A 35-year-old female asked:
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slightly elevated ace with normal crp and esr also normal c3 and c4. ana 1:640. i have small fiber poly neuropathy. insight please?does this look bad?

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Dr. David Haacke
18 years experience Family Medicine
Neuropathy: It would be nice to know if you are taking any medications. Neuropathy can be a symptom of many different problems, including but not limited to. Infection, metabolic diseases(diabetes), medication side efffects, hormone imbalances(thyroid), mitochondrial dysfunction, heavy metal toxicity, other organic polutants, and auto-immune diseases. Good luck.
Answered on Nov 28, 2013
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Possible lupus or : Possible lupus or other connective tissue disease or vasculopathy to be considered.
Answered on Nov 30, 2013
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