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A 35-year-old female asked:

Ana 1:80 speckled, ra 12,70 ui/ml, c-reactive protein 2.mg/l, vdrl negative.white blood cels 4.000. feeling tired, lost bit of weight. could be lupus?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
Unlikely: The ANA is borderline and the CRP is normal. The ANA is often positive in Hashimoto's thyroiditis. See a rheumatologist for the final answer.
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