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What Gets It On Mean Your Anti Ccp Level Is High
My anti ccp level is 5>5 and my ESR is 25 ANA CRP and rf were all negitive what does this exactly mean my ESR and my ccp have never been + before?
Nothing: The anti ccp antibody is used to help diagnose rheumatoid arthritis. It is just one of several things your doctor should look at. By itself it has no meaning. Esr is a measure of inflammation in your body. It is not specific for any one problem. If you have joint swelling, especially in the small joints of the hands and feet you should see a doctor familiar with RA otherwise don't worry. ...Read more
I assume that you mean rheumatoid factor. Rf.This test is sometimes sent when the patient describes joint pain. It needs to be interpreted in the context of the patients symptoms because sometimes a positive test is meaningless or associated with a disease such as rheumatoid arthritis. The ccp test is more specific for rheumatoid arthritis than the rf. Both ...Read more
Several reasons: That test can be elevated in liver and muscle diseases or secondary to some medications. Discuss this result with the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more
What high values of anti ccp are seen in RA patients ? Is there numbers at 300s or 400s or even more? My wife's was 250. How severe? Is it highest ?
I'm 56. If ANA, Anti-CCP, ENA, ESR , RF tests are normal, does it mean it's for life and I don't need to repeat these tests again?
Nope: But be thankful and don't repeat them unless your health status changes. ...Read more
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, the level of the antibody in your wife is barely above normal and may not be clinically relevant. In general, it is a marker of rheumatoid arthritis. See this site for more info. http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Clinical+and+Interpretive/84182 ...Read more
I'm having trouble regulating my body temp. I have livedo reticularis does this affect body temps? Bloods recently show I have scurvy & anti ccp high
Neg ANA, High Monocyte on CBC, doubled Sed Rate & pos Anti-CCP of 0.5 with no ref range listed. Have all clin symptoms of RA, finally get offical DX?
I have seropositive rheumatoid arthritis/anti-ccp strongly positive. What the heck does that mean?
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