I have recently tested positive for ANA Titer (speckled pattern) and Anti-DNA Double Stranded test....my doctor is going to contact a rheumatologist to look at my lab results. My doctor has not diagnosed me with any particular auto-immune disease yet, but I am guessing my chances of being diagnosed with Lupus are very strong. I don't have symptoms (other than the normal aches & pains of aging, I will be 50 in March), and am in good physical shape, running 2-3 miles a day....I don't think I have any other symptoms of the disease (no skin issues, kidney involvement, etc) but do have some joint pain now and again (which I just chalked up to my age). Could I have tested positive for both of these tests and NOT have Lupus?View Thread
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