I have an elevated ANA level but with no diagnosis of an autoimmune disease. Am I still a candidate for Fraxel laser treatments?
Fraxel Laser Advisable Despite Elevated ANA Level?
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Check with your physician
If the level of the positivity of the ANA is very high then possibly there might be a slightly greater chance of poor healing. If you take prednisone or other corticosteroids for the ANA (which I doubt as you stated you have no diagnosis) then that could interfere with healing and increase risk of post laser infection.
Web reference: http://www.thenyac.com
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