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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
NO: There's no substitute for Prednisone and yes, weight gain is a known side effect. The side effects are dose related. Your doctor can help you taper t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Diminished vision: Sarcoidosis is a slow inflammatory condition that features growths called granulomata. These can appear on lacrimal glands and create dry eyes. These ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hubert
28 years experience Dermatology
Possibly.: See a doctor for proper work up and evaluation.
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot diagnose: Besides the possibility that your doctor is correct, if you are not satisfied with their opinions you should definitely seek a second opinion. It sou ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Sarcoidosis : There is no cure for sarcoidosis.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
50 years experience Radiology
Eye and lung doctor: Ophthalmologist for the eyes and Pulmonologist for the lungs
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Unrelated: Or a side effect of a medication you are on as steroids, if any. Kindly see an ophthalmologist soon to make sure eye pressure and back of your eyes ar ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
Doubtful: ANA positivity and a low C3 are more markers seen in lupus rather than sarcoidosis. Our doctor could check other inflammatory markers such as an ace ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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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
37 years experience Family Medicine
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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