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What does having hepatitis C virus antibody (anti hcv) mean to you?

What does having hepatitis C virus antibody (anti hcv) mean to you?

HCV antibody: It indicates that you've been exposed to the hcv. You should be evaluated by a gastroenterologist or infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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What does Lyme disease attack?

What does Lyme disease attack?

Many areas: If left untreated it can effect several areas including the heart, brain, peripheral nerves, skin, muscles and joints. ...Read more

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What exactly does borrelia burgdorferi do to your cells to cause Lyme disease?

What exactly does borrelia burgdorferi do to your cells to cause Lyme disease?

Multiple imbalances: Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria have the most complex genome of any bacteria & create multiple imbalances.They can infect any organ & prevent that organ from functioning properly & elicit an inflammatory response. They suppress immune function, often opening the door for other infections, produce microbial toxins, create hormonal imbalances etc. See http://ldnr.Us/lyme_disease_pathophysiology.Html. ...Read more

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Does cd57 suggest Lyme disease? What is cd57 anyway?

Does cd57 suggest Lyme disease?  What is cd57 anyway?

Controversial: Cd57 is shorthand for a certain subset of white blood cells. Cd57 testing is a controversial way of trying to determine if someone has lyme disease. It is not widely accepted as accurate and most clinicians do not test for it. ...Read more

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What exactly is latent and silent celiac disease?

What exactly is latent and silent celiac disease?

Degrees of abnormal: Latent: abnormal blood test/antibody tests, but normal biopsy and no symptoms or signs.Children diagnosed with celiac sprue as children; tolerated introduction of gluten. Can develop signs and symptoms later in life. Silent:: abnormal antibody tests, abnormal intestinal biopsy nut no signs or symptoms even on gluten diet. Can develop signs/symptoms later in life. ...Read more

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What does it mean echinococcus antibody?

What does it mean echinococcus antibody?

Exposure: It means that you have been exposed to echinococcus- the dog tape worm. If it is an igm antibody, it means a recent exposure. If it is just igg antibody, then it means you have been exposed to it sometime in the past. ...Read more

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Does an ibd serology that shows Crohn's disease mean I have it?

Does an ibd serology that shows Crohn's disease mean I have it?

Usually: But not always. All blood tests have a false positive rate. An ibd panel result needs to be interpreted in light of other diagnostic information. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have the autoimmune disease called myasthenia gravis?

What does it mean to have the autoimmune disease called myasthenia gravis?

Muscle weakness: It causes muscle weakness. It is autoimmune because it has antibodies to your own body, in this case they react with acetylcholine receptors at the neuromuscular junction. Thus the muscles do not get the stimulation to help them function due to the decreased availability of acetylcholine. It is treated with acetylcholinesterase inhibitors that interfer with the the breakdown of acetylcholine. ...Read more

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8yoaLow T and B cells, borderline reactive Hep B, Negative Candida, low Pneumococcus antibodies.Referred to infectious disease Dr. What can this be?

8yoaLow T and B cells, borderline reactive Hep B, Negative Candida, low Pneumococcus antibodies.Referred to infectious disease Dr. What can this be?

?: How is he doing otherwise, what promoted the dr to ask for those tests, is he having frequent hard to treat infections? At any rate could be something temporary , and vaccine non responders are not uncommon, the low T and B lymphocytes can be just part of low lymphocytes altogether for several reasons most are reversible, infectious disease consultant may seek an Immunologist input, goodluck ...Read more

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I have a positive gliadin IgG for celiac disease. What does this mean?

I have a positive gliadin IgG for celiac disease. What does this mean?

You may have celiac: The usual test for celiac disease is the detection of IgA against gliadin. Some people don't make very much or any IgA (about 1 in 400 have this finding). In the absence of IgA persons with celiac disease make igg antibodies against gliadin. The diagnosis of celiac disease is generally made through endoscopy by the appearance of the small intestine with confirmation on biopsy. ...Read more

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Does an ibd serology that shows consistency with Crohn's disease mean I have it?

Does an ibd serology that shows consistency with Crohn's disease mean I have it?

Higher likelihood.: The serology panels are not meant to be diagnostic. They are generally used in confirmation of diagnosis, or to help clarify a case of inflammatory bowel disease that is indeterminate. ...Read more

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Does Lyme disease cause diareha?

Does Lyme disease cause diareha?

Lyme diseasec: Yes it does cause diarrhea. Lyme disease affects gastro intestinal tract in many ways and diarrhea is one of the features of GI tract involvement. ...Read more

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What do my celiac disease tissue transglutaminase iga/igg results mean?

Anti-transglutaminas: Antibodies that bind to transglutaminase could indicate the presence of celiac disease. This is a sugggestive test only. Negative testing does not definitively rule-out celiac dz and positive testing does not confirm the diagnosis. An intestinal biopsy would be the most helpful test. ...Read more

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What does it mean by hepatitis a total antibody reactive?

What does it mean by hepatitis a total antibody reactive?

Exposure to : Virus. Igm antibody to hep a indicates recent infection, total antibody, usually igg indicates prior infection and recovery. ...Read more

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What does the rubella ab IgG test tell you?

What does the rubella ab IgG test tell you?

Past disease: A positive igg study will show that a female has a protective level of rubella antibody created by a past infection or immunization. Present or future pregnancies would not be at risk of rubella disease. ...Read more

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What does occult cardiovascular disease mean?

What does occult cardiovascular disease mean?

Hidden: Occult disease is asymptomatic or sub-clinical such as an aneurysm that one has that ruptures but the patient had no signs or symptoms before rupture. That would be an occult aneurysm. ...Read more

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What does the rheumatic diseases which shows that she definitely does not have myositis specific or myositis associated antibody.What means?

Need more info: It appears that these tests were done to help guide medical management, and fine tune treatment. Myositis refers to inflammation of the muscles. Talk with the physician who ordered the test for clarification. Symptoms like these are best evaluated in person by your physician. Based on the findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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What does it mean if "h. pylori IgG antibodies serum by elsia positive"?

What does it mean if "h. pylori IgG antibodies serum by elsia positive"?

History of infection: IgG to H.pylori indicates a history of infection. The serum antigen test would be appropriate to assess for current infection or post-treatment eradication. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a positive IgM p41 ab but IgM p39 ab. and IgM p23 ab. are negative? What causes p41 to be present?

What does it mean to have a positive IgM p41 ab but IgM p39 ab. and IgM p23 ab. are negative? What causes p41 to be present?

Unlikely lyme: P41 is not very specific for Lyme and 1.5 percent of general population may have it likely as protection against getting Lyme that is inherited rather than acquired. The other negative tests also confirm that u do not have it, but Lyme disease is a clinical diagnosis and all factors need to be considered. If you are still having symptoms, work with your doctor to get to the button of the problem ...Read more