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... Hi Rachelle. Are you seeing a Lyme doctor? ... (2 replies)
... As has been stated, many Lyme patients have a positive ANA and do not have Lupus. The reason for this was explained to me but I can't recall the specifics. ... (20 replies)
... These 2 things can coexist, and can affect fertility, particularly if your thyroid hormone levels are low. DsDNA antibodies are specific for lupus. ANA can be positive in both conditions. ... (4 replies)

... Hi, I have a question maybe you can help me with. I'm aware of the tests used to help diagnose Lyme's disease but can a person with Lyme disease also have a positive ANA screen? ... (20 replies)
... TSH, Free T4, RA factor, ANA panel and sjogrens all normal. ... (11 replies)
... If you have a positive test and symptoms, you need to be treated. Do you have copies of your test results? ... (17 replies)
... Everytime I went back to my dr, she always blamed my symptoms on recurring Lyme but didn't think antibiotics would help me. ... (4 replies)
... months before positive bloodwork came back. ... (5 replies)
... I am also on the search of a dx. ANA can be positive for many reasons. Some people have a positive ANA and have nothing wrong at all. ... (20 replies)
... Yes, many people who have Lyme have a positive ANA. When Lyme disease is a possibility, the most important thing you can do is see a Lyme knowledgeable doctor. Many doctors do not understand Lyme and treat with outdated protocols. No test is completely reliable. ... (20 replies)
... Hello everybody, I have been on many different boards throught the past and I am writing on this one because we have reason to believe I may be infected with lyme disease. ... (3 replies)
... I know it is frustrating trying to find out what is wrong. When Lyme disease is a possibility, it is very important to see a knowledgeable doctor. Many doctors do not understand Lyme and treat with out dated protocols. ... (3 replies)
... fingers, toes, knees, back, neck hips for me. Many times getting a diagnosis of lyme at least with an llmd is as much about ruling out all other causes for your illness as it is about getting a positive lyme test. ... (5 replies)
... My history is extensive, but I have yet to find a doctor that has EVER treated my lyme aggressively. ... (17 replies)
... I am 21 years old. I think from 2 years of researching that I either have lupus or lyme disease and I really need some help. ... (3 replies)
... swollen retina...he first suspected lyme, but the lyme titer came back negative, I had another test for lyme and that one came back negative as well. It was the one that from what I read is not very reliable test but the Docs think it is. ... (3 replies)
... I read somewhere why the ANA can come back positive in Lyme. ... (20 replies)
? Lyme Disease
Nov 25, 2003
... Pitnum from what I understand, the titer or ELISA is the least reliable test. Many people who have Lyme have a positive ANA (which is a lupus test). I did too. It would be good to be evaluated by a Lyme doctor to confirm or rule out Lyme because it can cause so many symptoms that mimic other diseases/disorders. Please do keep me posted on how you are doing. (24 replies)
? Lyme Disease
Nov 25, 2003
... I had to go get the results because its been a week and the doc has not even looked at them yet. The lyme titer was negative. I had a positive ANA screen with a speckled pattern...... ... (24 replies)
... Hi seatx. I am not sure what the ANA Elisa screen is. There is an ANA test which is used in diagnosing Lupus but I don't know if it is the same one. ... (1 replies)

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