Positive ANA and Chrones

by Eva
(Texas)

I have been having so many strange medical issues since diagnosed with Chrones. A blood test showed positive for ANA but negative on all the possible causes for that type of result. I am currious if others with Chrones also have a positve ANA.

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Positive ANA and Crohn's NEW
by: Lydia D.


I show positive for ANA, but then again so does 2-5% of the general population. Not all Crohn's patients have a positive ANA. Certain medicines can induce ANA, including Remicade and Humira.

ANA and Crohn's
http://www.springerlink.com/content/w7628428r3145712/

ANA
http://www.medicinenet.com/antinuclear_antibody/article.htm

Infliximab Induces Positive ANA in More Than Half of Crohn's Patients
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/458485

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