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I have type 2 autoimmune polyglandular syndrome schmidt's syndrome and I need to find a doctor who knows how to treat this. Not just any other endo?

I have type 2 autoimmune polyglandular syndrome schmidt's syndrome and I need to find a doctor who knows how to treat this. Not just any other endo?

"any" Endo should do: A board certified endocrinologist should be able to treat someone with schmidts just as well as they could treat someone with its individual components. ...Read more

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Autoimmune (Definition)

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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Is there a polyglandular failure syndrome that could cause partial ai and multi-wk episodes of ovarian failure, carb. Intol., bradycardia, & gastro dysfunction (sibo, etc.)? Any clinic to suggest?

Is there a polyglandular failure syndrome that could cause partial ai and multi-wk episodes of ovarian failure, carb. Intol., bradycardia, & gastro dysfunction (sibo, etc.)?   Any clinic to suggest?

Autoimmune disorder: There is a polyglandular autoimmune disorder can involve adrenal, ovaries, and thyroid referred to as aps syndromes. Bradycardia can relate to hypothyroidism. One form of this disorder can be associated with celiac disease and gastritis. An endocrinologist would be best person to determine if you have autoimmune process. ...Read more

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Is there a polyglandular syndrome that could cause partial adrenal failure and multi-wk episodes of ovarian failure, carb intol, bradycardia, and gastro swelling (sibo, etc.)? Rec'd specialty clinic?

Is there a polyglandular syndrome that could cause partial adrenal failure and multi-wk episodes of ovarian failure, carb intol, bradycardia, and gastro swelling (sibo, etc.)?   Rec'd specialty clinic?

Needs evaluation.: From the data you've provided, it would be advisable for you to see an endocrinologist and a cardiologist for starters. That would enable a clarification of the endocrine and cardiopulmonary issues. Then, if there is a lingering question concerning the rheumatologic tests you've had, a rheumatologist could clarify these. You deserve to have a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Cushings syndrome symptoms? Is it autoimmune? Treatments options?

Many causes.: Cushing's syndrome can have many different causes, including autoimmune disorders. However, first the diagnosis must be established, the cause determined and then appropriate therapy can be instituted. ...Read more

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I have ITP and autoimmune neutropenia. Does it mean I have Evan's syndrome?

Yes but this is not: The diagnosis depends on what else is happening. Howver its overall pathology resembles a combination of autoimmune hemolytic anemia and idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and not neutropenia.You may have something else. Your physician can have you see a hematologist and check you for other autoimmune diseases like lupus ...Read more

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Why is leaky gut syndrome not accepted by medicine? It seems to make sense-insuf metab molec's enter blood trigger autoimmune complexes etc etc

Why is leaky gut syndrome not accepted by medicine? It seems to make sense-insuf metab molec's enter blood trigger autoimmune complexes etc etc

We are science-based: There are many theories for many disorders, which shows that people are thinking and imagining the possibilities... And that is a great thing. Of course, it is the 21st century now, and no theory should be believed until it is shown to be true. That's the role of scientific research. So, no matter how good a theory sounds, it gets believed only when there is good research evidence to support it. ...Read more

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I have either autoimmune pandysautonomia or paraneoplastic syndrome. My anti striational antibody was positive. I have metastatic thyroid ca. Which?

I have either autoimmune pandysautonomia or paraneoplastic syndrome. My anti striational antibody was positive. I have metastatic  thyroid ca. Which?

Complicated: Could be either, and to complicate matters dysautonomia can be cause by a paraneoplastic phenomenon. Either way the primary focus is to first treat the metastqatic thyroid ca and see how the dysautonomia progresses (and hopefully improves). ...Read more