Answers in 'Immunology'
25::26 weeks pregnant. Overweight when I became pregnant, now considered obese. Autoimmune thyroid disease controlled. Borderline blood pressure. Should I be seeing a maternal fetal specialist or a regular obgyn?
2 weeks after unprotected sex with female. I lost my voice (not soar), mild flu like symptoms, then a few days later developed conjunctivitis. Hiv?
39, 25 weeks pregnant, overweight when I became pregnant, now considered obese. Autoimmune hypothyroid, borderline blood pressure. Needed to add will need 4th c::S this time. Should I request to be seen by maternal fetal specialist or continue with OB?
Also have high thyroid antibodies and my mom has Hashimoto?
All antibody tests negative at around the 10 week mark except for RNA PCR test which says RNA detected, below 20 copies::Ml instead of undetected.
Ana direct positive, sed rate 32, bun 4, creat 0.030, tsh 0.350, etc. I don't think this is just fibro.
Also keep having protein in urine.
Are there certain autoimmune conditions that are associated with a high ANA titre (1:2560) more so than others? Like lupus?
ANA level 1:2560 homogeneous. What does this mean?? Cancer?
Are surface wounds on the penis and anus caused by the surface friction (from the outside) in the anal area between penis and anal area can be an outlet for hiv , after finish I check penis , I saw so small point of blood , p24 after 14 days negativ?
Calprotectin 680 with right abdomen pain. Colonoscopy clean, stool hard and sometimes liquid. Still got a bit of pain and bloating. 100% Crohns right?
Cmv igG ab came at 0.76 (high) and HSV I IgG at 33.50 (high) everything else normal. Is this bad? Do I have HIV even tho I tested negative for it.
Could pregnancy::Birth have caused me to develop lupus?
CMV igm pos. Igg neg. numbness tingling eye floaters rashes. All other infectious disease neg.Can CMV cause all this? 27 year old male. Help! Thanks!
Can you have a positive anti-DNA result with a negative IgG result?
Could I still have type 2 autoimmune pancreatitis with a negative IgG4 but a positive ANA?
Can bacteremia remain in the bloodstream for quite a while until one day the immune system becomes weaker and then cause sepsis?
Can you get HIV from sucking your partners penis?
Can itchy hives be a symptom of hiv or std::Sti?
Diagnosed with clymydia, took a gram of azithromycin. Week::2 week I still feel" sore urethra " no discharge. Worried about hiv-Took test 2::3 week neg?
Does experiencing post streptococcal glomerulonephritis when young, increases the risk of experiencing it again during adulthood?
Does a higher ANA titre (1:2560) make it more likely to be cancer than an autoimmune disease?
Dengue ns1 antigen is non reactive but dengue igm is positive and igg is negative. what does this mean?
Diagnosed with median arcuate ligament syndrome by Angiograpgy. MD ordered celiac plexus block as next step for "abd pain of unknown cause".common?
Found ANA level of 1:2560 homogeneous following an EUS procedure to assess the pancreas. Pancreas normal, except bulky. What's causing the high ANA?
Fell asleep with dull headache,woke with worse one.Headache lasted until 11am and then nausea.i threw up about 1 pm.no fever.sunpoisoning?
Hello, Please let me know what is the reason for occur metastatic lymph node cancer??? 2nd Question : Is Adenocarcinoma is called tumor??? What happen
Have had trouble taking a full breath in for ~ 1 week. Went to urgent care and got Predisone, Advair, and Z-pack, but nothing is helping. Slight cough now. Went for a chest xray and NP at urgent care said it looks clear. Never smoked. Lung cancer?
Had Graves' disease 28 years ago, now hypothyroidism. My eyes get a lot of pressure behind them. Eyelids open during the night. Painful.
How long does post streptococcal glomerulonephritis last? How to make it go away?
How likely am I to get HIV from one sexual encounter where I'm the receptive anal party? The insertive partner wears a condom
Hello, i have this white mark below my lower lip that was caused due to infection. There are no other marks and there is no family history of Vitiligo?
How long before I see that I'm responding to Rituximab for my NHL? On my 7th treatment out of 8.
How can i get past cfs fatigue?
I got a tetanus booster two weeks ago. About 3-5 days after I've noticed my lymph nodes in my underarms are swollen and tender. Is this normal? I also ended up with bronchitis in this time period as well.
I have moderate diverticulosis, gastritis, celiac disease, and lactose intolerance. How do increase fiber in my diet besides taking Metamucil?
I had my only casual sex in Nov '16. 2 wks later I tested -ve for HIV. Last wk, I retested -ve for HIV again. Can I possibly still pass HIV to anyone?
I once washed my penis using tap water from public toilet. Do I have a chance to get hiv if the water or the tap was contaminated?
I know HIV 4th gen can test HIV at 14days. But I tested it at 4hrs before the exact 14days mark. Will it cause the test to get the wrong results?
I am 39 yrs old with systemic lupus, last night my nose has a clear stream just drippng, my eyes are red and dry, i checked pollen count and it 2.2 so?
I got my wisdom teeth removed a week ago and I noticed today that my spleen feels enlarged. It doesn't hurt too much. Is this something I should worry about?
If one were to experience Post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis (PSG), in future, will the same infection result in PSG again?
If I'm getting transient petechiae on an arm::Leg from an antihistamine taken for my chronic hives, should I change the kind of antihistamine or can I keep taking the same one?
I had unprotected insertive oral with sex worker 2weeks ago. I'm having loose stools for 10days plus. Is that a sign of HIV?
Is abnormal fat distribution a side effect of a Kenalog injection? More likely with longterm use::Multiple doses or just as likely w::Single shot?
I have an enlarged lymph node on the right side of my groin. I've had it for 6 years and it's the size of an almond. Cancer? Causes?
Is it possible to get Mitral Endocarditis if i have MVP and on immunosuppressant (tacrolimus) and steroid?
I have sjogren's. my left ear is full of fluid and not draining. now the tragus is swollen but no infection. Dr said maybe lymph node draining?
I am experiencing an enlarged lymph node on my neck
Intermittent sharp pains under left rib cage.spleen?Enlarged?Not sure what to do about it..I have had heavy ETOH past..haven't drank in couple months
I tested HIV negative using 4th gen test kits (antibodies and antigen) 14 days after exposure. Am I safe?
Is it typical to get graft vs. host digestive problems in first 90 days after bone marrow transplant? How does this affect long term prognosis?
I started Bactrim a week ago for an infected cartilage (daith) piercing. Lymph nodes behind that ear are slightly swollen. Shouldn't they go back to normal now that I've been on antibiotics for a week? No other symptoms and infection is healing.
I ws wearing hard neck collar for neck strain as per Doc adv.i bent down to pick up my phone on ground,I felt mild pain in eyes n saw floaters fr 3sec
I'm experiencing a fever on and off as we'll as general aches and sticking pains in feet and hands also pelvic pain, can these be signs of HIV?
I have the feeling of very swollen lymph nodes and very sore neck the following day after falling and hitting back of head. My head was badly hurting following the fall, although I did not lose consciousness. Should I be concerned?
I have a very high ANA titre (1:2560 homogenous), but normal immunoglobulins (IgG, IgA, and IgM) and normal CRP. Could I still have lupus?
I fell today and having pain in my upper left stomach. I have had a swollen spleen before from mono. Should I get checked out of give it a few days?
Is lupus always hereditary? Could I have lupus without any family members having it?
Iga slightly low at 40 mg::Dl. Everything else normal. I was given mmr vaccine as part of immigration physical. Is this live vaccine ok for me?
I had unprotected insertive oral sex with sex worker and now I spotted purplish lower gum and recently had one ulcer in mouth. Are those signs of HIV?
If you don't have a spleen due to trauma and you have a ear infection with fever, should you go to hospital?
I've had a swollen lymph node and pharyngitis for three months. I'm on my third set of antibiotics (the 2nd set reduced swelling). What could this be?
I have two small swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck under the jaw. They feel somewhat connected but small. Is this normal? Can sorta move each
I was dx'd w::Sle years ago. Today my Dr. called & told me X-rays show bone spurs in my neck. I'm getting an MRI 7::29. Could Lupus have caused this?
I work outside the us,had unprotect sex with HIV poz women who is not on treatment, Negative 4th gen HIV 4-5-6-7-8 months, Can I go back to my wife?
I stopped smoking a couple months ago but my lymph nodes are still swollen. I've had a CT scan, nothing was found. How can i reduce the swelling?
I have had a rash on my forearms for over a year, and my doctor said it was eczema. I've also been told it's psoriasis and I'd like to treat it?
My mom has been using Enbrel and have diagnosed with Parkinson. Is that kind of Rheumatoid Arthritis biologic treatment dangerous for Parkinson or not?
My 5 year old son has complained of his right hip hurting::Feeling fatigued only when we walk long distances. Normal hip X-rays. CBC shows WBC of 5.6, eosinophils 12.2 (absolute 0.7) absolute lymphocytes of 2.4, absolute neutrophils of 1.8. meaning?
My Thyroid Microsoml Ab value is 0.3 IU::Ml, what does that mean? Also, Thyroglobulin Ab value is <0.9 IU::Ml. I have been dealing with Hypothyroidism f
My antiphosphatidylserine antibodies IgM and IgG are consistently high, but the ACL abs are borderline. Do I truly have APS? I'm 4.5 weeks pregnant.
My boyfriend just found out he has type 2 herpes , will it turn into HIV ? What happens to me ? Am I safe ?
Mom has autoimmune hepatitis, diagnosed from food. Is it possible for her to eventually stop taking mycophenolate if her liver lab tests are normal?
My 4yr old son has had a swollen lymph node in his neck from 1.5yrs. it's not growing or painful,but always visible. should I be worried?
Negative HIV 4th generation test after 4-5-6-7-8 months from last exposure, Can I have unprotected sex with my wife again? All STD's are negative
Partial anal penetration with no ejaculation no condom with circumsised men hiv risk for the women ?
Please tell me what is the difference between interferon gamma with interferon gamma 1b?
RA factor,ANA positive with polyarthritis ACCP negative and polyclonal hypergammaglobulinaemia. whats the diagnosis?
Swollen lymph nodes right side and right side swollen tonsil shooting pain from top of head down to shoulder every now and again been referred to ENT what could this be? Been garanteed this isn't an infection
Son will get a live chickenpox booster vaccine soon. I've had pox twice, apparently my immunity to it is low. Will I catch it from HIS live vaccine?
Splenic cyst, 16-17cm, no other symptoms, extensive bloodwork, no parasitic infection, no malignancy, can't conclude if hydatid or of what kind. ?
Tested for HIV 4th gen after220.127.116.11.7.8 months after unprotect sex with a poz gay who is not on med.. Im also negative for all std's, Need more tests?
TSH high (15) free T4 high (4.2) but free T3 low (2.1). 41 yrs old, has partial thyroid removal at 14. Hashimoto. Been on 300 mg of generic synthroid for 20 years. What does this mean?
What is the risk of HIV from stepping on a hypodermic needle? Also would you feel it pierce your skin?
What could cause a lump 2" or so below clavicle in middle of chest, slightly swollen lymph node on bottom left side of neck, and GI issues?
What are the chances of swollen lymphnodes in the abdomen leading to something more serious? Especially with other serious symptoms?
Wbc 14.1 neutrophils 13.1 lymphocytes 0.7 high alkaline phosphatase high crp..is this cancer? Im 26 year old female
What is aids?
What is multiple scelorsis?
What does an ANA titre of 1:2560 mean? Is it possible to have this high of a number with minimal symptoms?
Work in health field. Touch a hiv::Hep patient towel with blood and then licked finger to open a bag. Immediately brushed teeth. Am I at risk?
What diseases could cause a young woman with Hashimotos to have gastroparesis and POTS and POTS symptoms worsen with Synthroid.
Would scleroderma or another autoimmune disease cause a lumpy::Bumpy texture underneath the skin all over? Can only feel, not see.
Why is igm elevated in primary biliary cirrhosis (cholangitis)?
What autoimmune or infiltrative diseases affect the pituitary gland? being worked up for pituitary hyperplasia and hyperprolactinemia. virgin. 22yo.
Would weed come up in a allergy test for citric acid ? Doubt it but I would like to know
What's the titre of ANA found in those who have elevated levels due to cancer?
What is mean to have a very significant ANA, but normal CRP?
What foods with anti inflammatory properties would you as Drs recommend as worth they hype? does it help prevent autoimmune disease from worsening?
Yesterday had a very bad skin reaction. red rashes over upper body and face. woke up and was fine but now arms and upper body ache as well. Lupus? HELP!