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... I also have those painful knots on my bones. Weird! they stick up on my shoulder bones which look atrophied. Funny you should mention fosomax because I was taking Actonel for the last 10 months. I developed joint pain 2 weeks after starting it and it didn't let up. Later I developed muscle weakness and atrophy with numerous other symptoms. My tests for RA, ANA, lupus,... (5 replies)
... which was 78. I did not know at the time what either of these tests were for. I had several more ANA tests done over many months and all were negative except once it was a weak positive for "speckled pattern. ... (38 replies)
... Hi. I think my doctors would also deem an ANA of 1:640 meaningfully elevated. But to fully understand your anti-ds-DNA of 12, I think you need the reference range used by your lab. For example, my lab calls < 25 IU/ml completely negative; and further, it calls--- 25-34.9 IU/ml = equivocal 35-99.9 IU/ml = weak positive 100-200 IU/ml = positive > 200 = strong positive ... (3 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)
... your positive is being considered a "low" or "weak" positive. ... (5 replies)
... of patients with known SLE. Later he says "Ribosomal P has a weak association with psychotic behavior and is found mostly in lupus patients" . ... (8 replies)
... Rant part two. Infectious disease doctor I was sent to by horrible first rheumy for possibility of staph infection (which resulted in unneeded stress, a waste of time hospital stay, insurance issues, and being humiliated by assorted medical "professionals") that turned out to just be 4 contaminated cultures, saw me last week and was the one who pointed out the swollen... (32 replies)
... I tested as not having lupus according to the ANA work, even during a flare. ... (3 replies)
... being a weak positive. ... (12 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)
... Today was my partner's first rheum appointment to discuss all of her symptoms and positive ANA test. Unfortunately, she was told to get some blood tests and then go get a sleep study. Her next appointment is SIX MONTHS from now. ... (2 replies)
Any ideas?
Jan 21, 2012
... Yes, I have had ANA done, a few times. It has always come back negative and one time it came back "weak positive". ... (3 replies)
ANA weak positive
May 21, 2008
... Hi. THIS is EXACTLY where my current rheumie made his NASTY comments, on the "DIDN'T THEY GO FURTHER?" question. I'm only a patient (obviously), but the dr. *may* have meant, (1) weren't more specific bloodwork tests and urinalysis called for; and (2) weren't ALL the ACR criteria for lupus checked? I can't second-guess your doctor... I think you should just ASK if she... (6 replies)
ANA weak positive
May 20, 2008
... Osteoblast This is only my experience, I in no way am putting any medical facility or person down, I just know what my harrowing experience was. I will share with you what I have learned going to Rheum's at a major MI university that is also a leading facility in Lupus & other CTD's research. I will try to make this short. 14yrs. ago I started the journey of trying to find... (6 replies)
... e ground and my feet would hit the ground very hard because of my perception that I was so high up, I had trembling very bad throughout my body and I was so very weak I cried at the thought of trying to get to the bathroom. ... (2 replies)
... Hi gals, I also had the shocking feeling but it wasn't in my neck. It was coming from 3 herniated discs in my lower spine. It would shoot straight up my spine to the base of my neck as if it had a specific path to run. I did not have them for a while and then they came back. My Dr. and chiropractor scolded me for not doing my stretching and pulling exercises. They tell... (21 replies)
... I have the lumps that you describe and all of my joints are swollen and red. I also was recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia and have weak muscles and am always fatigued. All of these symptoms appeared when I took Fosamax about two years ago for osteoporosis. ... (5 replies)
... Then I had a butterfly rash and felt dreadful after an hour or so in weak sunshine. I asked the GP to test my ANA. It came back positive but not strongly so. Given the circumstances I was referred to a rheumatologist. The haematologist also thought that was wise. ... (8 replies)
... got weird looking acne all over my back and face but doctors brushed it off to hormonal imbalance. For 2 weeks straight I had a sunburn redness on my face but my ANA was negative so doctors assumed rosacea. And actually I did put a rosacea cream on my face and it worked as long as I was putting it on. ... (16 replies)
... and a Positive SSA of 68, I see there is some sort of connective tissue disease but the answer is what? ... (4 replies)


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