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Sarcoidosis and teeth

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Sweet taste: Constant sweet taste in your mouth, is possible if you have taste impairment. It means there’s a problem with your ability to taste. Nasal infection,... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
A Verified Doctoranswered
44 years experience
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
Dr. Donald Elton
A Verified Doctoranswered
35 years experience
Varies: The most common symptoms is no symptoms. Other symptoms depend on severity and what organs are affected and can include rashes, joint aches, chest pai... Read More
Dr. Michael Sanders
Pulmonology 17 years experience
Possibly none: Symptoms range from completely asymptomatic to a skin rash to shortness of breath. Sarcoidosis can affect about any organ.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marci Dietrich
Bariatrics 42 years experience
Sarcoidosis: There is no known cure for sarcoid. Historically, steroids have had some use, some newer drugs like Methotrexate and others have helped. There are so... Read More
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
Tincture of time: In most cases, sarcoidosis will go dormant in a few months, wether you treat it or not. In a minority of cases, it remains active and is harder to cur... Read More
Dr. Donald Elton
A Verified Doctoranswered
35 years experience
No cure: There is no cure but the disease is usually self limited. Rarely, however, the disease will progress and can cause death even with treatment but there... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
Pediatrics - Pulmonology 29 years experience
Not necessarily: Sarcoidosis is a multisystem disease. It most commonly affects lungs. In the lungs it usually causes enlargement of lymph glands on both sides.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Sarcoid of the lung!: Pulmonary sarcoidosis, frequently mild, but potentially severe, is sometimes called respiratory sarcoid, but this is an archaic term. Diagnoses by cli... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Sarcoidosis: Sarcoidosis-associated fatigue is globally recognised as a disabling symptom. Fatigue has been reported in up to 50-70% of sarcoidosis patients, causi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
There are many.: Old standby was prednisone. Newer agents include Humira and enbrel, (etanercept) in addition to cyclosporine, azothioprine, and others.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Unlikely: Surgical removal of a lung is not done with sarcoidosis. Besides the disease involves both lungs and often improves with medications.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Unlikely: They may stay stable but not improve.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Prosthodontics 47 years experience
Connective tissue: Sarcoid is an auto-immune disease which can affect many tissue types. Attacks on the muscle or connective tissue of the jaws can be associated with ja... Read More
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