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What Does Positive Rheumatoid Factor And Elevated Esr Mean
Crp & ASO titre r positive. Rheumatoid factor 2.3. Esr 91 after 1 hr. Conjugated bilirubin 0.31 & uncon. 0.28. A/G ratio 1.357. Pls suggest?
Not enough info: No one can suggest anything when you provide no symtoms. All these results suggest is an inflammatory process. ...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
Non specific: 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, ESR is not specific for any disease or disorder. A value of 39 is that high for a 59 year old male. If he does not have any symptoms, if may not be worthwhile to chase a laboratory value. ...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?
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
Aso 730, ESR 47, CRP 26, rheumatoid factor neg, aana neg. No fever no infection. Is this somethng dangerous I should worry from or it is treatable.
See details: Why were these tests ordered in the first place? You need to provide more specific information to receive an accurate answer. ...Read more
Rheumatoid factor just out of range at 20.2. Normal esr, ana. Bilateral hip pain, chest, and roaming pains in other joints, never swelling. Is it ra?
Unlikely : Rheumatoid arthritis is diagnosed based on a number of criteria. Each criteria has a point value. You must have 6 points to be diagnosed. What you described would be 2 points. This isn't enough for rheumatoid arthritis (ra). You should still see a doctor familiar with RA to be sure. The most important part if the diagnosis is the feel of the joints not the lab. ...Read more
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 ›
31M,both knee pain(1.5yr),MRI OK.Now lt elbow burning,proximal finger joints burning+swelling.Rheumatoid factor 8.6(ref. <12).ESR,CRP,Uric acid normal?
Auto-immune response: Rheumatoid factor is one of the auto-immune responses, however, it may also develop as a some what normal respose to infection. Any lab test needs to be evaluated in the context of the whole clinical picture and a positive rheumatoid factor, by itself, is not diagnostic of any disease. It supports a diagnosis rheumatoid arthritis and other auto-immune disorders. ...Read more