U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 48-year-old female asked:

Lupus or ra? positive ana 1:160, speckled, homogeneous; neg ena, anti-dna, & rf; high esr, crp, ab igg, 14-3-3 eta, & leukocyte esterase; low lymphocy

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Multiple criteria: Multiple criteria need to be met for diagnosis of Lupus or RA. You may visit this site for info: https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Patient-Caregiver/Diseases-Conditions/Lupus And then discuss it with your doctor who ordered the tests.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Sep 10, 2020


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.