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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Sarcoidosis: I understand your distress. Symptoms of Sarcoidosis can be-loss of appetite and weight loss. At age 42, stresses and medical illness can cause Depress ... Read More
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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 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
37 years experience Gastroenterology
About the same: While there more data on the gastric bypass, more recent data suggest similar benefits in terms of weight loss and improvement in glucose metabolism w ... Read More
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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Difficult choice: I recommend the gastric sleeve to my patients & send them to a very qualified bariatric surgeon. In sarcoidosis granuloma formation is a common probl ... Read More
Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 years experience Bariatrics
sleeve ; bypass: You shouldn't be afraid of the bypass. It is a misconception that the sleeve is a safer operation than a bypass. The leak rate is the same in both ope ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
No: This is not a communicable disease.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marci Dietrich
41 years experience Bariatrics
Sarcoidosis help: Wow! you are so kind. Many patients with sarcoidosis have fatigue, muscle pain, joint pain, sweats, skin problems, possible breathing problems, sin ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Errol Ozdalga
13 years experience Hospital-based practice
Not really: Just a healthy diet with exercise! there's no specific restrictions.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
61 years experience Ophthalmology
Sarcoidosis.: Yes there is. You can obtain this by using google or a site like medscape.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See a doctor: Then see a doctor and get your symptoms evaluated. Since you list no specifics no one can give you a specific answer.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Quite variable: In caucasions most people recover with or without treatment (90%). In blacks and asians the disease tends to be more severe and resistant to treatment ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Hector
9 years experience Ophthalmology
40 % gamble: You probably heard that around 60% of sarcoid cases will resolve without treatment. There are many forms of sarcoid, some very serious. Work with a ... Read More

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