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Crp And Esr And Positive Ana
An "ana" is a blood test used to screen a person for the possibility of several autoimmune diseases. It is important to remember that this is a screening test and a positive result only indicates more testing may be warranted. No blood test is perfect, and getting to a diagnosis is usually much more complex than drawing blood and looking at a number ...Read more
Autoantibodies: Your body is making antibodies to some of your own constituents. Lab results need to be evaluated in the clinical context and you should consult a rheumatologist. ...Read more
My bloodwork reveals chronic low lymphocytes and monocytes, high ch50, pos ssa and ssb, pos. Ana. What does all this mean?
Sjogren's: The presence of both the ss-a and ss-b antibodies strongly suggests sjogren's syndrome. While dryness of the eyes and mouth is the most common finding, many other symptoms and lab abnormalities may be seen in sjogren's syndrome. If you haven't already been evaluated, ask your pcp for referral to a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Causes to results ? hsCRP=9.4; ANA Positive (speckled); Low ESR; ENA Negative; dsDNA Negative; ssDNA Ab IgG - PENDING. Big Toes &, wrists pain
Infection: While the can be other possible causes, infection would be most likely to cause all of these abnormalities at once. ...Read more
CRP is non specific: CRP is quite a non specific test and may not be related to swelling particularly since other tests are negative. Discuss with rheumatologist or doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more
Could celiac disease cause ANA positive 1:640 spec pattern and elevated sed. Lupus neg.. Serum protein normal ?
No!: No it would not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Positive Ana and dsdna. Retest showed neg ana and dsdna, but low c4. What does the low c4 mean? Were first results false positive?
Complex: sample handling, timing and transport are important, the process is delicate and constitutes multiple steps at different temperatures, and the results are interpreted in context with the clinical picture, just ask your doctor / rheumatologist for interpretation, if just suspicion, observation and follow up are the way to go for many clinicians, wish you wellness ...Read more
What if ANA positive, sm/rnp positive, sm negative and rnp negative with symptoms of joint pain/swelling/burning and hives?
Positive ANA (low titers) with positive rnp. Dx'd so far with hashi's, fibro, and raynaud's. Should i see a rheumy for the pos ANA and rnp?
If a lupus panel was negative and awaiting serum electrophise test what would that tell ? My sed rate is elevated and ANA positive w/ speckled pattern
Inflammation: Elevated sed rate usually indicates inflammation that may be due to infection or other causes, such as autoimmunity. Elevated sed rate and positive autoantibody (ana, i presume) warrant further investigation to diagnose or exclude an autoimmune disorder like rheumatoid arthritis, sle or the like. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does ANA 1:320 with symptoms indicate lupus even if the DNA was neg and SM was low? RF neg and CCP neg.
3 separate things: ANA is a screening test. A positive result only indicates more testing might be needed to look for autoimmune diseases. Crp means something somewhere in the body is inflamed for some reason (and yes it really is that vague). Low vitamin d means you needs more vitamin d in the diet or in the form of vitamin pills. ...Read more
Can you have osteoarthritis and even lupus with a low CRP and sed rate? I've tested positive for anticardiolipin antibodies.
I have a positive DNA (DS) antibody test and a negative ANA test. Segmented Neutrophils high and Lymphocytes low. Extreme fatigue, no malar rash.
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