From what I understand, there is a subset of the population that has a positive ANA who are completely healthy. Your Dr. will have to decide if it's of clinical importance or not and if you have symptoms. Some people have disease symptoms and negative blood work. Auto immune diseases are so frustrating to try and understand.
d 1/09 with colitis sigmoid colon with some diverticular disease as well, Colon resection Nov. 2010, in remission for 4 years but think it's coming back-:))))))
inflammatory arthritis, type 2 d, asthma, skin scleroderma, hashimoto's thyroid disease
Meds: VSL#3 probiotic, Vit. D, nexium, synthroid, metformin, fenofibrate,
Positive ANA speckled pattern 1:180, high sed r