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Arthralgia symptoms after immune complex reaction. How soon does it end?

Arthralgia symptoms after immune complex reaction. How soon does it end?

Depends on cause: Serum sickness. Thiis is commonly seen after settings such as a reaction to a foreign antigen (drug, infection, etc) and once that antigen resolves the immune complex reaction subsites - time depends can be days, weeks or months. But with a chronic setting where the antigen persists like in an autoimmune reaction in lupus, then the immune complexes persists and the condition continues. ...Read more

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Are your immune system or liver affected by toxic shock syndrome?

Are your immune system or liver affected by toxic shock syndrome?

TSS: It can definitely have an effect on both the immune system and liver as well as the kidneys, skin, GI tract, etc. It depends on the severity of the tss. ...Read more

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Arthralgia symptoms after immune complex reaction. How soon does it end?

Depends on cause: Serum sickness. Thiis is commonly seen after settings such as a reaction to a foreign antigen (drug, infection, etc) and once that antigen resolves the immune complex reaction subsites - time depends can be days, weeks or months. But with a chronic setting where the antigen persists like in an autoimmune reaction in lupus, then the immune complexes persists and the condition continues. ...Read more

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Arthralgia symptoms after immune complex reaction. How could it be after 6 months?

Arthralgia symptoms after immune complex reaction. How could it be after 6 months?

See rheumatologist: This has to be followed properly and you need to be under the care of for a family dr. Or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Arthralgia symptoms after immune complex reaction. How can it still be after 6 months?

Arthralgia symptoms after immune complex reaction. How can it still be after 6 months?

Immune complex symp: You don't say what you reacted to, but there is an infection called parvovirus b19 in which, after the person is over the infection, the immune complex response causes arthralgias that can last up to 2 years. They always eventually resolve. If your reaction was to a medication, you should get better, but recheck with your doctor if worried. A new illness may overlap with your prior one and confuse. ...Read more

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Does one kind of doc specialize in treating "immune-complex diseases"? Do I have to bite the bullet and see many specialists due to its complexity?

Rheumatologist : Would be a good place to start, but depending on how many and how severely different organs are affected, I am afraid the answer is yes. ...Read more

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Does ginger have immune-enhancing properties?

Does ginger have immune-enhancing properties?

Yes : While not one of the top immune-enhancing herbs, ginger does benefit the immune system. It has antibacterial, anti-viral & anti-parasitic activity. It has activity against certain types of cancer. It can stimulate phagocytosis & activate t-cells & modulate th2. See www.Boost-immune-system-naturally.Com/health-benefits-of-ginger.Html & www.Livestrong.Com/article/359341-ginger-the-immune-system/. ...Read more

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Is it possible to become immune to a particular medicine?

Is it possible to  become immune to a particular medicine?

Yes: Your body can become tolerant of certain medications. Some medications may fail to be effective for you. This is not the case with most meds, tho. Antibiotics can lose effectiveness against certain bacteria through a process called "resistance". This is not usually a problem experienced by ibdividuals. ...Read more

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What could the immune system do?

What could the immune system do?

Immunity: In a nutshell protects your body against external and internal harmful invaders ...Read more