produced by your body, that causes a chain reaction of bio chemical events that leads to cartilage and joint destruction. ... (3 replies)
... If anyone has any insight about rheumatoid factor tests and what any of this means, I would appreciate it! Thanks for letting me babble. ... (5 replies)
Rheumatoid factor
Jul 22, 2004
... of patients with lupus have a positive rheumatoid factor but that doesn't mean "full RA" apparently. ... (15 replies)

Rheumatoid factor
Jul 20, 2004
... I was told that it was highly unlikely to have lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. I understand that only a small percentage of people with lupus have both. I already know I have systemic lupus and APLS. ... (15 replies)
... Cari, I'm really sorry you're struggling with so much & glad you're seeing a rheum this week. Is this your first rheum? I'd expect him to run all new tests; they often do, using labs that they know are skilled at the AI tests. Have you seen the sticky posts (permanent info posts) located above the user threads? They contain basic info on lupus: diagnostic criteria, common... (14 replies)
Mar 15, 2014
... I decided to post my recent results so you guys can check them out. I read on another posts where borderline results can be significant, so here they are. ANA IFA SCREEN W/REFL TO TITER AND PATTERN, IFA ANA SCREEN, IFA POSITIVE (NEGATIVE) March 11, 2014 DIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN TEST (DAT) DIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN TEST (DAT) NEGATIVE (NEGATIVE) March 11, 2014 SM ANTIBODY SM... (76 replies)
Possible Lupus!!
Oct 22, 2015
... Been ill 14yrs. Positive ANA, high rheumatoid factor,weakly positive ccp antibody, mildly raised IgM, brain lesions but negative lumbar puncture, low vit D, High LFT but then went back to normal. ... (2 replies)
Tests For Lupus ?
Jul 15, 2004
... for antiphospholipid syndrme, RPR, VDRL, anticardiolipin antibody, and lupus anticoagulant. ... (2 replies)
... I've read that rheumatoid factor can be positive in RA, in lupus, and maybe some other things, too. ... (3 replies)
... nning a few months ago, I've gotten many strange symptoms that, upon doing some research, I've realized sound a lot like lupus. I've done a lot of research into Lupus and read most of the posts on this site, and I'd like to make my own post and get some opinions. ... (8 replies)
... Sockie, I've never read that a rheum MUST find *specific* AB's (AB's = autoantibodies) to pin down a dx more refined than the generic "CTD", but one sure senses they look for them! (The ACR criteria for each of these conditions are likely to contain one or more specific AB's, but with most of those criteria lists, a patient only must fulfill "some" criteria.) Another thing... (19 replies)
Oct 20, 2012
... current rashes for years that should have spelled lupus, had my local dermatologists been familiar with the rash type I had. i.e., I had enough to create a solid lupus Dx. ... (3 replies)
... ortho doc thought I had a tear, but due to the warmness and discoloration, decided to run some blood tests to rule out an infection. This included an ANA titer, rheumatoid factor and Sed rate. ... (2 replies)
... rse and my family has a history of very fine, thinning of the hair. I have not internal organ symptoms except for my gallbladder being removed a week before the Lupus dx in May due to the bile duct shutting down and no longer working. ... (3 replies)
Rheumatoid factor
Jul 20, 2004
... I am a member of another lupus board and several of the members have both lupus and RA, so I am thinking it is more common than most people realize. ... (15 replies)
... Hello, Maria. I met a woman with the same kind of lupus I have---the SCLE variant---and she had multiple episodes of scaly, itchy, weepy outer ear infections. I think her drs. sent her for outpatient antibiotic drips, as her problem was really hard to clear up. She was on steroids at the time, but I think she got off them & remained on Plaquenil. (I've never had this... (6 replies)
... Then I'd look for tests that are usually run if lupus or "close cousin" are suspected. ... (5 replies)
Seronegative lupus
Mar 12, 2010
... d type of inflammatory arthritis in November 2009. Scans showed inflammation in both feet, right ankle, both hands and both wrists. My rheumy said it sounds like rheumatoid arthritis because of the pattern of joints involved but the rheumatoid factor is negative, although my ESR is very high and CRP is positive. ... (2 replies)
... and also in other rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, etc. Plus, labs use different measuring standards. Finally, its value rises and falls. ... (5 replies)
Lupus confusion
Nov 26, 2017
... she says I have rheumatoid arthritis not lupus cause peopke with lupus dont have inflamation. I thought they did? ... (0 replies)

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