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Positive Ana And Elevated Esr
My daughter has joint pain but her joints arnt swollen and have positive ANA and elevated ESR leves. What could cause this?
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
My daughter has joint pain but her joints arnt swollen and have positive ANA and elevated ESR leves. Could this be jra?
Juvenile arthritis: More important that tests is how the child is doing treat the patients not the tests. ...Read more
Many things: I'd ignore the normal ESR / sed rate. The ANA at this titer is concerning, but means nothing apart from its clinical context. Many women even of your age have positive ana's like this without evidence of illness. If it was ordered as part of a rheumatology workup, it suggests something in the autoimmune / lupus family. Despite the many labs, diagnosis and treatment rest mostly on clinical picture. ...Read more
I have weak positive ANA result and high ESR , But the RA test is negative. so, what does it mean and what care should i take?
Causes to results ? hsCRP=9.4; ANA Positive (speckled); Low ESR; ENA Negative; dsDNA Negative; ssDNA Ab IgG - PENDING. Big Toes &, wrists pain
When lupus is being treated with plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) does crp, ESR go down & does positive ANA turn negative?
My 6 yr old has had pain in her legs, feet and ankles for the past few months she has a positive ANA and a high ESR what can cause this?
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
I have an ANA positive, ESR 17, chromatin positive 6.7. Joint pain, fatigue, butterfly rash and fatigue. Is this lupus?
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