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Can i have lupus if my ana is positive, tired is 1:320 homogeneous diffuse, but ena panel is negative. i do have some s/s?

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Dr. Al Hegab answered

Specializes in Allergy and Immunology

See a rheumatologist: For assessment, lupus isn't an easy diagnosis to make, an expert would better help you, good luck

Answered 8/3/2016

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

ANA 1:320: Not all autoimmune disease are totally differenciated into discrete diseases and also markers may appear over time, not initially . What was your double stranded DNA? Complement levels? Rheumatoid factor? Can get false positive ANA from RA, mono , Crohns, viral infection, thyroiditis(check TPO,), meds , silicon implants and 5% healthy. f/u w/ rheumatologist

Answered 8/3/2016

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