I'm sure you're all familiar with this. For those who have Mixed Connective Tissue, see if you know this answer.

I have CFS but the Rheumy who I had went to about 5 times told me he doesn't really know anything about CFS but doesn't believe I have it.

On the very first visit he was so sure I had Lupus. He ran the tests and they came back all negative. I know they can take up to 10 years to get any results.

Then later on he said I know what you have--MCTD. He's so sure. Well for MCTD the sed rate is up around 30 and mine has always been low--around 7. Then the RNP is very high around 80 and my labwork shows no trace.

Well, I went to my CFS specialist and right off the bat he noticed them two lab results. That's when he shared with me that I don't have MCTD. I looked it up on the website and both tests you show high.

Has anyone experienced this?

CindyLou