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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marci Dietrich
41 years experience Bariatrics
Sarcoidosis: Dear jbennett, sarcoidosis is a disease of unknown etiology which can affect almost any part of a patient's body. It is known for the granulomas it ... Read More
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Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
25 years experience Rheumatology
Systemic disease: Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that can effect many parts of the body. The cause is not known. "balls" of inflammatory cells called granulomas ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Sarcoidosis: How sarcoidosis is treated depends on organs involved and extent of involvement. For limited skin involvement, intralesional kenalog (triamcinolone) i ... Read More
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
There are : There are a variety of immunosuppressive treatments to treat sarcoidosis, but Prednisone is the mainstay of therapy.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Tests many times are directed at the symptoms or physical findings. There is a blood test called an ace level which is positive in 2/3 of patients wit ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Elton
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Biopsy: While sarcoidosis can be suspected based on x-rays and symptoms, the actual diagnosis requires a biopsy to prove there are the right type of granuloma ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hammes
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Genes + environment: Not known for certain why some people get sarcoid. We know certain groups (scandinavians) and african americans are at increased risk. Maybe combina ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alberto Sobrado
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, yes and yes: Sarcoidosis is basic problem with your inmune system, exercise will boost your inmune system every time.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Usually none.: Most patients have no symptoms and it is found by accident. If symptoms occur they can be cough, shortness of breath, swelling and pain in one or more ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Variable: They can range from being asymptomatic to cough, bloody cough, headache, GI problems, visual problems, arthritis, the list goe on.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
No: This is not a communicable disease.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
It can be!: Most cases are mild and cause no serious illness, but the disease can be severe, and even life threatening. The tnf-a inhibitors are new treatments on ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Sarcoidosis: The answer to your question is too long to fit in the space allowed. For more information on sarcoidosis go to this link that will give you plenty of ... Read More

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