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Sarcoidosis and teeth

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 25 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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michel Kahaleh
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Sarcoid: Typically pancreatic secretions are decreased in chronic pancreatitis. However with your sarcoidosis other glands can be affected. I recommend you to ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Rheumatology 35 years experience
See below: Tests many times are directed at the symptoms or physical findings. There is a blood test called an ace level which is positive in 2/3 of patients wit... Read More
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Dr. Donald Elton
A Verified Doctoranswered
36 years experience
Biopsy: While sarcoidosis can be suspected based on x-rays and symptoms, the actual diagnosis requires a biopsy to prove there are the right type of granuloma... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 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
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Variable: They can range from being asymptomatic to cough, bloody cough, headache, GI problems, visual problems, arthritis, the list goe on.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marci Dietrich
Bariatrics 43 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
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
Pediatrics - Pulmonology 30 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.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 50 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
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 34 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
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 50 years experience
There are many.: Old standby was prednisone. Newer agents include Humira and enbrel, (etanercept) in addition to cyclosporine, azothioprine, and others.
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