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Can very high positive ANA alone possibly make one feel tired and just not well when other labs are currently normal in person with lupus/sjogren.How?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: No.

A high titer ANA is not a good correlate of disease activity.
Talk to your provider. Only actual clinical problems or specific antibody titers correlate with disease activity. I have many patients with high titer anas and no systemic lupus erythematosis or sjogren's disease activity whatsoever.

In brief: No.

A high titer ANA is not a good correlate of disease activity.
Talk to your provider. Only actual clinical problems or specific antibody titers correlate with disease activity. I have many patients with high titer anas and no systemic lupus erythematosis or sjogren's disease activity whatsoever.
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