Please help - overwhelmed and now confused by lab test

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Hi all. I have been experiencing a multitude of usual symptoms, the most prominent being extreme exhaustion, which is only getting worse (when I couldn't imagine it ever could) and a 27lb unintentional weight loss. Anyway, I had a positive ANA (only 1:80) and now my doctor has ordered an immunoglobulin profile - IgA, IgG, IgM. I haven't gotten a chance to talk to him - my appt is next week. Will this test indicate the possibility of autoimmune disease? I thought I was a pretty good googler, but I'm not really finding anything that really answers my question. I am having such a hard time and waiting for answers is excruciating because sometimes I don't know how I can possibly live in this exhausted and unfamiliar body for even another week (I'm not talking about thoughts of suicide or anything - I just don't understand sometimes how it is physically possible) Thanks for any info! 

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    Hello Rhonda, I have sent you a pm.  I had a positive ANA when I had a diagnosis of Sjogren's Syndrome  but there are other diseases too.

    Try not to worry, I hope all goes well for you

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    Just wondering, how are you?
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    Just wondering, how are you?
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    Im so sorry to hear, what your going through. I completely understand, i hope your doctors not only replying on the blood test. I have been diagnosed with Igg4rd sc and my ig levels were fine. I had to get a biopsy. Energy loss, I completely understand and sometimes the need to be alone. I hope you do not isolate yourself. Its a very long, process, it was for me. Try your best to stay positive and i hope you are around people that understand, what your going through. I wish you the best.
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