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Autoimmune Diseases False Negative Tst
In auto immune disease the enemy is from with in . As name implies "auto" is self and "immune " is immune system . One 's own immune system for unknown reason turns against self and destroys or damages tissues or cells . List of auto immune disease are many and growing . End result is destruction of of tissues such as thyroid , pancreas or cells such as white ...Read more
1year post unprotected HIV exposure. 2 false + ELISA 1 w/neg ifa & 1w/ westernblot &naat. Autoimmune disease? Room for concern? Worth investigating?
18 months post exposure. False positive ELISA HIV test. Negative confirmatories and naat. Do I have cancer? Or autoimmune disease? I rarely get sick.
Can you have an autoimmune disease even if every test comes back negative ? They ran a lot multiple times
Auto immune disease: Though unlikely it is possible. There are many tests doctors perform as indicated by clinical features. It is difficult to presume what you ' mean by all tests' as there are numerous tests to evaluate auto immune disease . Many of auto immune disease tests are interpreted in conjunction with your symptoms and what the doctors find in their exams. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No.: The ANA test is not perfect. It is positive in some people who do not have an autoimmune disease. Also, there are other tests that are important in checking for some autoimmune diseases. Finally, an ANA test (positive or negative) has to be interpreted along with a patient's clinical symptoms under the guidance of a physician. ...Read more
Would a +ANA only occur when you have the symptoms of a autoimmune disease. I had ANA test a while back it was neg. Then had another one it was pos?
Does false positive ELISA mean the person has autoimmune disease? Do people ever find out why they get these results?
Need more info: Elisa is an acronym for enzyme-linked immuno-sorbent assay. It is an immunological test that can be used for detection of various antibodies, antigens and certain chemicals. You don't mention what your elisa was positive to. Without that information i can't answer your question. ...Read more
Neg methacholine challenge but still get winded with activity especially when it is humid. Could autoimmune disease cause these symptoms?
Maybe: Autoimmune Disease encompasses many different conditions some of which may contribute to shortness of breath. An example might be Lupus which can affect the lungs. However, it sounds like you may have exercise-induced asthma which may not have been uncovered by the methacholine challenge. You could undergo a stress test and have your lung volumes measured during exercise. ...Read more
Can psoriasis cause biological false positive syphilis (RPR)? can I have BFP syphilis and have nothing wrong with me and never get autoimmune disease?
The immune system developed to tell our own, normal cells (self) from foreign and abnormal cells (non-self). This lets the immune system eliminate viruses, bacteria, fungi and cancer cells from our body without harming normal cells. Sometimes the immune system fails to tell self from non-self and it attacks normal cells, for example in ...Read more
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