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A 26-year-old male asked:

My wife developed dysautonomia post pregnancy; she also has slightly high igg and high ana 1:160 no antibodies showing; will she get autoimmune diseas?

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Rheumatology 21 years experience
See below: Take comfort in knowing that the majority of times that an ANA is positive, it is usually a false positive. It is hard to predict who gets an autoimmune disease sometimes. If her symptoms were to change over time, it would be worth reevaluating, but the majority of time, the patient do not progress to autoimmune disease.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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