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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Tissue antigens.: The human leukocyte antigen (hla) system is the name of the major histocompatibility complex (mhc) in humans, which contains genes related to immune s ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Don't Rx a lab value: The only question is whether you have reactive arthritis / ankylosing spondylitis or not. If you do, your physician is the one to make recommendations ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
All genes are: expressed. A better example is blood groups. Blood group A and B are co-dominant, i.e., if both genes are both, both are expressed. It is neither good ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hahn
27 years experience in Cardiology
Yes and no: There is no direct correlation between hla types and the incidence of CAD that I am aware of. However, certain hla types, ie b27, are associated with ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Sounds like: You had a fairly complete serologic work-up. With this information one would expect garden variety osteoarthritis as the cause of your joint issues - ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Maybe: Ra is possible although the pattern of involvement is not that typical. How positive was the ccp? Unless it is strongly positive it is not that specif ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Probable: Ra is a clinical diagnosis confirmed by lab results and not the other way around. Hla-b27 is not a feature of RA although ccp ab is.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Age, side effects,,,: This could be from just age effects on your muscles, especially if you've used them a lot during your lifetime for housework or in your work. You're ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: But it's treatable. In the old days, it was one of the major killers. You have several choices for effective treatment, and sometimes it regresses on ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Sometimes.: People with relatives with thyroid problems are at higher risk to have thyroid problems themselves. But their problem may not be the same one their r ... Read More

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