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What is disease mctd

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: Cognitive issues may be secondary to certain meds, be totally unelated to mctd or rarely be a component of the disease. Speak with your rheumatologist ... Read More

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Unrelated: Steroids used to treat MCTD can raise your diabetes markers without meaning you have diabetes. The stress of the illness itself can be a factor as wel ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No link: Drug addiction is an individual trait although one can understand that those who are in constant pain and discomfort may be more prone to take mood-al ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Can't understand!: Rephrase your question so you can get an answer!
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: In order to interpret these tests, you have to interpret them in context with symptoms and exam and other lab results. Sometimes these can be false p ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Despite your profuse use of acronyms (which fortunately I am able to decode) the answer is definitely yes. Sarcoidosis frequently causes facial sensor ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Suggest : Rheumatologist evaluation. Your ANA is significantly positive. Your result needs correlation with other labs as well as clinical picture
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
MCTD: I assume you mean mixed connective tissue disease. I know of no toxin related origin for this condition.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Often favorable: Generally the long-term outlook for people who have mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) is favorable, but this mostly depends on the signs and symp ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Absolutely!: Mctd is the most benign of the connective tissue diseases. Most of my patients have little or no sx once the medications have time to work. You shou ... Read More
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