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What Is A High Rheumatoid Factor Numbered
I have a high rheumatoid factor and MRI findings suggest synovitis. Does this mean that I have ra?
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
What to do if I have a high rheumatoid factor and MRI findings suggest synovitis. does this mean What to do if I have ra?
The higher more sign: The higher the titer of rf, the more likely it is a significant indicator of an automimmune disease, most likely ra. However it can be quite elevated in sarcoid, sjogren's, cryoglobulinemia, among others to name a few. A ccp antibody should be the next test obtained. If significantly positive, the DX is probably ra. ...Read more
Why have tests?: It is possible to have these lab findings and not have a disease, however, why did you have the tests done? If you have some symptoms that prompted the tests then you need be evaluated for possible auto-immune disorder. ...Read more
I had a 1:160 ANA blood result. Further testing for lupus was negative and my rheumatoid factor was normal. What could the high ANA be caused by?
Vit B12 def. Corrected for 5 yrs.Previous +rheumatoid factor, elevated igg, oligoclonal bands, high erythropoietin now large red cells.Possibilities?
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Have HCV, PCOS, anxiety. C-Reactive Protein (non hs) is 24 mg/L for past 3 months, first time ever. Rheumatoid Factor 104 as usual. Cause of high CRP?
Probably from HCV: I assume HCV is hepatitis C. The rheumatoid factor (RF) is associated with rheumatoid arthritis. However it can also be positive in a variety of other conditions. HCV is one of them. The high CRP is non-specific measure of inflammation. Inflammation can come from infections, autoimmune diseases, or cancers. In you the high CRP and RF are most likely from the HCV. ...Read more
Vaccine and Rhematoi: Not there is no evidence to support that. ...Read more
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