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I have high Lp-PLA2 and high Myeloperoxidase can you help

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I have high Lp-PLA2 and high Myeloperoxidase can you help me
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 6 months ago.
This is Dr. Davida high level of MPA has a high predictive value for microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) in patients when testing is negative for systemic lupus erythematosus (antinuclear antibodies) and Goodpasture syndrome (glomerular basement membrane antibody)Microscopic polyangiitis is an uncommon disease and is the result of blood vessel inflammation (vasculitis), which can damage organ systemsyou need to see a rheumatology doctor to help you get treatment for microscopic polyangitismedications such as prednisone and cyclophosphamide are used to treat it.have you consulted with a rheumatologist yet?