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Autoimmune Diseases And Back And Hip Pain
+ana speckled +rnp 2.4. Severe fatigue, raynauds fingers + toes. Back + hip pain. Gerd, insomnia low wbc, rbc, and mag. Is this possible autoimmune?
In auto immune disease the enemy is from with in. As name implies "auto" is self and "immune " is immune system. One 's own immune system for unknown reason turns against self and destroys or damages tissues or cells. List of auto immune disease are many and growing. End result is destruction of of tissues such as thyroid, pancreas or cells such as ...Read more
I've tenonsynovitus since I went to uk, 2010 and I'm still NT recover. I'd back to malaysia, is it cause by overdo or the whether or autoimmune disease?
Would a +ANA only occur when you have the symptoms of a autoimmune disease. I had ANA test a while back it was neg. Then had another one it was pos?
Is there autoimmune disease that attacks ur spine? Spinal disease... Spine has degenerated extremely in past 6 ys, 7 spinal surgeries many more 2 com
Yes but...: A condition known as ankylosing spondilitis may affect only the spine. ...Read more
I had the standard blood tests for autoimmune diseases (no symptoms) all the tests came back normal except ANA of pos 1.4. Should I be concerned?
See below: Close to 30% of patients will have positive ana. If you did not have symptoms of autoimmune disease, it is not clear to me why this was performed. Odds are in your favor that you probably have nothing to worry about with you currently reporting no symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there an autoimmune disease of the CNS or spine that targets tissue in nerve sheaths, leading to weakening of the sheath, tumor formation in the sheath, and episodic worsening of nerve impairment?
Can you have an autoimmune disease even if every test comes back negative? They ran a lot multiple times
Auto immune disease: Though unlikely it is possible. There are many tests doctors perform as indicated by clinical features. It is difficult to presume what you ' mean by all tests' as there are numerous tests to evaluate auto immune disease. Many of auto immune disease tests are interpreted in conjunction with your symptoms and what the doctors find in their exams. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How would u know if back pain is from an autoimmune disease or infection? I've had mris, cts, cbc, CBC w/ diff.
How do you know if back pain is from an autoimmune disease? Would it have appeared on an MRI or ct?
Monocytosis. Discovered in blood tests dating back few yrs, always denied, can any doc on here help? Not myeoprolif disorder. What autoimmune diseases?
Too many causes:
Monocytosis is not very specific for any condition and can be seen with numerous things including pregnancy, people without spleens, inflammatory conditions like ulcerative colitis/crohns, numerous autoimmune conditions, and sometimes with stress and depression.
Overall it does not mean anything unless taken in the context of why the blood test was ordered and what symptoms are present. ...Read more
I'm having many neurological symptoms with a history of autoimmune disease, sarcoidosis and marrow reconversion in spine and base of skull. Thoughts?
Neurosarcoid: Your sarcoidosis is more advanced then average with lesions involving the nervous system and bone marrow. Involvement of red blood cell-producing areas in your bones is resulting in reactivation of dormant bone marrow regions to maintain an adequate supply of blood elements. You need a sarcoid specialist experienced with the use of immunosuppressive drugs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I developed RA and Fibro after Cervical Spine fusion with implants. C 5-7. I believe I have allergic autoimmune disease. Can that be reversed?
Fibromyalgia: Is probably not an auto-immune disorder. You can discuss the natural history of sero-positive arthritis with a rheumatologist. Silicon implants can cause major problems, and there is a whole branch of science that has sprung up around induced auto-immune conditions with surgical implantation. Treatments are many and the rheumatologist knows more than anyone else what to do about this. ...Read more
Is extreme burning in the back of your head (with low grade fever and an intense brain vibration feeling) a common symptom of an autoimmune disease?
Hypothyroid hashimoto's female 49 yrs., post menopause. Pain below knees and upper back radiating to medial palms. Can there be an autoimmune disease.
Ebv positive had lumbar puncture if EBV infection showed in the spinal fluid what is the outcome of this would it prove to my doc autoimmune disease?
Not necessarily: Ebv is very common, and many younger pts experience infectious mononucleosis, but very few go on to develop an autoimmune condition of any type. Assume the lumbar puncture was done to look at possible central nervous system disease, perhaps ms, and typically, most doctors would not order ebv titers in spinal fluid. Perhaps you need to schedule a conference with your doctor and get more info. ...Read more
What autoimmune diseases may cause raised ALT, ankle pain, chest pain, spine & shoulder pain without ANA, HLA B27 being positive?
Sounds like you have already had a "work-up" for your symptoms (ANA. HLA B27 are not :common" tests
The raised ALT may or may not be associated with your other symptoms. Do you have a liver problem? Hepatitis B, C often cause associated joint problems.
Get this checked out by the same Health Care Provider who obtained the blood tests you mention
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
Hair loss. Fatigue. Up back pain. Ana + w/speckled pattern 1:640. Negative on all autoimmune diseases. Cbc ok. Metabolic ok. Urine ok. Any ideas?
I assume that: Thyroid function was looked at. If not need to check that box. ...Read more
The immune system developed to tell our own, normal cells (self) from foreign and abnormal cells (non-self). This lets the immune system eliminate viruses, bacteria, fungi and cancer cells from our body without harming normal cells. Sometimes the immune system fails to tell self from non-self and it attacks normal cells, for example in ...Read more
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