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autoimmune neuropathy

Can an increased Rheumatoid Factor with a negative ICC test indicate a possible autoimmune neuropathy?

I have a neuropathy that I believe is autoimmune (possibly inflammatory), with a negative ANA, but my RA factor has doubled in the past year, making it now positive.

Is so, then what tests would you recommend to identify a possible autoimmune neuropathy?

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It is certainly quite possible, especially since your RA factor is rising.  Of course, it really depends on a number of factors, which are discussed on the following websites:

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