Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
BIOPHSY OR NO BIOPHSY?
IF MY ANA LEVELS HAVE BEEN SLIGHTLY ELEVATED, THEN DOES IT WARRANT A LIVER BIOPHY TO BE DONE OR MORE EXTENSIVE BLOODWORK STUDIES? HE DID A CATSCAN OF THE ABDOMEN AND THAT CAME BACK FINE AS DID MY ANNUAL CHOLESTEROL, JUST THIS AGAIN.
RP, FLORIDA
Cancel
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
If the doctor has reason to believe you have autoimmune hepatitis then a biopsy would be a good thing. If you just have slightly elevated ANA with no other symptoms, that is common in women. 10% of healthy women have elevated ANA's at some point in their lives. That is a huge number of ladies.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
406584 tn?1399591666
Blank
10356 commented on 10356's status
26 mins ago
406584 tn?1399591666
Blank
Dee1956, and 10356 commented on clean_in_ks's status
1 hr ago
317787 tn?1467375233
Blank
Dee1956 "Be kind, for everyone you ... Comment
1 hr ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight over time
Start Tracking Now
Top Hepatitis Answerers
Avatar universal
Blank
163305 tn?1333672171
Blank
Rural Mural, CA
317787 tn?1467375233
Blank
DC
446474 tn?1446351282
Blank
San Francisco, CA
408795 tn?1324939275
Blank
Sacramento
1747881 tn?1358189534
Blank
Greeley, CO
Hepatitis C Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Hepatitis Answerers
Avatar universal
Blank
163305 tn?1333672171
Blank
Rural Mural, CA
317787 tn?1467375233
Blank
DC
446474 tn?1446351282
Blank
San Francisco, CA
408795 tn?1324939275
Blank
Sacramento
1747881 tn?1358189534
Blank
Greeley, CO