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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
It depends on the type: There are a variety of different types of vasculitis. Some are very serious so the type is very important. We have people who have involvement intern ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
many types and caus: Vasculitis is basically an inflammation of the blood vessels. There are many different causes and of course many different types of treatment. Your p ... Read More
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Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It depends on the type of vasculitis. Certain vasculitis are more responsive to therapy than others. Mots patients require several years of therapy ho ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vardhan Reddy
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
No angitis: Angitis is not a medical term. Vasculitis is the medical term for inflammation of arteries.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Best references in pubmed.Org (national institutes of health ) available for medical andnonmedical, other excellent refernces in johnshopkins, and may ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Wright
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Almost never: Vasculitis complicating celiac disease has been described but is extremely rare, and is not the most likely cause of any symptoms you might be experie ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher White
42 years experience Cardiology
Cause and effect: Vasculitis, an inflammation of blood vessels, can be a cause of stroke (death of brain tissue).
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Use the internet: Depending on your age and the type of vasculitis, there may be a support group in your area or a forum online to help you. Speak to your doctor about ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Johns Hopkins: that was the top search on Google, hope it would be of benefit http://www.hopkinsvasculitis.org/types-vasculitis/henochschnlein-purpura/
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
No: No, the treatment depends on the kind of vasculitis.Chemotherapy is one weapon and in good hands can be very beneficial and sometimes lifesaving depen ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Blood vetssel inflam: Blood vessel inflammation, usually associated with cryoglobulins. If you have this, you need complement studies, c2, c4, C3 and measurement of cryogl ... Read More
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