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A 37-year-old female asked:

Are there any links between connective tissue diseases, aggressive osteoarthritis, food allergies, asthma or allergies? which could be related?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
No: But all except osteoarthritis are linked to immune dysregulation. If by connective tissue disease you meant autoimmune diseases, the basic immune abnormalities are 180 degree opposite between allergy and autoimmunity although both may co-exist.

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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