Answers By CategoryConnective Tissue — Connective Tissue Disease

Ana 1280 speckled what are all possible causes? Is there any way it could not be a connective tissue disorder?

Are there any tests for connective tissue disorders?

Are there genetic variations of marfans? I ask because i think my father may have had it and I have connective tissue disease.

Can anyone tell me what can I do for connective tissue disease?

Can rheumatoid vasculitis affect the tissue of the breast?

Can the systemic inflammation from undifferentiated connective tissue disease cause intermittent dizziness ?

Can you have a long anterior leaflet without having marfans or a connective tissue disorder? Does it always mean myxomatous valve disease?

Can you tell me what could I do for connective tissue disease?

Connective tissue disorders--are they genetic or autoimmune?

Could anybody have a connective tissue problem?

Could rheumatoid vasculitis affect breast tissue?

Could undifferentiated connective tissue disease (poss sjogrens +\or lupus) cause increased feeling of being winded when it is humid outside?

Do people with MS have a connective tissue disorder?

Do rheumatologists commonly see undiff connective tissue disease patients with lots of ctd symptoms but normal labs (other than high ana)?

Do you believe that certain connective tissue diseases can be passed down by heredity?

Do you think all connective tissue diseases (lupus, sjogrens, scleroderma) are more alike than doctors realize since they tend to overlap so much?

Do you think there are specific new connective tissue diseases not recognized yet (but lumped into undifferentiated) but will be named in the future?

Does connective tissue disease mean you can't have a baby?

Does having a pectus deformity mean you likely have a connective tissue disorder?

Does having undifferentiated connective tissue disease mean I could have severe health problems if I contracted HSV2?

Does infectious disease specialist treat or study systemic scleroderma. Undifferentied diffuse connective tissue disease,raynauds?

Does kidney stones go along with having lupus and mixed connective tissue disease?

Does peripheral vascular disease or mixed connective disease cause skin discolaration on any area of the body? Why?

Dx w/ undifferentiated connective tissue disease 9/11/13. Where & how do I find any good info. Lip biopsy may prove sjorgrens. Relieved i'm not crazy.

Have undifferentiated connective tissue disease diagnosis.Why didn't my labs ever show any inflammation from the start but methotrexate works great?

Hello doctors, can undifferentiated connective tissue disease (uctd) disqualify you from the military?

How common is connective tissue dissorder?

How do connective tissue disorder affect pregnancy?

How do connective tissues differ from epithelial tissues?

How do I explain undifferentiated connective tissue disease 2 others?My tx:plaquenil &steroids but no firm diagnosis yet.This disease wrecks havoc on my life

How do mixed connective tissue disease affect bladder control?

How do they know it is hyaline membrane disease vs. Some other kind of breathing disorder?

How does connective tissue disease with lupus factor affect the eyes?

How long does it take for plaquinil to start working for undifferentiated connective tissue disease?

How would I be diagnosed with a connective tissue disease (lupus)?

I am being treated for undifferentiated connective tissue disease which can be debilitating during flares. Is it likely I will stay in this limbo diagnosis forever?

I am only on Prednisone 15mg daily. This is my first exacerbation of this disease. I was diagnosed with mixed connective tissue disease some years ag?

I display all symptoms of mixed connective tissue disease but ANA tests were only slightly above average. Can this still be what i have?

I have a diagnoses of an unspecified connective tissue disease with an unspecified vitamin d deficiency. What is this?

I have a diagnoses of an unspecified connective tissue disease with an unspecified vitamin d dificiency. What is this?

I have had interstital cystitis for yrs & undifferentiated connective tissue disease--(not tied down to diagnosis yet). Do you think they are related?

I have just been diagnosed with a connective tissue disease (lupus arthritis). Can I claim disability?

I have Mixed Connective Tissue Disease. Are new Beau's Lines on my nails an indication of active disease?

I know someone with mixed connective tissue disease....Is it a serious illness?

I know this dude who has mixed connective tissue disease. What is that?

I was told that i either have sle or mixed connective tissue disease (i already have a rheumatology appt) i was just wondering what's the difference?

I was wondering is connective, epithelium tissue or both an example of a primary tissue type?

I'm 35 chest x-ray-showed mild thoracic degenerative disease. Have connective tissue disease. Could that be cause? How to prevent further damage?

I'm pale and have visible veins, also sometimes bruises with unknown cause. Connective tissue disorder?

If autonomic dysfunction caused by connective tissue disease.Would treating connective tissue disease control the autonomic disease sx? Ie prednisone?

If I have a connective tissue disorder that is 'taking out' more joints every few months, is there any hope of having a functional life. I'm only 30?

If I have mixed connective tissue disorder with the lupus anticoagulant antibody can I take nsaids?

If one with connective tissue disease is having a true flare up, could labs (other than +ana) be normal? And do rheumatologists have opposing views?

In early stages of connective tissue disease, is it possible to have inflammation that responds great 2 prednisone but doesn't show up in sed or crp?

Is autoimmune hepatitis connective tissue disorder?

Is costochondritis a symptom of connective tissue disease?

Is eds connective tissue disorder or what?

Is hughes disease a vascular disease or connective tissue disease? I forgot to ask rheumatologist when recently diagnosed.

Is it true that autoimmune hepatitis a connective tissue disorders?

Is mixed connective tissue disease considered a separate disease entity?

Is Mixed Connective Tissue Disease Hereditary?

Is Palmar fibrosis a autoimmune disease or Mixed connective tissue disease or neither?

Is Palmar fibrosis a autoimmune disease or Mixed connective tissue disease?

Is sle a connective tissue disease?

Is the stroma in the iris a connective tissue?

Is there a connection between Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease and increased susceptibility to viruses, URI's?

Is there a connection between anklyosing spondylitis and connective tissue disorders?

Is there a connection between lupus and connective tissue disease?

Is there a connection between undifferentiated connective tissue disease and severe early onset osteo arthritis?

Is there any connection between mast cell activation/connective tissue problems and sacroiliitis?

Is there any known/suspected relationship between. Undifferentiated connective tissue disease and mast cell activation syndrome ?

Is there any known/suspected relationship between. Undifferentiated connective tissue disease and mast cell activation syndrome ? How is uctd dx?

Labs are coming back suggestive of Lupus or Mixed Connective Tissue Disease. What is the difference between the two?

Lupus and scleroderma are connective tissue diseases but eds is also. What exactly is connective tissue disease? Is lichen sclerosis related

Methotrexate greatly helps my connective tissue disease.Inflammatory markers were never abnormal before starting.Why/how is it helping?Hidden infllam?

My dad has very bad polymyalgia rheumatic disease. I have undiff connective tissue disease (current dx) , do you think autoimmune is in our genes?

Name some disabilities caused by musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders?

Possible mixed connective tissue disease, doctor says? What is a mixed disease?

Skin biopsy shows early connective tissue disease. What is connective tissue disease? Why would it cause a chest rash? Or flushing w/ stress, emotion?

Symptoms for connective tissue disorders?

Tell me what you know about mixed connective tissue disorder?

Tested + for connective tissue disorder but doctor says no? Who to believe?

Thyroid disease and now connective tissue disease as well, what's going on with my body?

What are auto immune connective tissue diseases, and are they common?

What are effects of disease on connective tissue 2(cartilage)?

What are IgA nephropathy or thin basement membrane disease?

What are some disabilities caused by musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders?

What are some symptoms of connective tissue disease?

What are the complications of connective tissue disorder?

What are the differences between myofascial pain syndrome and mixed connective tissue disease?

What are the effects of mixed connective tissue disease in pregnancy?

What are the major presenting symptoms of mixed connective tissue disease?

What are the new methods for treating mixed connective tissue disease?

What are the pros and cons for Prograf vs Prednisone vs plaquinil for the treatment of Undifferentiated connective tissue disease (elements sle)?

What are the risk factors for connective tissue disorder?

What are the symptoms of connective tissue disorder?

What are the tests for connective tissue disorder?

What are the tests for mixed connective tissue disease?

What are the treatments for connective tissue disorder?

What are ways to cope with mixed connective tissue disease?