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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Although very uncommon, there are instances of Flu shots causing an autoimmune reaction like polyneuritis but recovery is often seen after some weeks ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Vaccines: Vaccines have been called into question as possible candidates, but existing research suggests that vaccines are safe, effective, and do not increase ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Some autoimmune diseases are associated with an increased infection risk, including the flu.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
ULCERATIVE: Colitis.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Toxins: Bacteria that causes disease carries toxins or alternatively, body may react with inflammation that in-turn would cause nausea through brain centers
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
There are many: Symptoms to consider. Check out the columbia lyme center in nyc if this is a concern.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
You can but: Why worry about getting another disease? Focusing on your current conditions & findings ways to gain health and remain healthy will do your mind and b ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Autoimmune: Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis can be thought of as a autoimmune disorder.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Demyelinating Dx: Demyelinating disease causes weakness and sensory loss. Myelin insulates the nerves of the central and peripheral nervous system. Illnesses that caus ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Bartonella: Bartonella has been found to also cause CNS symptoms and it is a coinfection in the CNS with lyme in some cases. The tic that carried the borrelia inf ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Several.: While men get these diseases as well, all of the following are 6-15x more common in females, and are autimmune: 1. Ra, 2. Sle, 3. Scleroderma, 4. Mctd ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Celiac disease, crohn, ulcerative colitis and auto-immune hepatitis are common auto-immune GI disorders. Check out the website given below: http://w ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kitonga Kiminyo
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Brain Lyme : Neurological involvement by Lyme occurs after a long period of untreated infection and leads to difficulty with walking, thinking, vision and MRI with ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Differs: Different types of lymphoma have different symptoms. The more aggressive types frequently have symptoms such as fevers, night sweats, and unexplained ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: The usual symptoms and signs of kawasaki's disease include fever, reddening of the eyes, cracked and inflamed lips and mucous membranes of ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Tiredness: In autoimmune hemolytic anemia (aiha) red cells get broken open due to destruction by antibodies which attach to the red cell. This leads to anemia an ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: There are many that can have flares. That is a hard question to answer if you are looking for a diagnosis based on just having a flare...?
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
24 years experience Rheumatology
Variety of Symptoms: Lupus (sle) is an autoimmune disease that can effect essentially any organ in the body. Autoimmune means "friendly fire." the body's army is called t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Borrelia burgdorferi: This spirochete bacterium is transmitted by the bite of an ixodes tick.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart symptoms: read this: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-disease/basics/symptoms/con-20034056
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
When spirochetes: Killed , they release what is called exotoxins. Those toxins are extremely powerful vasodilators as result people develop low blood pressure , high he ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Chuang
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possible: If you have multipe diseases that cause the same symptoms, the symptoms may be additive.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Hashimoto's symptoms: Fatigue, hair loss, hoarse voice, slower speech, depressed, brittle nails, dry skin, feeling cold, constipation, weight gain...
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