A 28-year-old female asked:
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i had posterior uveitis 5 years ago and was told that it's an autoimmune disorder. then 2 years ago i developed dysphagia. are both of these related?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely : Dysphagia is a broad term, can be due to several causes, could be due to an auto-immune process too, but not related the posterior uveitis that you had before and resolved. You want to keep the follow up with your primary doctor, specialist input as a gastroenterologist/ rheumatologist, may be needed if symptoms recur or persist, good luck
Answered on Mar 23, 2017

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