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What is best vasculitis treatment?

What is best vasculitis treatment?

Varies by type: The treatment depends on the type of vasculitis. There are several. For some forms of vasculitis, no treatment is necessary. Other forms are life-threatening and require immunosuppressive medications. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Vasculitis (Definition)

A medical term for inflammation of the blood vessels. Many different types of vasculitis exist, often categorized by what size ...Read more


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Which treatment works the best and fastest for vasculitis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for vasculitis?

Depends: Vasculitis is a generic term for vascular wall inflammation. The causes of it are multiple and each cause has its own best/fastest treatment. If you know the cause, let us know it too. That way we can suggest what's best in that case. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cutaneous vasculitis?

What is the best treatment for cutaneous vasculitis?

There is no : There is no "one" best therapy. Therapy depends on the cause of the vasculitis! you need to touch base with a rheumatologist. Best! ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of vasculitis?

Depends: Depends on how extensive the vasculitis is and what parts of body are affected. Would recommend seeing a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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How are chronic migraines related to vasculitis in the head (possibly due to excess analgesics) best treated?

How are chronic migraines related to vasculitis in the head (possibly due to excess analgesics) best treated?

Brain rest: Chronic daily headache is becoming more common. Often cause is excessive use of medications. Major brain rest is necessary. Avoid medications, try relaxation, meditation, yoga, herbal teas, change of life style , etc. Very difficult to reverse this downward spiral. ...Read more

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Is uticarial vasculitis a life long condition? What's the best treatment?

Probably: Vasculitis can go into remission and can flare up. The treatment is dependent on the underlying autoimmune disease. An experienced immunologist and/or rheumatologist should be able to help. ...Read more

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With moderately severe cryofibrinogenemia that requires treatment, what type of specialist is the best to consult for this disease? Is it considered to be a form of vasculitis?

It depends: Cryofibrinogenemia can be primary, or secondary to another illness. If it's primary, it's a blood disorder and increases your chance of lymphoma, so you should see a hematologist/oncologist at some point. It can also be due to a rheumatologic illness (eg lupus, rhuematoid arthritis) and either way, it has symptoms like vasculitis, so a rheumtologist should also be on your team. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for rheumatoid skin vasculitis of the leg.The patient has leg edema due to prolonged RA and is trying conception. ?

Need more informatio: This needs more clarification. what is your medication now. What are you taking for the RA. How was the Vasculitis diagnosis made? The RA may not be the cause of the vasculitis. Since you are planning conception. This is a topic to discuss with your physician ...Read more

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Is small blood vessel vasculitis associated with skin or cutanious cancers? What is the best treatment strategy?

Is small blood vessel vasculitis associated with skin or cutanious cancers? What is the best treatment strategy?

No: It is associated with reqction to infection or drug reaction. Find cause if possible with history and blood test. Treat with topical stereos and oral steroids or Colchicine if extensive. ...Read more

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What is vasculitis?

Various: Vasculitis means inflammation of blood vessels. There are many forms of vasculitis, depending on the size of the blood vessels whether large arteries, small arteries, capillaries or veins.That are inflamed. Accordingly, the disease can range from unpleasant to life threatening. The treatment also depends on what blood vessels are inflamed. Vasculitis can also be limited to certain organs. ...Read more

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What is vasculitis ?

What is vasculitis  ?

Vessel inflammation: Vasculitis is a basket term for numerous conditions that cause inflammatory damage to vessels. Vasculitis itself is not a diagnosis, but just a finding that is seen in tissue via microscopy. The type of vasculitis is critical for how they are treated; each one of them may be treated differently. In general though, the immune system is triggered to initiate vessel damage. ...Read more

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How to cure vasculitis?

Hard to cure: Vasculitis or arteritis can be associated with many conditions. If collagen vascular, like lupus, medication may control, if giant cell arteritis, such as temporal arteritis, steroids might totally reverse. In most other cases, chronic treatment with medication over years is necessary. Since most of these disorders are autoimmune, success may be on the horizon in some cases. ...Read more

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Why did I get vasculitis?

Unclear: Vasculitis is one of those enigmas as to why however it may be autoimmune you should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Does diet affect vasculitis?

Does diet affect vasculitis?

Yes!: Vasculitis is an inflammatory condition, caused by an overactve immune system in most cases. Diet has a huge influence on inflammation in your body. The short version is: avoid sugars, gluten, dairy, processed foods, fried foods. Eat lots of: fruits, vegetables, fish oils. For more detail, i recommend a book titled, "inflammation nation.". ...Read more

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Can you die from vasculitis?

Vasculitis is a: Very complicated illness. It can be mild or extremely severe and yes patients can die from vascuilitis. When vasculitis (or inflammation of blood vessels) affects organs such as the kidneys and/or brain, and bowel for example severe illness can occur and death can follow. There is treatment and you need to work closely with your doctors to prevent end organ damage and potentially death. ...Read more

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What is lividoid vasculitis ?

Skin condition: Livedoid vasculopathy is a skin condition usually found in young to middle aged women. Blood vessels become plugged, usually in the lower extremities, and ulcerations can develop. ...Read more

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Vasculitis is what? Where? Why?

Why ask why?: Vasculitis is defined by the presence of inflammatory white blood cells in blood vessel walls with reactive damage to mural structures. This can lead to bleeding and ischemia/necrosis downstream of the vessel. Affected vessels vary in size, type, and location in association with the specific type of vasculitis. There are many different types. The exact mechanisms underlying them are unknown. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of vasculitis?

Too general: The question is too general. It depends on what type of vasculitis and what organ systems are involved. ...Read more

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Please tell me what vasculitis is?

Blood vessel disease: Vasculitis refers to inflammation of blood vessels and can refer to capillaries, veins and all sizes of arteries. It can range from minor/moderate to severe and life threatening. There are many causes and this is a disorder Rheumatlologists are trained to diagnose and treat. ...Read more

Dr. Joram Seggev
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Angiitis (Definition)

Angiitis = Inflammation ...Read more