Autoimmune Disorders Community
POSITIVE ANA AND BORDERING ANTI-RNP
Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

POSITIVE ANA AND BORDERING ANTI-RNP

Hello,
Six monthes ago, because of a hand rash, I made an ANA test which was 1:80 positive (FANA methode), and the anti-rnp was bordering 1:0, but the  U1-rnp was negative. The other results of a complete ANA test were also negative. I made a check up now and the results for ANA remain the same, the anti-rnp is little over boerder line 1.1 (border line is 1.0) and U1-rnp is again negative. I do not know what this could mean? I have never taken drugs that induce positive ANA. I don't feal any illness, but I am conserned if this could mean a begining of an autoimmune dusease.
Related Discussions
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
351246_tn?1379685732
Hi!
ANA test can be positive without any cause, and sometimes remains positive as people age. Anti-RNP antibodies are raised in mixed connective tissue disease, and lupus erythematosus. However, since anti-U1 RNP antibodies is negative these two disorders are more or less ruled out. A sub-study of anti-RNP antibodies, SS-A (Ro) and SS-B (La), can be carried out to rule out Sjögren's syndrome. Do discuss this with your doctor. Take care!

Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Respepcted Dr. Mathur,
I thank you very much indeed for the answer. SS-A/Ro(60kD) and La/SS-B are also negative. I am 40 years old, and got married recently, I would like to become a mother, so I was wondeing if eventual first pregnancy could worsen the ANA test picture or represent any kind of risk for the baby. If it's not to much to ask I would apreciate your kind answer.
Thanking you in advance, I send you all my respect as well as my warm
Best regards
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
It is impossible to say if pregnancy would aggrevate anything. If you were to develop an AI, there is a possibility of complications to you and the baby. Your ANA is very low. AI's can take years to decide what they are going to do, if anything. This should be something you discuss with your Dr.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Thanks,
But I am not sure what you are saying? That there exists a risk for me or for the baby or not? What does the risk consist of?
Thanks in advance
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Autoimmune Disorders Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Autoimmune Answerers
1530171_tn?1362547225
Blank
TheLightSeeker
London, ON
434278_tn?1324709825
Blank
karajo
Spearsville, LA
1756321_tn?1377771734
Blank
Red_Star
Queensland, Australia
10389859_tn?1409925468
Blank
Foggy2
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Katarina2010
Esterhazy, SK