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What is the definition or description of: cardiolipin antibodies?

What is the definition or description of: cardiolipin antibodies?

TEST FOR A SYNDROME: It is one of the tests ordered to diagnose the anti-phospholipid syndrome which can lead to recurrent spontaneous abortions and clotting issues. ...Read more

Antibody (Definition)

An antibody is a protein the body's immune system makes to identify potentially harmful substances in the body. Antibodies attach to the substance on a molecular level and mark it so the immune ...Read more


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I have cardiolipin antibodies. What can I do in pregancy time?

I have cardiolipin antibodies. What can I  do in pregancy time?

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

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If I test negative for anti cardiolipin antibodies once, does that mean I 100% don't have them or can it become positive?

If I test negative for anti cardiolipin antibodies once, does that mean I 100% don't have them or can it become positive?

No: There is no way to predict when a disease condition or lab result may change although there are risk factors which may increase your chance of getting a disease. The human body is not static and in fact is being modified by epigenetics and environmental exposure constantly even as we speak ...Read more

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I got two times abortion .Doctors declered cardiolipin antibodies, what can I do pregancy time , I wan solution?

I got two times abortion  .Doctors declered cardiolipin antibodies, what can I do pregancy time , I wan solution?

Need HighRisk OB: Best is to find an OB specialist. The usual treatment is anticoagulation with Heparin or low molecular weight heparin, along with close monitoring. Despite treatment, it would remain a high risk pregnancy. Your doctor can help. ...Read more

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I have cardiolipin antibodies, serum.I got two times abortions.Wht the solution my problem. ? 2. In my frist pregancy probem was baby internal growth is less. In secind pregancy problem is spontaniously abortion

I have cardiolipin antibodies, serum.I got two times abortions.Wht the solution my problem. ? 
  2.   In my frist pregancy probem was baby internal growth is less.
        In secind pregancy problem is spontaniously abortion

Need HighRisk OB: Best is to find an OB specialist. The usual treatment is anticoagulation with Heparin or low molecular weight heparin, along with close monitoring. Despite treatment, it would remain a high risk pregnancy. Your doctor can help. ...Read more

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Can you please explain the test for cardiolipin antibodies and what the numbers for IgG and IgM mean?

Can you please explain the test for cardiolipin antibodies and what the numbers for IgG and IgM mean?

Auto-antibodies: Anti-cardiolipin antibodes are seen in some patients with auto-immune disease and in patients with syphilis. Igm antibodies mean recent onset of antibody production and igg means antibody production going on for a while. For details see these sites. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/aps/printall-index.html http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/antiphospholipid-syndrome/ds00921. ...Read more

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Cardiolipin antibodies IgM and urine protein 72mg/l ? Ana negative.

See below: Aps (anti phospholipid syndrome) may occur frequently without lupus ana). Proteinuria may be associated, or they may be other cause ex. Htn. ...Read more

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My results showed that I have antinuclear antibody on cardiolipin ab (igg). What are the implications?

My results showed that I have antinuclear antibody on cardiolipin ab (igg). What are the implications?

Several conditions: Cross reactivity of antibodies against cardiolipin and dna, either double strands or single strand, is typically found in autoimmune diseases, such as systemic lupus erythematosus. However, these antibodies, sometimes, are also found in syphilis. ...Read more

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What does antinuclear antibody detected on cardiolipin ab (igg) results imply?

What does antinuclear antibody detected on cardiolipin ab (igg) results imply?

Different tests: ANA can be found with connective tissue diseases and also in normal people. Cardiolipin antibodies suggest circulating anticoagulant, which can be found in people with lupus, but also with many other diseases. ...Read more