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is there a connection between lupus and pseudotumor cerebri

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: There does seem to be an association between lupus and pseudotumor cerebri. But the association may be spurious and related to cerebral venous thromb ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Ask your MD: Bikram yoga has 26 positions with some a little extreme considering the effort involved. I would print them out and show to your Doctor before enroll ... Read More
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Dr. Gabor Racz
22 years experience Anesthesiology
YesPressure changes : From pressure changes can get head ache. Hope your medication works for you.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience Neurology
Increase pressure: When spinal fluid pressure increase it compromise blood flow to the optic nerves.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
No: Neurofibromatosis is a genetic condition that affects patients from birth. Sarcoidosis is an acquired disease, albeit with some genetic predisposition ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No there is not.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
No: They both cause facial redness in the same area but there is no connection between rosacea and lupus.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Connection: There is a condition called polyglandular syndrome consisting primarily of autoimmune thyroid, adrenal and type 1 diabetes. In general, whenever you ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Indirectly, yes: Ankylosing spondylitis can be a manifestation of certain types of colitis that have a lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer. Best to talk wit ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: amniocentesis is the process of obtaining fluid from the gestational sac, passing the thin needle under continuous ultrasound guidance through the ute ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Balminder Mangat
46 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: No.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Sarcoidosis: Non-cardiac sarcoidosis doesn't cause cardiomyopathy. But if you have cardiac sarcoidosis it could manifest as cardiomyopathy. It is a kind of infiltr ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No.: Peripheral neuropathy is caused by micro vascular disease and is not autoimmune. Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease. They are not directly related.
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: Symptoms can be similar, but nerve damage and plaques do not occur in the periphery or brain. No structural abnormalities have been found in patients ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Can be : If the cancer metastasizes to brain, or if infiltrates brain coverings (carcinomatous meningitis), vertigo can be a symptom. But also, cancer medicin ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
None that I know: However, just because one has ms, doesn't rule out possibility that additional co-morbidities can crop up, but I am not aware of any non-coincidental ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Insulin resistance: Metabolic syndrome is very preventable. Excessive sugar and carbohydrate intake cause high blood sugar levels, which then make your Insulin levels ri ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: Sarcoidosis is often assoicated with mood related problems, including depression. In fact, there is a relatively high rate of depressive symptoms prio ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
14 years experience Rheumatology
See answer: Some types of uveitis and arthritis are caused by dysfunction in the immune system so the same underlying immune system problem can cause both inflamm ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Can be: One of the causes of lichen planus is lupus.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: An elevated blod sugar can cause myopia but once the blood sugar returns to normal so will the myopia.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
May be: They may share a common cause of autoimmune disease -- beware of other connective tissue disease like scleroderma or lupus.

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