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Ana 1:80 homogeneous, sed rate 51, chronic post nasal drip, inflamed sinuses, osteo arthritis, fatigue, brain fog. What are some possible explanations?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Labs not helpful

These are generally unrelated problems.
Chronic sinusitis and post nasal drip are likely one and the same. Arthritis may be just that. The ANA and ESR are nonspecific and may be "normal" although elevated. The list of things that can cause fatigue and brain fog is rather extensive and is probably best answered in person with your doc.

In brief: Labs not helpful

These are generally unrelated problems.
Chronic sinusitis and post nasal drip are likely one and the same. Arthritis may be just that. The ANA and ESR are nonspecific and may be "normal" although elevated. The list of things that can cause fatigue and brain fog is rather extensive and is probably best answered in person with your doc.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine

In brief: Autoimmune disease

See your primary care physician to get further evaluation for autoimmune diseases.
You have several symptoms and need a comprehensive assessment to narrow down the possibilities. You could have lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, wegeners, or some underlying infectious process.

In brief: Autoimmune disease

See your primary care physician to get further evaluation for autoimmune diseases.
You have several symptoms and need a comprehensive assessment to narrow down the possibilities. You could have lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, wegeners, or some underlying infectious process.
Dr. David Brouwer
Dr. David Brouwer
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