ANA Tests and Lupus

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  1. Stephanie says:

    What if you have all the symptoms and a negative ANA? Your symptoms are relieved with Hydroxychloroqine.

    1. brett says:

      Hello! According to the Johns Hopkins Lupus Center, about 2% of people with lupus will have a negative ANA. The diagnostic criteria does rely heavily on the ANA, but a negative ANA is possible and it may fluctuate over time.

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