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What causes frequent iritis ?

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Dr. Swati Avashia answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Several things: Recurrent iritis can be from certain antibiotics or antivirals, autoimmune disorders, infections, trauma, or genetic predisposition. Your doctor should be evaluating you for underlying conditions.

Answered 9/28/2016

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Lots of reasons: Sarcoidosis, syphilis, lupus, rhematoid arthritis, other rheumatological diseases, hiv, lyme disease, hla-b27 arthropathy, tuberculosis, etc. There are many causes. Ask your eye doctor who should have performed a workup.

Answered 6/10/2017

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Many causes: There are many causes of recurrent iritis. It can be infectious or non-infectious. It can be associated with systemic auto-immune diseases. A systemic work-up is important if you are having recurrent episodes.

Answered 7/12/2017

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