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What Are The Numbers For Ra Factor Test
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
Can an RA test (rhematoid factor) come up negative when a person is not experiencing a flare up at the time?
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
My RA factor blood test came back negative but I have all the symptoms of ra. Could it still be possible to have ra?
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)?
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
I have elevated rheumatoid factor and elevated sed rate, but negative ccp test. I have the symptoms of ra. Could this be ra?
Ra factor very high, but not rheumatoid arthritis? I am 56 women, my RA factor result is super high, is 380, but other testes of related rheumatoid arthritis all normal ( including blood testes and x ray). After three month i did all test again, the resul
Rheumatoid : Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that requires certain criteria for it s diagnosis . We automatically think that if a test for a disease is positive you have to have the disease , but that is not how it goes. For example there are to types of anti-globulins , igg and igm , they may be positive in different situations for the same disease so one is positive for the acute phase and the other becomes positive later , this is only an example..So things need to be proven to be valid. An is not an automatic concept , if is positive I have it and if not what do I have. There are many things we still need to learn about many diseases and many laboratory results. Rheumatoid factor can go up , with age , with certain infection etc etc if you google it , you will find the complete list. You saw the rheumatologist , and obviously he did a diagnosis based on your clinical picture and is not rheumatoid arthritis , in the same manner he will consider other possibilities for that findings , he would have order additional test if there was a suspicion of another entity that may give a positive rheumatoid factor . Since he evaluated you he would be the best person to ask, rather than to figured out the other way oround, doctors see patients and suspect diseases, and then request labs to confirm the diagnosis or ruled them out , the other way around is difficult and is not how it is usually done. ...Read more
What does RA Factor negative and ANA TEST - NEGATIVE 1:40 substrate HEP2 cells mean?does it rule out rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune disord
I received an ANA titer postive test with speckled & homogeneous pattern on it my RA factor 7, now I am being referred to rheumologist. Is this lupus?
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