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Raised white cell count with a raised esr?

Raised white cell count with a raised esr?

Infection: That represents infection or inflammation. But there is zero more we can offer or comment upon with such a limited question. ...Read more

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Ana positive twice 1:40 speckled and again 1:160 atypical speckled and nucleolar what is the atypical speckled?

Ana positive twice 1:40 speckled and again 1:160 atypical speckled and nucleolar what is the atypical speckled?

Indicator of antibod: The speckled pattern represents different types of antibodies in your nucleus. These can go with variety of nucleoprotines such as rnp, smith, ssa, ssb. The nucleolar pattern is the staining of the nucleolus a certain defined structures inside the nucleus. These can be associated with a variety of specific connective tissue disease but may not also. A evaluation of you will tell. ...Read more

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My cardiolipin IgM has come back high 3 times, neutrophils slightly raised & ANA negative. symptoms indicative of Lupus, MCTD?? Gp not worried.

My cardiolipin IgM has come back high 3 times, neutrophils slightly raised & ANA negative. symptoms indicative of Lupus, MCTD?? Gp not worried.

See a rheumatologist: The lab tests may be unreliable especially at hospital labs. Even if negative the anticardiolipin ab may be a concern depending on your symptoms. IgM anticardiolipin Anyibody us also for many not a problem. It us best if you are having symptoms to see a specialist and get their opinion. ...Read more

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Positive Ana 1:40 homogenous and speckled mixed pattern. What could cause this?

Positive Ana 1:40  homogenous and speckled mixed pattern. What could cause this?

Autoimmune disorder: Lupus or other autoimmune disorder a possibility. Those titre numbers (1:40) are not extremely elevated so it may also be a normal variant. Also other connective tissue disorders possible: polymyositis, rheumatoid, sjogren's, etc. You probably need additional blood work and to possibly see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Ana screen positive, ANA titer 320, rash very often on face, nucleolar pattern. Any significance?

Yes: The pattern is not important but a facial rash and a positive ANA suggest the possibility of some form of lupus. ...Read more

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Bright red watery menstrual blood?

Bright red watery menstrual blood?

Color varies: The color of menstrual blood varies and is not usually something we pay a lot of attention to. If your period is coming at the usual time this this is likely your period. If you are also having discharge or signs of infection then see your doctor for testing. ...Read more

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(Biopsy DLE Inconclusive)ds-DNA Normal.Weak Positive ANA,ENA R Positive ANT RNP positive FBC &Urine Ok.Photosen,Rash face&Ears blister fingers... SLE?

(Biopsy DLE Inconclusive)ds-DNA Normal.Weak Positive ANA,ENA R Positive ANT RNP positive FBC &Urine Ok.Photosen,Rash face&Ears blister fingers... SLE?

No: DLE , even if you have it, does not necessarily translate into SLE in the absence of other system involvement. True blisters are not usually found with DLE. Have you been checked for porphyria? ...Read more

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Have a Positive ANA>320 Atypical Speckled Pattern. CRP ,Sed Rate & RF all wnl. Other SX Reynaud's,dry mouth,butterfly rash,fatigue & joint flare-up's?

Have a Positive ANA>320 Atypical Speckled Pattern. CRP ,Sed Rate  & RF all wnl. Other SX Reynaud's,dry mouth,butterfly rash,fatigue & joint flare-up's?

Need specialist: It sounds like you have one or more of the often-overlapping autoimmune diseases in the lupus / scleroderma / Sjogren's / mixed connective tissue disease family. The real question will be how to treat you. This is why we have rheumatologists. You'll need to partner with your caregiver as you sort through this incredibly confusion area within medicine. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have red rash with raised white bumps?

I have red rash with raised white bumps?

Red rush: Raised skin bumps can be caused by a variety of conditions, benign or harmful, but in most cases they are benign and harmless. The most common causes are an infection or an allergic reaction. Rec.: if concerned about the condition of your skin, you should see your doctor. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Skin red spots?

Skin red spots?

Too broad: Too broad a question. Anything from measles to bedbugs to petichiae, to allergic reaction. Please be more specific. ...Read more

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Small red blood spec on scrotum, herpes?

Small red blood spec on scrotum, herpes?

Herpes simplex: Possible, but not likely. Need to see this to be sure. Show it to your doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy red rash looks like petichiae (pink red pin spots) raises up when itched.Crook of elbow-bicep-stomach. Platelets are 160-230. Do petich. Itch?

Itchy red rash looks like petichiae (pink red pin spots) raises up when itched.Crook of elbow-bicep-stomach. Platelets are 160-230. Do petich. Itch?

Platelet count ok: You should not get symptoms of low platlets until your count drops to around 50 also petichiae in general do not itch. You probably have a fungal rash based on the location, but could be allergies as well. See your doc. ...Read more

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Fast pulse, red blood cells little low, ESR high. Ana positive 1:640 speckled. Up back pain 1 yr blood in stool twice year or so.I do have hemroids?

Fast pulse, red blood cells little low, ESR high. Ana positive 1:640 speckled. Up back pain 1 yr blood in stool twice year or so.I do have hemroids?

See your doc: The symptoms you are giving warrant further wrork up. Hemorrhoid alone do not explain the high ESR and the fast pulse. It is important to know how high is the ESR and to do a complete physical exam to look for skin rash or mucosal ulcers. Only a physician can guide you to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Red rash with white bumps above lip?

Red rash with white bumps above lip?

Many possibilities: Many possibilities include eczema or atopic dermatitis, seborrheic derm, perioral derm, contact derm, rosacea, acne, candida or fungal infection, impetigo or bacterial infection. See a dermatologist or primary doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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White flakey circular red rasheson butt.

Likely: A fungal infection, try lotrimin (clotrimazole) or another fungal cream, if it hurts may have superimposed bacterial infection and need antibiotics. My guess is that daily application of lotrimin (clotrimazole) for 4 weeks will do the trick. It will stop the growth as your skin grows it out, not immediate. ...Read more

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My toddler gets red palms with white spots /splotches .?

My toddler gets red palms with white spots /splotches .?

Capillary cirulation: The autonomic (automatic) nervous system controls circulation by a "dilate/constrict" balance. This suggests that lower brain controls are unevenly distributed. Depending on whether there are other symptoms (if I am right there always are) a high sugar diet and/or cow's milk would do this. ...Read more