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Lupus Sed Rate
What can cause multiple joint pain, fatigue, sore and tight muscles. Neg. Lupus, sed rate, and c-reactive protein. Wbc sometimes hi sometimes lo?
Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...Read more
Lupus panel negative. Sed rate 30 should b under 20. Ana positive w/ spec pattern. Serum protein electrophoresis test normal. Cbc ok. Metabolic ok.?
Ana + spec pattern titer 1:640. All labs ok. Lupus panel neg. Elevated sed rate. 2 rheum drs dismissed it. Anything else I should do? Cancer?
Ana positive 1:640 speckled pattern. Tested negative for lupus . Serum protein ok. Sed rate elevated some. Cold hands & feet . Hair thin ..Up backpain?
Presented w/ inability to walk, hair loss, muscle/joint pain, have a positive ana, high levels of ssdna, dsdna, ssa (ro), histone, sed rate. Lupus?
Could be: You need a good work-up with a qualified rheumatologist -- soon? ...Read more
How can one with pmr get a sed rate of >100 but one with lupus & organ involvement have a sed rate not nearly as high?
Good question: Sed rate is positive after a value of 30. The higher it is does not necessarily mean the greater the inflammation. Both these conditions create high sed rates. It's not so important what that means after it becomes positive. The part that is important is the "it's positive" part. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to have lupus flare and always have normal c3,c4, normal CRP and sed rate no greater than 26?
Anything: It means that you may have inflammation or an infection going on but i agree that it is not specific. Estrogen intake can also increase esr. I would recommend that you get a CRP in a month if you have joint or muscle symptoms. An elevated ESR (CRP) is linked to higher cardiovascular risk. Be sure to have dental check regularly to prevent chronic gingivitis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mildly elevated CPK level and sed rate. Iron count 11.8 what cld this mean? Cld it be a sign of lupus or something wrong with heart?
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