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A 24-year-old female asked:

I have been lethargic and generally unwell with constant headaches for two months. blood test show raised crp, esr and positive for ana. what's wrong?

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Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Auto immune disorder: Need further detailed evaluation for auto immune diseases based on limited information you have provided . Thorough evaluation by a rheumatologist would help define the problems with appropriate treatment.
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Rheumatologic eval: This requires rheumatologic evaluation. ANA can be positive with diseases other than lupus, but inflammatory processes and lyme disease of course need to be assessed.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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