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Does positive ANA low c3c and low phosphate mean auto immune disease and what does the low mean?

Only. ANA positivity and low complement c3 only help confirm a diagnosis of an autoimmune disease such as lupus. However, no diagnosis is possible by these tests alone without signs and symptoms of a connective tissue disease. Sometimes these laboratory abnormalities run in families especially if someone in he family has a connective tissue disease. Read more...

High total protein, positive Ana, low red bc width. Dr looking for auto immune disease. Could this be lupus? Also have small fiber n.

Possible but... Your doctor should focus on your main complaints, signs or symptoms. Lupus an autoimmne disorder that could be difficult to diagnose, not only has lab abnormalities but again a constellation of symptoms that should be evaluated by a rheumatologist if in doubt. Healthy people can have a positive ANA test, again it matters the context in which you order such tests. Read more...