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Elevated Ana Causes
I was told I have elevated ANA and that I have lupus. I then was diagnosed with celiac. Does celiac cause elevated 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
Nothing to something: 5% of the population have "false" positive anas. This alone means nothing, without a careful history and physical examination, and some other immunologic tests. Do you have arthritis, a facial rash, blood in your urine. Hair loss, pleuritis, etc. See someone practicing rheumatology if you have concerns. This is one of my favorite consults: I am almost always reassuring a pt that nothing is wrong! ...Read more
Juvenile arthritis: More important that tests is how the child is doing treat the patients not the tests. ...Read more
I have a elevated temperature 99.2 during the day. Could stress cause this? I have a normal CBC & negative ANA test.
Light chains elevated. Kappa 300 mg/dL lambda 200. Creat 1.5 CRP 1, ana 160:1. No MM. What diseases can cause this, rule out secondary amyloidosis?
Chronic inflammation: Chronic inflammation from any cause can cause increase in serum immunoglobulins, polyclonal hypergammaglobulinemia and many of those patients have elevated serum free light chains. Some of these patients even have abnormal K/L ratio which you do not. The results you described are not diagnostic of any illness. ...Read more
Enlarged carotid rhs w/ elevate psv
ana speckld pattern (1:40) low titre +ive
ena panel -tive
elevated liver enzymes
Autoimmune Disorder : The ANA speckled pattern, combined with the anti dna (was it double stranded?), the negative ena, and the elevated lfts, point to a connective tissue disorder (it may be mixed) such as lupus, sjigrens syndrome, scleroderma or poly myosotis. Other more specific tests can rule these in or out. Thyroid disease and chronic viral infections can also be at play. Your doctor will continue the search. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 ›
My daughter has joint pain but her joints arnt swollen and have positive ANA and elevated ESR leves. What could cause this?
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