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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Typically this refers to any disease in which your body's immune system does not recognize parts of your body as "self", it sees them as "foreign" and ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Depends on the test: What specific test do you mean? There are numerous tests for specific autoimmune diseases.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many: Colostrum 4 caps every 3 hrs, 5 frits veges, berriesdaily. Wheat germ grass 1 oz /week.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not particularly: You may or may not have had childhood illness since many occur before the age your memory would retain the fact. I would not necessarily take risks ba ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Complement : Is a series of immune proteins that are usually cause a "chain reaction" of events that lead to inflammation and when activated by infection, hormonal ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: What is your idea of lymphocyte deficiency? There are different types of lymphocytes with different functions. However, very low lymphocyte counts are ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Mull
29 years experience Family Medicine
Severe illness: Sepsis is when a bacterial infection gets into the blood system and spreads the infection to the whole body. Septic shock occurs when the blood press ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Immunosupression: Propensity for infection, anemia, bleeding. Causing weakness, infections, pain, cardiovascular, pulmonary, intestinal problems etc. Chemotherapy, radi ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Immune tolerance: This term can be applied to many different situations. It could be used to describe the lack of a rejection reaction after an organ transplant, (i.E t ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Viral illness: It is a viral illness that affects the liver, you can turn yellow, and it can give you stomach discomfort and diarrhea. Some people don't even noticed ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Body attacks itself: Autoimmune means when your own immune system or antibodies unfortunately attacks itself. This occurs in disease such as lupus and type 1 diabetes.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Exposure: It means that you have been exposed to echinococcus- the dog tape worm. If it is an igm antibody, it means a recent exposure. If it is just igg antib ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Usually not: Hi. Usually once you have a goiter, it's there to stay. However, if the goiter is due to Graves' disease and you get treated with radioactive iodine, ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Lotz
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends on situation: A lack of specific antibody implies that your immune system has not naturally encountered pneumococcus bacteria or that it has not responded well to p ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hypercoagulable: One of the functions of the blood, when appropriate, is to create clots. Hypercoagulable means that the blood is forming clots too often, and inapprop ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
it depends: It depends on the context. In some normal people, that could be a slow reaction that is minimal (expert checkup is needed). In certain conditions (neu ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin disorder: Steatocystoma multiplex is a disorder in which multiple yellow or skin-colored sebum-filled cysts are found on the trunk, upper arms, or chest. It can ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
17 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Thyroid ...: Calcification in the thyroid can occur in both benign and malignant conditions. Thyroid calcifications can be classified as coarse calcifications, mi ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Delusion: Erotomania occurs when an individual has a delusional belief that a person of higher social status falls in love and makes amorous advances towards hi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
IT MEANS: THE OUTSIDE LUNG COVER IS STUCK TO YOUR DIAPHRAGM. NO IT DOES NOT MEAN TUBERCULOSIS.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Generic: This is a generic term for any disorder that is caused by your own immune system. It means nothing without more specific information.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience psychiatry
Depression symptoms: Symptoms of depression include: a loss of interest in activities you used to enjoy, difficulty concentrating, change in sleep and/or appetite, fatigue ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
26 years experience General Practice
Bone infection: This is a very difficult treatment problem, let alone a diagnosis problem. The infection can be seen with a bone scan or mri. Once it is diagnosed, su ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Medically optimized: Medically optimized means that a patient's medical problems are controlled as good as possible. This is usually used to describe a patient prior to a ... Read More

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