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Are there dental problems that go along with this connective tissue disorder

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Riordan
37 years experience in Rheumatology
Sometimes: Sicca syndrome or dry eyes and mouth are often seen with connective tissue diseases and can be made worse by some medications. Saliva helps keep our m ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Need to seek causes: Pots & connective tissue disorder are syndromes that may partly explain your problems but the deeper question is what is the underlying cause of these ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Likley: A combination of both in which genetics predispose you but a trigger or exposure which your body encounters turns on the autoantibodies.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Rheumatologist: A rheumatologist is the specialist with the most in depth knowledge of connective tissue disorders. Caution: blood tests such as the rnp antibody do n ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Not that i have Cn.: It is a specific disease with a blood marker hla-b27. Not associated with other disorders.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Alvillar
42 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: The disorder of eds is faulty or defective collagen. Therefore, it is a true connective disorder; but, it is not auto-immune nor is it inflammatory. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience in Rheumatology
Many and varied: There are many diseases considered as connective tissue diseases with varied symptoms and implications to health A disease may be mild severe or even ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: Despite some "pop" claims, they're seldom related. Pectus has no relationship to "connective tissue disorders" like lupus and scleroderma. The relatio ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Fink
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Aqua jogging, bike: Exercise limitations associated with mixed connective tissue disorder can be very variable. Some people may be capable of near normal exercise includ ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: There are too many possible causes to even begin to list them. The ANA must be evaluated in the context of the clinical symptoms. If your symptoms sug ... Read More
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