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Rheumatoid Factor Blood Test
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
An "rf" is a blood test used to screen a person for the possibility of several autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis. It is important to remember that this is a screening test. A positive result only indicates more testing may be warranted, and a negative result does ...Read more
My rheumatoid factor blood test report is negative. it is 4.7 but my ESR is 55mm/hr. I have joint pains for 2 years. I am 32 year old female. What do these results tell me?
It depends: A rheumatologist is experienced in examining your joints. This would help determine if your joints are inflamed. The ESR of 55 is elevated. This is a non-specific measure of inflammation. It may or may not relate to your joint pains. A minority of patients with rheumatoid arthritis do not have a positive rheumatoid factor. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my rheumatoid factor blood test report is negative it is 4.7. but my ESR is 55mm/hr I have joint pains from 2years I am 32 year old female?
I got my Rheumatoid factor blood test 23 IU/ml, anti - HCV negative. What does it means?
Im experiencing muscle pain & muscle twitching. Any advice?
If my rheumatoid factor was negative does that mean the ccp blood test will likely be negative as well?
Yes: Rheumatoid factor and anti-CCP antibodies are commonly found in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). If a patient with RA has +RF and +CCP, it indicates they will likely have a more aggressive disease. Usually, both RF and CCP are positive in RA. It is RARE to have CCP positive without +RF. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hiv, cbp, esr, fbs, rheumatoid factor, c reactive protein, anti nuclear antibodies these blood test can be done during menses.
Blood tests: Yes. Of course.Get a more detailed answer ›
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?
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