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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
No: The diagnosis depends on a combination of clinical andlaboratory findings. Data is supportive but we need more information. Other data that would be ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Wright
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No, but...: Testing for antiphospholipid antibodies is useful but not 100% accurate. In a recent study, each antibody was positive in about 50-80% of aps patient ... Read More
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: There are certain criteria that must be met in order for one to have aps. One of which is that one must have some type of thrombotic event. Antibodi ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematologist: Perhaps the result was flagged because it was positive even though it was a low level. It showed the presence of some autoantibody but it in itself is ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Blood Clots too much: Beta-2 glycoprotein 1 antibody tests are used to help find the cause of unexplained blood clots (thrombotic episodes) or recurrent miscarriages. Also ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is highly unlikely that you have apa syndrome if the tests are negative. The test values can vary from time to time and may even be negative on rar ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Should be safe: And not increase risk of DVT
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Higher future risk: The cause of an elevated aCL without other diseases is unknown. That said, 50% of people with + lupus anticoagulant have or will have SLE. Presumabl ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
51 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Lupus erythomatosis.: Antibodies to beta 2- glycoprotein 1 is found in lupus disease, and in a condition called primary antiphospholipid antibody syndrome. This could be of ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Possible comorbidity: The mag levels do not help confirm multiple sclerosis or even seem to correlate with this disorder, and typically, point toward problems with the peri ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It depends on the the exact level of the beta-2. Low levels are not significant. It is unusual to be cardiolipin negative but beta-2 positive but it c ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
HPV ?'s: HPV is a viral disease and very contagious. It is usually self limited as the infected individual will gradually build up immunity. The length of ti ... Read More
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