Does cannabis affect blood test results for autoimmune disease?

Research Tentative. Currently, evidence supports cannabis and its active ingredients as immune-modulating agents, affecting T-cells, B-cells, monocytes, and microglia cells, causing an overall reduction in pro-inflammatory cytokine expression and an increase in anti-inflammatory cytokines. Due to the supporting evidence of cannabinoids as an immune-modulating agent, research focusing on cannabinoids and autoimmunity.

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Do you think if you have any kind of autoimmune disease? Like lupus or anything? Or would it have sawn in blood test. If blood result is normal.

See details. There are literally scores of autoimmune diseases. Some can be diagnosed with the help of lab tests and some cannot. Lupus can be present even if all autoantibody testing is negative. However, this is a rare occurrence. Read more...

What is ESR blood test? If the ESR value is low, is that mean im totally healthy and do not have any infections or autoimmune disease?

ESR. Esr is erythrocyte a sedimentation rate. It is an inflammatory marker and indicates degree or level of inflammation and used as a guide for inflammation in diagnosis and follow up for response to treatment . It is a non specific marker and is elevated in inflammatory , infectious, auto immune and other disorders . Esr is always evaluated in conjunction with one's symptoms , signs and disease. Read more...
Inflammation. The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is a marker of inflammation. It's use is questionable and doesn't add significantly to what the doctor already thinks is going on, in my opinion. It should not be used as assurance of the absence of disease. Read more...

Should a typical blood test for autoimmune diseases detect thyroid graves disease?

Autoimmune Abs. Unless a doctor is specifically looking for antibodies to the thyroid, they will not test for grave's disease. Testing is generally guided by the patient's symptoms and signs. There is no predefined set of antibodies test that can detect all autoimmune diseases. Read more...
Not necessarily. A tsh-receptor antibody would be the more appropriate blood test to test for graves disease. Read more...

My girlfriend has too high allergy values in her blood test, can this thing related to a chronic infection or autoimmune disease like ms?

Not that way. Does she have ms? She could also possess seasonal allergies. Both should be treated. However, presence of ms does not cause various allergic reactions in blood tests. Read more...