I was tested and have a positive reading for the RA factor, my CCP antibody came in at <16 standard range seefn- Units (don't know what that means). my Sedimentation rate was 34 (range given 0-30 mm/Hr.
My fingers hand, wrist, elbow, on my right side are pretty painful..my left isn't nearly as bad. My hands are very stiff in the morning, seems to get better, but does not go away... Pain isn't limited to just those areas. I have strong shooting pains on the top of my foot and ankles as well...I noticed my right hand can be very cold, while the left is warmer, I have even noticed a change of color.
My doctor said people have tested for RA factor at 150 and did not have it. My father had Rheumatoid Arthirists.
What does all of this mean. Thank you
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