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What happens if my antistreptolysin (aso) titer is 569 iu/ml?

What happens if my antistreptolysin (aso) titer is 569 iu/ml?

Not enough info.: Why was the test ordered in the first place? The ASO titer can be elevated in a number of inflammatory condition besides a Strep infection. Ask the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more

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My ASO titer is 270 How many days it take to become normal How it can be prevented?

My ASO titer is 270 
How many days it take to become normal
How it can be prevented?

Anti-Streptolysin O: Not days. Maybe months. but it depends on what specific Group A Strep infection you have or had and for how long and also how your particular immune system functions.You "prevent" an elevated ASO titre by not getting infected or significantly colonized with Group A Strep(the kind that can cause a wicked sore throat or an acute kidney problem or rheumatic fever).It's just used as a gauge, not cure) ...Read more

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Can someone explain to me how come someone have an elevated aso titer if there is no g.A.S infection present?

Statistics: Titer defined as positive is a statistical value. To reduce false negatives, a certain percentage of false positives will be found. Additionally, the aso witnesses past exposure, not necessarily infection. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a normal aso titer blood test for a 31 year old woman?

Anyone know what is a normal aso titer blood test for a 31 year old woman?

Depends on the lab: Different labs have different normal ranges. This should be printed on the results report. ...Read more

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Ana titer value1:160 for 1and 2 with speckled and homogeneous patterns, RA factor 7, aso less than 100, ESR 29, segs 65.2. Is this lupus?

Ana titer value1:160 for 1and 2 with speckled and homogeneous patterns, RA factor 7, aso less than 100, ESR 29, segs 65.2. Is this lupus?

Positive ANA: Certainly suggestive of lupus. You need to follow with your promsry care physician or a rheumatologist for further tests and treatment. ...Read more

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Ana titer 1&2 1:160, pos with homogeneous & speckled, ers 29, RA factor 7, aso <100, seg 65.2. Suffer from fatigue, sometimes have pain. Is this lupus?

Ana titer 1&2 1:160, pos with homogeneous & speckled, ers 29, RA factor 7,  aso <100, seg 65.2. Suffer from fatigue, sometimes have pain. Is this lupus?

Impossible to say: The ANA must be evaluated in the context of the clinical symptoms. It is not that specific a test. See a rheumatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Antistreptolysin o ab of 1266.7 what is causing this? Uric acid elevated at 7.2, c-reactive aprotein, quant is 12.3. & i feel awful.

Antistreptolysin o ab of 1266.7 what is causing this? Uric acid elevated at 7.2, c-reactive aprotein, quant is 12.3.  & i feel awful.

A lot going on: Can't make a diagnosis on the basis of the limited test results you report but you have some type of systemic inflammatory process going on. There's a long list of possibilities. You're obviously getting care from someone. Be patient and continue the testing process to allow an accurate diagnosis so you can get proper well-directed treatment. Remain optimistic! ...Read more

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Antistreptolysin o ab of 1266.7 what is wrong with me? Uric acid7.2 (serum), c-reactive protein, quant 12.3 i feel awful!

Antistreptolysin o ab of 1266.7 what is wrong with me?  Uric acid7.2 (serum), c-reactive protein, quant 12.3 i feel awful!

Need a history: As a pathologist whose life focus has been lab medicine, i'm always reminding people that labs by themselves mean nothing. Plenty of people have an aso titer as high as yours, whether or not they've had strep throat recently; it's one piece of a puzzle. Whatever prompted ordering an aso (kidney? Joints?) is the key to specialist referral if your pcp can't answer. ...Read more

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Antistreptolysin o ab and lft 's high with h/o strep. 1+protein in ua ? Glomerulonephritis, etc. What to do next?

Antistreptolysin o ab and lft 's high with h/o strep. 1+protein in ua ? Glomerulonephritis, etc. What to do next?

Strep side effects: This can simply be a side effect of the strep infection and the severity prior to treatment. With the kidney issues, it might be a good idea to meet with a nephrologist. But i would start with my primary care doctor and ask what they think is the next step. You might also consider an infectious disease doctor. ...Read more