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Forum Name: Rheumatology Topics
Question: Rheumatoid Factor
|Daisymaud - Wed Nov 09, 2005 12:06 pm||
[size=18][/size]What is the significance of a Rheumatoid Factor of 500? No joint pains. Canit be caused by drugs...if so which ?
|Jackie E. Pool, LPN - Thu Nov 10, 2005 2:20 am||
This is a question that only your doctor can answer for you. I am giving you a list of things that can cause an abnormal RA factor, but I stress you must check with your doctor to rule these out.
A positive test may indicate:
Chronic viral infection
Systemic lupus erythematosus
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