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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
See below: Acquired: tuberculosis malaria gonorrhea hiv flu hereditary: cystic fibrosis neurofibromatosis hemochromatosis huntington's ehlers danlos ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
What's your Question: Your statements indicate that you feel you have good memory, are a good listener, and oriented to the calendar very well. I do detect, however, a num ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
The symptoms R GI-: -in origin, diarrhea,cramps,malaise,fever, but the diarrhea/cramping R prominent.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Home remedies: You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amt of lemon juice helps. For significantly sore ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Several, some are:..: X-linked diseases can be either recessive or dominant. X-linked recessive diseases include red-green color blindness, haemophilia and the Duchenne and ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Tuberculosis : Is not an autoimmune disease.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Disease definitions: Disease is 'being out of balance' -- 'dis' which means 'negative' and 'ease'.. Infectious diseases generally relate to illnesses caused by germs. Dege ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Prion diseases are a type of neurodegenerative disease but there are other types of neurodegenrative diseases that are not caused by prions.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Chlamydia is an infectious disease, not genetic. It's acquired by contact with other people who have it.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Auto-immune diseases: Celiac disease is an immune system disorder, and is associated with the auto-immune diseases of the thyroid gland, and with type i diabetes (also an a ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: An infectious disease is a disease caused by microorganisms (bacteria, virus, parasites, fungi). All sexually transmitted diseases are infectious.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience in Pediatrics
Many many: The symptoms are vast, and really can't be addressed in the 400 characters allotted for this forum. Essentially every symptoms in the book can be asso ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience in Pediatrics
The immune system.: Different parts of the immune system are involved in causing (due to an excessive reaction) problems in autoimmune diseases vs. Sarcoidosis . The cau ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: They are, great majority of them.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shulan
40 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
It depends : Methotrexate is commonly used in some autoimmune diseases needs to be monitored for liver problems as well as bone marrow and kidney problems. There a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
E B Virus: Yes it causes mono and , it is also assciated with a particular cancer hodgkin lymphoma, burkitts lymphoma, nasopharyngeal lymphoma and central nervou ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Nope.: Most congenital heart defects can be prevented with Folic Acid preconceptionally and have nothing to do with mitochondrial disorders.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience in Rheumatology
Fibromyalgia : Lupus can cause almost any symptom so it often mimics other diseases. It is diagnosed by a list of clinical and lab criterea. It is best diagnosed ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience in Infectious Disease
It's Inevitable!: In emerging countries, the encroachment of civilization into virgin forest will displace many animals and other organisms that may become a new diseas ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No even close: There are numerous autoimmune diseases that are not fatal. These include psoriasis, hypothyroidism, certain types of hair loss and many others. In fac ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. DUVURU Geetha
30 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Rheumatoid: Arthritis can be a manifestation of many auto immune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, vasculitis.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Something else.: Congenital heart defects are typically multifactorial in inheritance and have nothing to do with mitochondrial disease.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Obesity: Obesity is the main cause of diabetes type 2. Thyroid disease can cause weight gain or weight loss, depending on what it's doing. Obesity does not c ... Read More

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