A 35-year-old female asked:
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i have had multiple positive ana and they do the next step tests to check for lupus and it comes back negative. why do they keep checking my ana?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
I don't know: Imo, there is no need to constantly repeat an ana. It is a waste of time and money. Positive is positive and constantly repeating it will not change that.
Answered on Dec 11, 2013
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