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   Posted 7/15/2011 9:42 PM (GMT -6)   

Hello every one. I am new to the board. I went to the DR today to get my blood results of an ANA test. Which was positive. He said I do have some thing going on there. Cause my level was very high. He is going to run more blood test on Weds and send me to the rheamalogist.
I guess he does suspect Lupus. I have 2 cousins with lupus. I have fought skin rashes, dizziness and throwing up for years and no body has found any thing. I always new I had problems with the immune system. But no one found it till now. I am 47 and have been getting sick since I was 19. So with a high ANA test would this more then likely be Lupus?
Thanks for your help. Karen

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   Posted 7/16/2011 11:03 AM (GMT -6)   
Like the doctor said something is going on with your immune system.
A high ANA test means something is wrong with your immune system, exactly what the problem is will be determined by your Rheumatologist.

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   Posted 7/18/2011 5:51 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey there! . How are you feeling? Please let us know how your apt goes on Wed!
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