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What exactly is crmo the auto immune disease?

What exactly is crmo the auto immune disease?

Many bone lesions: CRMO, chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis, affects many areas of skeleton(usually > 2) with subacute infection withs lytic. mixed, and sclerotic lesions without detection of causative organism. It usually affects young,5 to 15 years of age. Can have typical lesions of jaw and clavicle. Lesions can occur in spine or appendicular skeleton, symmetric or asymmetric.NSAIDs or biologics Rx ...Read more

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What do you mean by auto immune disease?

What do you mean by auto immune disease?

See below: Typically this refers to any disease in which your body's immune system does not recognize parts of your body as "self", it sees them as "foreign" and attacks itself. ...Read more

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Has you ever heard of crmo, its an auto immune disease?

Has you ever heard of crmo, its an auto immune disease?

Many bone lesions: CRMO, chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis, affects many areas of skeleton (usually > 2) with subacute infection withs lytic. mixed, and sclerotic lesions without detection of causative organism. It usually affects young, 5 to 15 years of age. Can have typical lesions of jaw and clavicle. Lesions can occur in spine or appendicular skeleton, symmetric or asymetric. NSAIDs or biologics Rx. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what are my chances i'll get a auto-immune disease?

Can you tell me what are my chances i'll get a auto-immune disease?

No: We need to know your history, your family history and other genetic information. Your physician will help integrate that information but with laboratory testing there may be some clues now. ...Read more

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How likely is it that i could have inherited an auto immune disease from my family?

How likely is it that i could have inherited an auto immune disease from my family?

Yes.: Some autoimmune diseases are very hereditable, some to a lesser extent. But the answer is yes! keep in mind that type 2 diabetes is much more likely to be passed down than most autoimmune diseases! ...Read more

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Is it possible for a person to pass on an auto immune disease without having it active in they're system?

Is it possible for a person to pass on an auto immune disease without having it active in they're system?

Most cases are : There is a big genetic component of diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, scleroderm etc...These are autoimmune disease and often transmitted to the offsprings during younger years when diseases are actually not active. When disease is very active/advanced, infertility is an issue and so often they are passed on earlier when women can more easily concieve. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are all rheumatic diseases auto immune disease s or is there a difference in the 2. If there different what is the difference clinically?

Are all rheumatic diseases auto immune disease s or is there a difference in the 2. If there different what is the difference clinically?

More than a 100 kind: Over 100 different kinds of arthritis and related diseases (rheumatic diseases) some metabolic, gout and pseudogout. Some genetic (hemochromatosis) many autoimmune, your immune system reacts against part of your body. Most common rheumatoid arthritis. There are autoimmune diseases that do not cause arthritis, ms, penphigus. ...Read more

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Is fibromyalgia an auto immune disease?

Is fibromyalgia an auto immune disease?

No: No fibromyalgia is not an autoimmune disease. Fibromyalgia is a syndrome and not a disease. This means it is a collection of symptoms. The hallmark of fibromyalgia is chronic widespread pain. It is felt to be the result of overactive nerves. There appears to be abnormal processing of pain in the central nervous system. (the brain and the spinal cord). ...Read more

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