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A 32-year-old female asked:

i have mctd (+ana, rnp). recent test when i was unwell + anti ro, sm/rnp, anti smooth muscle, antichromatin-low titres of most. what does all this mean? is my disease progressive? i am terrified.

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Rheumatology 21 years experience
See below: In order to interpret these tests, you have to interpret them in context with symptoms and exam and other lab results. Sometimes these can be false positives. I have to recommend that you discuss with doctor since I do not know all details to determine whether you have progressed or not.
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Dietary modification: Consult a comlementary dietitian or md to modify this.Very little remedy in western medicine.

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