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I received a Positive ANA (low Titer) The positve was RNP

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I received a Positive ANA (low Titer)
The positve was RNP Antibody at 1.2.
I have no symptoms of any kind.
When you told another person you did not think this was "significant" what did you mean?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Why was this done if you have no symptoms?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

do you have any symptoms?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have some fatigue but that seems to be fairly normal for me. I am a busy 58 year old working woman with a 15 year old Son.
I had surgery 6 months ago (tummy tuck and eye work) and I have experienced thinning hair on the top of my head.
NO other symptoms.
My RNP Antibody is 1.2
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

All it means is that you have a positive antibody level. So your body is making antibodies to RNP. The clinical significance is zero if there are no symptoms. About half of people with a positive RNP have no symptoms and nothing needs to be done

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

please don't forget a positive rating. I appreciate it

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