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Has anyone have a + ana(antinuclear antibodies ) blood test...

My Dr ran blood work and my ana test was + and now I'm waiting for more test to be run to see if I lupus or RA

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enaNianza

Asked by enaNianza at 1:40 AM on Mar. 29, 2011 in Health

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  • Nope, what's it mean?
    Adelicious

    Answer by Adelicious at 2:00 AM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • OK WELL when they do blood test the sms test is where they put ur blood on a slide of glass and they dye the blood and if u have antinuclear antibodies it will should under the microscope b/c it dyes a different color that the first part of the test then there another part I don't know how to explain very well I understand but ya but if u have this ana it means you have a + test
    enaNianza

    Comment by enaNianza (original poster) at 2:08 AM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • yes but mine was low. Some people can normally have a +.
    MrsMWF

    Answer by MrsMWF at 7:54 AM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • It's only 5% of people is normal
    enaNianza

    Comment by enaNianza (original poster) at 9:57 AM on Mar. 29, 2011

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