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... of the population who is healthy who just has a positive ANA. ... (10 replies)
... My 'weak' ANA has the dr's CONVINCED I do not have Lupus. He says I do not present the clinical features of Lupus. ... (21 replies)
... itially as kind of a "screening" by a doctor with no real familiarity with lupus. The rheumatologist didn't do any further testing on my blood sample because the ANA came back only weakly positive and he didn't suspect there was a problem anyway. ... (10 replies)

... I have been testing ANA "weakly positive" for 12 years. I have had sooo many problems with stomach ulcers, hives, tingling, headaches, even irregular arythmia of the heart. ... (2 replies)
... Lastly, there are some "lupus" patients who have only fibromyalgia, but on testing were found to have a weakly positive ANA. They were incorrectly diagnosed as having lupus on the basis of the blood test... ... (23 replies)
... owitz and Gladman cover this topic extensively in a textbook chapter.1 In another textbook, Edworthy offers a complicated algorithm for diagnosis of lupus, using ANA titer, related antibodies, complement levels and symptoms to derive "diagnostic certainty". ... (4 replies)
... Either way, I think we can get you started on your ANA question. ANA by itself can't diagnose anything, for several reasons. First off, it may positive in multiple conditions within rheumatology, like lupus, RA, the myositises, etc. ... (6 replies)
Need Advice
Apr 18, 2006
... I was told I had tumid lupus/lupus profundus by a dermatologist a little over a month ago for two spots (both of which he took a biopsy of) on my upper arm. He sent me for more bloodwork which came back weakly positive ANA and Anti-Ro. He sent me to a rheumy who I've seen twice now. He also sent me for more bloodwork which came back smiliar to the first tests weakly positive... (5 replies)
... st and they help greatly. Here is my question. When lupus is or was suspected when do you let go of the assumption that it could be lupus. I have had only one weakly positive ANA over the last nine years. Just a month ago I had all of these tests ran. ... (3 replies)
ANCA positive?
Mar 5, 2015
... but also my ANCA was weakly positive...this is a new one to me. And googling doesn't really help, it all sounds complicated. I've been told me ANA is coincidence but I don't think my ANCA is...not according to what I'm reading. But this isn't usually a lupus indicator is it? ... (7 replies)
... I'm worried that I've only had a weakly positive ANA that I'll just be dismissed.. ... (0 replies)
... or to test positive for lupus, so I'm wondering if this was even after the complete battery of serology labs? ... (14 replies)
... and the migraines...I've had 8 of the 11 lupus symptoms in the last 6 months so I'm surprised that the blood work isn't positive. I did have a "weakly positive" ANA test over 2 months ago but not now. ... (10 replies)
Aug 18, 2011
... as far as I know. The arthritis and ulcers in my nose and mouth. I did have a 'weakly positive' ANA on 3 occasions which was negative when last tested. ... (4 replies)
No diagnosis yet
Jul 25, 2006
... But here are some stats and symptoms: What do u think? Weakly positive ANA test 2 years ago Hip Bursitis ( so painful it requires cortisone shots once a year) Re-ocurring herpetic whitlow on index finger 45 year old female Cannot take the sun or extreme heat (makes me feel sick) Really tired when I'm in a flare Pleurisy about 15 years ago after a flu virus Heart... (0 replies)
... symptoms to diagnose me except for the fact that he wanted to run his own tests for confirmation since I had a weakly positive ANA titre performed by another physician. ... (4 replies)
... I had a weakly positive ANA test last year, and my doctor just said that was from the Raynaud's. ... (3 replies)
... very low positive and at the same time negative with the FARR ASSAY? ... (7 replies)
... My understanding is that just about everyone tests positive to EBV, most of us having been exposed to the virus at some point. ... (1 replies)
... positive ANA and positive anticardiolipin? ... (7 replies)

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