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A 18-year-old female asked:

If you have uveitis caused by autoimmune disease ,then will it show the symptoms of uveitis or does it show the symptoms of uveitis along with that of the autoimmune disease ?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Hard to answer: The uveitis could occur alone or with other areas of the body involved. Am unsure what specifically you wish to understand, and do not really have a way to analyze this based on information presented. A far better approach would involve a Concierge appt. here on HT site.
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Uveitis: Uveitis can be the first sign of an autoimmune disease. It may or may not go along with flares of existing autoimmune disease. You will wish to raise this concern with your ophthalmologist as well as warning signs to watch out for. Sometimes there are none.
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Hello I have Uveitis associated with an autoimmune disorder
Dec 13, 2020
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 35 years experience
If you truly have Uveitis you will experience pain in your eye .you may also have a decrease in your vision you may also see a flame hemorage the diseases co exist
Dec 13, 2020

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