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Mount Washington, KY
A 35-year-old male asked:

I have a positive ana test plus a positive ssb antibody. also a high gran% and low lymph%. lots of fatigue and joint pain. can you diagnose?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Nonspecific: The diagnosis is that there are positive antibodies. This is not a useful diagnosis. Fatigue, joint pain and some white blood cell changes are not specific for a disease and could occur in the absence of any autoimmune disease. See your doctor and explore any other symptoms that are of concern.
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