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Rheumatoid Factor 10
25 female with pain in left elbow/arm for over 3 months, + nuclear antibodies by 1:80 rheumatoid factor <10 what could be wrong?
Rheumatoid factor (rf) is a test that is often sent to evaluate a person with joint pain and stiffness. A positive rf has to be interpreted in the context of the patients symptoms. Sometimes the + rf is false, and not clinically related to the patients symptoms. Rf can be +ve in other conditions such as infections and certain cancers. Some patients with rheumatoid arthritis ...Read more
Rheumatoid factor < 10 iu/ml as indicated by blood test, is this normal? I also feel like I seem to get joint injuries easily /frequently, related?
Yes: Consider hyper -mobility syndrome.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had a rf test ran it came back rheumatoid factor value <10, standard range <= 14, units ui/ml is that considered negative or positive.
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What does this mean on rheumatoid factor 1rf < 10.0 <20 iu/m1 sjogren's antibodies are still pending?
Blood test for rheumatoid factor was <10. Does this mean less than 10 and normal meaning I do not have arthritis?
Rheumatoid factor: Not necessarilyGet a more detailed answer ›
I went to get tested to see if I have rheumatoid arthritis and the result came back positive. What does Rheumatoid Factor H12 mean? < 10 kU/L (range)
I had a blood test to rule out arthritis. My doctor said it was normal. He sent my results it shows rheumatoid factor-quantative-in house <10 iu ml?
Having severe joint pain in hands and morning stiffness. Was checked for rheumatoid factor. My result was <10 and the standard range was 0-13.9IU/mL?
Change your food:
Body is telling you it is inflamed. Fortunately not bad enough YET to make blood test abnormal. Most inflammation in body that can cause this is caused by inflammatory foods. These include: wheat, sugar, potatoes, and juice. Also partially hydrogenated oil and artificial sweeteners. This may be the warning shot across your bow, leaving you time to change quickly.
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Negative test: That is a negative test.Get a more detailed answer ›
What does a result of <10 for a rheumatoid factor blood test? Normal range for the test was 0-13.9
RF: Well it could mean nothing because a lot of healthy people have positive RF, also it just could be an active phase reactant which increases in setting of stress, inflammation or infection. So having said that we should know why it has been checked? I don't see any joint pain or swelling in your history. ...Read more
Female age 52 obese rheumatoid factor 640. Previous history prevails for 10 years not control with methatrax 5 mg per week pl rescue?
A protein in blood: Rheumatoid factor is a protein-igm- directed against another protein- igg in the blood and is seen in high frequency (>80%) of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. It is not specific for R.A. As it may be seen in other disease states a high concentration of rhuematoid factor is highly suspicious for the disease but it has to fit the patient's complaints and physical findings. ...Read more
Auto-immune response: Rheumatoid factor is one of the auto-immune responses, however, it may also develop as a some what normal respose to infection. Any lab test needs to be evaluated in the context of the whole clinical picture and a positive rheumatoid factor, by itself, is not diagnostic of any disease. It supports a diagnosis rheumatoid arthritis and other auto-immune disorders. ...Read more
Probably not: False positive rheumatoid factors are not uncommon. I am a little confused. If it is a false positive, why was it ordered in the first place? ...Read more
Rheumatoid factor is: An antibody that is not normally found in the blood, so your body's production of it may indicate RA or another connective tissue disease. However, it can also be present in healthy individuals with no known disease. By contrast, according to the national institutes of health, individuals with these types of diseases can have a low rheumatoid factor or none at all. ...Read more