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Non Scaring Alopecia And Positve Ana
ANA 1:320 Homogenous pattern, positive ssDNA, and chromatin antibodies 60 u/ml. Fatigue and joint pain. Is lupus a possibility?
Yes: 1:320 along with positive ssDNA Ab and the symptoms you are having makes Systemic Lupus a strong possibility. I suggest seeing a Rheumatologist so they can also evaluate and potentially initiate treatments. ...Read more
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
The only pos blood test I have is ANA of 1:320. Neg RF CCP DNA and SM antibody was low of 10. Extreme joint pain 6 mnth. RA, lupus, or neither?!
+ ANA: There are other spondyloarthropathy that can cause a lot of pain and will require treatment. Did they do an HBLA27 test? Make sure you f/u with your rheumatologist. If you have RA you can get these results. You may need to start a biologic medication. Good luck and feel better soon) ...Read more
DLE test CBC and Urinalysis Result good no ANA test or Biopsy.Only 2 of 11 Criteria SLE . Malaria yrs ago. Cortisone injec safe for itchy BCG area?
Yes: I would try high potency cream first before a shot, but if the skin is in bad shape, see a deermatologist ...Read more
Low positive ana, dual pattern speckled, centromere. Positive aca and positive histone ab igg. After c/o skin rash and moderate right hip pain.
Need to be evaluated: A low titer (concentration) ANA test is not particularly helpful to make a diagnosis. Even with a particular pattern (speckled) and anti-centromere antibodies and anti-histone antibodies. Your rash and hip pain are more important as well as inflammatory markers like an ESR and a CBC if they are normal or not. See your doctor and ask for a referral to a rheumatologist if you are concerned. ...Read more
How is a pos ANA speckled, pos C-ANCA, pos P-ANCA, hep A virus, hep B surface, low Urate and low leukocytes all connected with Seizures and Arthritis?
I had an Ana blood of 1-160 speckled pattern and positive syphllis test with joint pain ,exhaustion,sensitive to sunlight loss of hair swollen hands?
Positive ANA with titer 1:80 Homogeneous AND 1:80 Speckled. What does this all mean? Constant headaches and fatigue. Possibility of Lupus?
May be: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, ANA positive at 1:80 is just above the normal limit and may not mean any disease. It would be prudent to consult a rheumatologist. For info http://www.rheumatology.org/practice/clinical/patients/diseases_and_conditions/ana.asp ...Read more
ANA by IFA positive 1280 homogeneous and speckled. ANA ELISA negative 0.7. ENA and compliments normal. Confused as to which is most accurate.
ANA was 1:320, nuclear coarse speckled. Anti-RNP 1.3. Likely scleroderma or MCTD or lupus? Only chest pain and mild acid reflux. 28 female.
The diagnosis of: Connective tissue disorders is tricky and mainly clinical. Antibodies help in the classification but lupus, scleroderma and MCTD are all diseases with a spectrum of clinical manifestations. Many people meet criteria for more than one autoimmune disease. Treatment typically involves biological agents, steroids, and other immunosuppressants. Ask your rheumatologist what your specific diagnosis is. ...Read more
Went to dr with hand, shoulder, hip joint pain. Ana reflex screen Ana positive 1.0 and rnp antibody positive 4.3. All others neg. Very scared!
Lab numbers: These numbers don't show changes at joints and with most auto immune disorders, you may have periods of pain and increased lab numbers, usually related to stress in your life, and once treated medically or with stress reduction, pain/lab should improve. May want xray of one of involved joints just inflamed which can return to baseline. ...Read more
ANA pattern was Nucleolar. Can gout or reynauds cause this pattern? Can u be neg & STILL show an Ana pattern? Ana titer was 1:40, Esr of 30.
Whoa: This is a low-titer ANA. I'd ignore the pattern -- there may be lab errors. The sed rate is also not so high as to really be that useful. This is information to note, but we'll need more before we can diagnose / treat CREST, lupus, scleroderma. Gout and common Raynaud's are unrelated to ANA and the vast majority of folks with ANA's at this titer have no illness related to it. ...Read more
Pain in arms/elbows/shoulders/neck & L.leg edema x1yr. Esr=30, RF=5, DS DNA=<1, TITER= 1:40, Pattern = Nucleolar A. Should I be worried-scleroderma?
Please can someone explain these ANA results - ANA positive (centromere 0.2) an ENA revealed positive ssa and ssa60 (4.5) I am grateful for any advice?
Sjogrens Syndrome: Anti centromere antibody is associated with limited scleroderma. A positive ANA and ss-a, ss-b antibodies are associated with sjogrens syndrome. These tests are not diagnostic by themselves and have to be evaluated along with your symptoms and physical examination to get a definite diagnosis. ...Read more
Ana 1:80 speckled, RA 12,70 ui/ml (normal <14ui/ml), C-reactive protein 2.mg/l, VDRL negative. I´m female and 35 years old. Could be lupus?
See below: What symptoms were you having that made your doctor order these tests? ...Read more
Ana positive 1.80 speckled pattern/dsdna also positive 36.1/ Ena negative. muscle/joint pain headache/chronic fatigue... likely to be lupus?
Yes: Certainly compatible with lupus but no lab test alone can establish a diagnosis thus you need to consult your rheumatologist. ...Read more
Ana screen positive, ANA titer 320, rash very often on face, nucleolar pattern. Any significance?
If i'm ANA + aren't i ANA positive regardless of the ratio? Then add hlab27+ rf - ESR 25 inflam low back pain iritis and fatigue. Must be auto immune?
Likely yes,,: Your positive antibodies and a history of low back pain, iritis, and fatigue suggest an auto-immune disorder, most likely on the order of ankylosing spondylitis, which can give this presentation. The ANA may suggest something else also but may be due to the autoimmune nature of the spondylitis, as may the ESR which isn't particularly high but is elevated and can indicate temporal arteritis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer