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Pos ANA screen, high ESR and CRP?

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I just got back from the doctor after waiting two weeks for results from multiple tests. The doctor wanted to test me for autoimmune diseases. She told me that my ANA screen was positive, my ESR level was high (did not tell me the number), my white blood cell count is high, and my CRP was high. She stated that normal levels for CRP are between 0 and .95, and mine was a 5. However, she said that she didn't really have any answers for me and that she was going to send me to a specialist to take it from here. It could take weeks or months before I see a specialist, and I was just wondering if anyone else has had something similar going on and how it turned out. Any kind of help is greatly appreciated.
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replied March 6th, 2010
I just had a positive ANA as well and a high CRP and ESR... You need to see a rheumatoid doc....and you should be able to get in quickly...they will run more blood...ask them to rin the rnp and sm antibodies.... Amy
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