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I'm 23 male my ra factor is 100 positive my ccp is 16 negative , sed rate 12 negative, and crp .13 negative can high blood fats cause + ra factor?

I'm 23 male my ra factor is 100 positive my ccp is 16 negative , sed rate 12 negative, and crp .13 negative can high blood fats cause + ra factor?

See below: 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, rheumatoid factor is not a specific marker for rheumatoid arthritis. It can be positive in many situations, including recovery from infection. High blood fat per se is not a cause of +RA factor. ...Read more

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What is the number to indicate apositvie RA factor have tested @ 19 & 21?

What is the number to indicate apositvie RA factor have tested @ 19 & 21?

See details: Both of those values are minimally positive. A positive test is greater than 14. Remember, individuals with RA generally have values above 150. In addition, the ccp antibody is a much more specific test for RA than the rheumatoid factor. ...Read more

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Can an RA test (rhematoid factor) come up negative when a person is not experiencing a flare up at the time?

Very rarely: Complete remission may rarely cause a positive rheumatoid factor to revert to negative. However, the titer of rheumatoid factor does not really correlate with disease activity in any one person. ...Read more

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My ag ratio keeps testing at 2.9 high. I also have positive RA factor and fibromyalgia. Is this test connected in any way.

My ag ratio keeps testing at 2.9 high. I also have positive RA factor and fibromyalgia. Is this test connected in any way.

Often seen: ? Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) fibromyalgia oft together. RA pain begets sedentariness, leading to soft tissue deconditioning & weakness. Gravity's impress on this dynamic co-generates chronic widespread soft tissue spasm & pain. Chronic muscle spasm generates a multitude of widespread painful ischemic/anoxic "micro-neuropathic" trigger points. Pain-interrupted sleep incites depression/sedentariness. ...Read more

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Can RA factor still be detected in the blood test after 8 years of onset ? I tested serronegative then but I want to retest for RA now.

Can RA factor still be detected in the blood test after 8 years of onset ? I tested serronegative then but I want to retest for RA now.

It can change.: Rhumatoid arthritis may be seronagative and with time convert to seropositive. If you believe you have RA there are other tests to administer like anti cccp. The clinical presentation remains an important feature for diagnosis, so follow up with a Rheumatologist to confirm your symptoms. ...Read more

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I did an ra-factor test 2 and half year back and it was negative so if I do it now will it be positive(can it b positive after 2 n half year tym)?

I did an ra-factor test 2 and half year back and it was negative so if I do it now will it be positive(can it b positive after 2 n half year tym)?

Maybe: You do not mention anything about your symptoms. A positive rheumatoid factor is not necessary for a diagnosis of ra. The ccp antibody is a more specific diagnostic test. A rheumatoid factor can be negative early in the disease and become positive weeks or months later. ...Read more

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I have elevated rheumatoid factor and elevated sed rate, but negative ccp test. I have the symptoms of ra. Could this be ra?

Could be: A person is not required to be both rf and ccp positive to have ra. Indeed, a person can have both tests negative and still have ra. This happens about 20% of the time. Negative ccp might in some people suggest the disease is less severe. ...Read more

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I have RA. Diagnosis from bone scan. Blood test normal so far. My RF was 9 five months ago & now is 12. Will this number continue to rise with time?

I have RA. Diagnosis from bone scan. Blood test normal so far. My RF was 9 five months ago & now is 12. Will this number continue to rise with time?

Possibly, Do check:: with your Rheumatologist as he can help you monitor it and may even start you on meds to control it, depending on your clinical findings and symptoms. We would like to treat YOU rather than a lab result. ...Read more

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