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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Virginia Simnad
27 years experience in Neurology
Yes: Unfortunately, many symptoms of MS are shared in common with other medical conditions. Your neurologist will be in a good position to screen for thes ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
It depends...: ...on what you mean by "mimics". Many things can cause some herpes-like symptoms: oral impetigo, minor pimples, folliculitis, syphilis, some yeast in ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Several things: Right sided chest pain can be caused by pneumonia, bronchitis, pleurisy or sprain/strain of the right pectoral muscles. Shingles can also cause right ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience in Rheumatology
Fibromyalgia : Lupus can cause almost any symptom so it often mimics other diseases. It is diagnosed by a list of clinical and lab criterea. It is best diagnosed ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Degrees of abnormal: Latent: abnormal blood test/antibody tests, but normal biopsy and no symptoms or signs.Children diagnosed with celiac sprue as children; tolerated int ... Read More
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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Hashimoto's?: If you mean hashimoto's, it's a thyroid inflammation from an immune disorder. It can inflame the thyroid and lead to abnormally elevated thyroid level ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
41 years experience in Ophthalmology
Can be treated: Enzyme replacement therapy holds promise and has been fda approved. Symptoms begin during childhood and include burning sensations in the hands tha ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Way too much coffee: Grave's is a disease in which antibodies against the thyroid stimulating receptors are formed. The initiating event is unknown. These antibodies lock ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
44 years experience in Gastroenterology
Parasite: Parasite spread by insects primarily in south america. Can cause problems later in life in digestive and cardiac disease.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Adrenal cortex: The adrenal cortex makes lots of hormones. Very important are cortisol and aldosterone which help maintain life and salt balance. Addison's disease is ... Read More
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Restless Legs: Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), also known as Willis-Ekbom Disease, is a neurological condition associated with abnormal sensations in the legs. It is e ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
44 years experience in Endocrinology
Thyroid antibodies: Hashimoto's disease is a condition in which antibodies are directed toward the thyroid. This often results in underactivity of the thyroid. Untreate ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norman Dy
Dr. Norman Dy answered
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Low fever, neck LNs: Rare, benign cond with low fever and enlarged neck lymph nodes. Usually young (<40s), sometimes assoc. With joint pain, rash, and other sx. Dx is made ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Immunodeficiency: The body's immune system is made of 3 kinds of cells: t-cells, b-cells and WBC (white blood cell). Wbcs roam the various tissues and engulf bacteria ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Lining changes: Barrett's esophagus is a change in the appearance of the lining of the esophagus. It changes to a lining that one would typically find in the intesti ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
ULCERATIVE: Colitis.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
21 years experience in Internal Medicine
NERD: It means reflux with no obvious tissue damage and could be due to nonacid reflux.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Addison's: In addison's, the adrenal gland is destroyed by your immune system. It is an autoimmune disease. Without the adrenal gland, critical hormones such as ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
16 years experience in Neurology
Nerve disease: In patients with myasthenia, the acetylcholine receptor that helps form the neuromuscular junction is destroyed by the immune system. This causes nerv ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
PID: Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) refers to acute infection of the upper genital tract structures in women, involving any or all of the uterus, fallop ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Autoimmune thyroid : Autoimmune thyroid disease can cause hypothyroidism. The body produces antibodies to thyroid hormones. Some theorize that gluten sensitivity or heavy ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Simmons
17 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Neuropathy: Charcot-marie-tooth (cmt) comes in a few different types. They are genetic disorders that affect function of peripheral nerves and are known as hered ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Gluten intolerance: Celiac disease is when you body is essentially allergic to gluten. Celiac disease can have many symptoms, including diarrhea, abdominal discomfort, nu ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Gentry
19 years experience in Gastroenterology
Autoimmune: The immune system recognizes a protein usually a bacteria protein in your gut and your immune system does its job to clear that particular foreign pro ... Read More
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