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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Immune diseases =: disorder in which the immune system attacks healthy cells.

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenthal
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible, Not common: One can always have two diseases at the same time, but typically physicians look for one disease with the combination of symptoms patients present wit ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vitaliy Krol
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Autoimmune diseases : there are probably more than 100 different autoimmune conditions, some of them more common than others and they may be grouped according to which orga ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Autoimmune disease: Your body's immune system protects you from disease and infection. But if you have an autoimmune disease, your immune system attacks healthy cells in ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Maternal-fetal cells: Current theories focus on maternal-fetal cell trafficking (either as a fetus or as a mother); cells cross the placenta and lodge in various tissues of ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Sure!: In fact, once you have one autoimmune disease you are at risk to develop another one or more.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Rheumatology would be the speciality that would deal with auto immune disorders.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Autoimmunity is not contagious.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not typically and : They can be seen in various scenarios.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Harms the recipient: When marrow stem cells are transplanted, the immune system of the donor is transplanted into the recipient. That could result in the auto-immune dise ... Read More

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