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Cardiolipin Ab Screen W Reflex
In nov my anti-cardiolipin IgM 133u/ml in feb it was 82u/ml. My ANA and celiac screen has come back negative but IgA 4.86g/l CRP 12.86, mchc 310g/l.
Examples are: colonoscopy for colon polyp or cancer; mammograms for breast lesions or cancer; psa a blood test that could indicate enlargement of cancerous prostate tissue; blood sugar or hemoglobin a!c for diabetes. Many think that scanning the whole body will pick up a cancer--in all likelihood, it will not. There also is no good blood test, yet, ...Read more
My results showed that I have antinuclear antibody on cardiolipin ab (igg). What are the implications?
I have mctd. I have enlarged thyroid i want removed, it's causing me trouble. I have positive cardiolipin ab and phosphatidylserine ab how can I get a thyroidectomy without throwing a clot or stroking?
Goiter surgery: Hi. I very seldom recommend thyroidectomy for goiter in the absence of thyroid cancer. Without examining you, obviously I can't say much definitive, but with lupus anticoagulant (misnomer...a procoagulant), think hard before undergoing any unnecessary surgeries. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Positive ANA of 1:80 homogenous and Cardiolipin AB IGM of 17mlp. Labs drawn on accident. No symptoms. Should I be concerned? What could it be?
How do you feel?: Most people who have this discovered incidentally never have problems. ...Read more
Don't worry.: Many women have these antibodies and the vast majority have normal pregnancies each time. Only a small fraction of such women will have the dreaded antiphspholipid antibody syndrome (which consists of recurrent thromboses, pregnancy losses and lupus-like disease). If you are otherwise asymptomatic and just happened to be positive for this immunologic test, you need to stay calm and see an mfm doc. ...Read more
forever: When you have them, you have them for good. ...Read more
Anti-cardiolipin IgM was checked as part of tests for mctd. It was 133 nov / 82 in jan & in feb it was 9.38. Gp says there no needs to refer or treat?
? Referral: To have anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome you need to have 2 positive tests at least 3 months apart. Transient elevations are common and not risky. It's unusual that the first test was so high and it did not persist. If you still have other mctd symptoms you should see a rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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