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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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Is dermatomyositis an auto-immune disease?

Is dermatomyositis an auto-immune disease?

Yes: It is an inflammatory myopathy, a disease in which the immune system launches an attack on the body's muscles. The primary symptom is weakness, not pain. In dermatomyositis, the immune system also causes various skin rashes. ...Read more

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In what ways are immune responses to a pathogen distinguished from auto-immune disease?

In what ways are immune responses to a pathogen distinguished from auto-immune disease?

Difficult to tell...: Some pathogens have more of theie disease come autimmune reactions: chlamydia and arthritis; lyme disease; rocky mountain spotted fever. The list goes on. Ebstein-barr and lymphoma. And these we know about! ...Read more

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Can you get two auto immune diseases at once?

Can you get two auto immune diseases at once?

Possible, Not common: One can always have two diseases at the same time, but typically physicians look for one disease with the combination of symptoms patients present with. There can be "overlap" between the symptoms of various auto-immune diseases, so its best to see a well trained rheumatologist to help with your diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the 10 most common auto immune diseases?

Autoimmune diseases : there are probably more than 100 different autoimmune conditions, some of them more common than others and they may be grouped according to which organ autoantibodies attack, for example: blood vessels, endocrine, red blood cells, muscles, joints, skin, etc. The topic is too broad for this post. ...Read more

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How do auto immune diseases work to attack your body?

How do auto immune diseases work to attack your body?

Autoimmune disease: Your body's immune system protects you from disease and infection. But if you have an autoimmune disease, your immune system attacks healthy cells in your body by mistake. Autoimmune diseases can affect many parts of the body. These diseases tend to run in families. Women - particularly african-american, hispanic-american, and native-american women - have a higher risk for some autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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Can you have an auto immune disease with no symptoms?

Yes: Many diseases do not show any symptoms until the very late stage. For example, one does not have a heart attack because the coronary artery suddenly jam up one day. The same is true with chronic smoking, the lung is being damaged but symptoms may not show some years later. This is the same with autoimmune disease. ...Read more

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How long does a neonatal auto-immune disease last for?

How long does a neonatal auto-immune disease last for?

Depends: There are many different types of "neonatal autoimmune diseases" each with theire own time frames. Usually when someone is discussing neonatal autoimmune diseases they are talking about maternal antibodies that have passed through the placenta and are directed against antigens in the fetus and/or newborn child. ...Read more

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Anybody know anything about auto immune diseases causes?

Anybody know anything about auto immune diseases causes?

Maternal-fetal cells: Current theories focus on maternal-fetal cell trafficking (either as a fetus or as a mother); cells cross the placenta and lodge in various tissues of the other person, waiting to cause inflammation and "autoimmunity" down the line (possibly triggered by viruses, radiation, stress, genetic predisposition or interplay of the above). ...Read more

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I'm diabetic, can I get another auto immune disease too?

Autoimmune diseases: If your diabetes is the autoimmune type and not due to obesity or Insulin resistance, it is true that those individuals are more likely to have other autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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Can auto immune disease get passed down through children?

Can auto immune disease get passed down through children?

Can be: Certainly autoimmune conditions may be inheritable, altho we do not always understand the mechanism of how this process works.Ask your doctor about specific disease conditions for more info. ...Read more