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Positive ANA, Homogeneous, High Titer

Discussion in 'Diagnostic Guidelines and Laboratory Testing' started by Linksey, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. Linksey

    Linksey

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    Back and forth, sometimes positive sometimes not. I meet the requirements for Lupus after almost 20 years of CFS/Fibro. Noone can tell me if I have Lupus or not.

    Wonder if a positive ANA is from Lyme?
     
  2. lucy

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    I have speckled, and quite high too - 1280, with ss/ra presence, so they suspect sjogrens, but I have 0 symptoms of sjogrens. What I think happens is that after a long-term infection (be it a virus such as EBV, retrovirus as XMRV, o bacterial infection, such as Lyme) system is confused. Infections can activate auto-immune system.
     

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