Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Positive Rheumatoid Factor
Here is a list of rheumatologic conditions most commonly associated with a positive RF. Click on any that interest you, especially if this guide suggested one of these as a potential explanation for your positive RF.
Rheumatologic conditions associated with a positive RF:
systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) (also known as lupus)
Infections associated with a positive RF:
endocarditis (particularly one form, called subacute bacterial endocarditis)
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