A 32-year-old female asked:
my mom has ra my ana was high but ra negative. my hips, shins and knees hurt so bad. can i still have ra if my test was negative?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Tracy Lovell answered
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: It is possible to have seronegative RA where you test negative antibodies. However; there 3 antibodes that you can be tested for including rh factor, anti-mcv, and anti-ccp. Consider seeing a rheumatologist for a consultation.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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