Can you collect disability for autoimmune disease hashimoto s - Doctor answers
Does hashimoto hypothyroidism is associated with inceased risks for other autoimmune diseases? Thank you.
limited risk: It is true that people with 1 autoimunne disease are somewhat more at risk than the general population to develop another, but tha absolute risk is small, & there is evedence to suggest that keeping thyroid disease controlled may reduce further risk. It's important to see your doctor regularly & take your med correctly. Also, tendency to autoimmunity runs in families, so don't hide the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 (f, 26)still have thymus (Restthymus3, 5x1, 2cm).Should thymus be removed to prevent myasthenia gravis or other autoimmune diseases? P.S.I have hashimoto
Often same: 'thyroiditis' is an inflammatory process of the thyroid gland. Can be caused by virus, usually responds to anti-inflammatory medication and is self-limited. Hashimoto's thyroiditis similar, but is an autoimmune disorder where the antibodies attack the thyroid tissue, as though it was foreign. Over or underactive function could occur, but often becomes chronic and may need thyroid rx for life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is drinking green tea or taking green tea supplements risky for autoimmune disease? I have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.
No: Green tea is high in some antioxidants and likely beneficial if consumed in moderate amount. It will not lead to autoimmune disorder. ...Read more
Hypothyroid hashimoto's female 49 yrs., post menopause. Pain below knees and upper back radiating to medial palms. Can there be an autoimmune disease.
Differences: Autoimmune disease is a general term to refer to multiple causes of inflammation often caused by a molecule in your body attacking some organ- such as your thyroid, pancreas, liver, or muscles. Hashimoto's disease is one form of an autoimmune disease leading to inflammation in the thyroid. In general, thyroid peroxidase antibody is a marker helpful in diagnose hashimoto's disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can + ANA of 1:1280 speckled be solely the reslt of hving hashimotos? Or depnding on other symptms, is it likely to be from anther autoimmune disease?
Related: ANA of 1:1280 speckled pattern could develop in relation to many autoimmune conditions including hashimoto's disease. It is not specific to a certain condition, however. Could you have another autoimmune condition in addition to hashimoto's? Possible, but this ANA does not necessarily point to that. ...Read more
Can you have more then 3 autoimmune diseases at once? Eg: hashimotos itp, celiac? The more you have, are you at a higher risk to acquire even more?
Yes: Yes, it is possible to have more than one autoimmune condition. Certain combinations are more common than others. Having one condition definitely makes it more likely that you could get a 2nd condition, compared to someone without autoimmunity. However the most common number of autoimmune conditions to have is one, followed by two, and progressively fewer people with 3, 4, or more conditions. ...Read more
I've had hashimotos disease for 20yrs & recently have been diagnosed with a few other autoimmune diseases my results for tsh r 0.94 is this high/low??
TSH of 0.94: At most labs, a TSH of 0.94 is considered normal and is one of many ways to test thyroid function. Typically a level like this indicates no change in the current thyroid treatment unless the patient is having symptoms of over- or under-treatment. Palpitations and sweats are some of these symptoms. The normal levels of TSH are not changed in the presence of other autoimmune diseases. ...Read more
No: Almost everyone has a few palpable neck nodes. They are almost always your friends. Disease here she's as very large nodes, very hard nodes, or nodes stuck to surrounding structures. ...Read more
Yes: Worst case scenerio: if you do not take your replacement thyroid medication for a long time, you can actually go into a type of coma (myxedema coma). Patients with inadequately treated hypothyroidism can also have heart problems. Is it very important to be followed routinely and take your synthroid (thyroxine) on an empty stomach regularly. ...Read more
What is wrong with my immune system? Diagnosed with hashimoto's 5 years ago, now diagnosed with autoimmune thrombocytopenia!
No surprise: They actually tend to run together. Keep them both under control. There's even some articles. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1905072/ nobody knows why. ...Read more
Is hashimoto autoimmune thyroiditis preventable? If a mother has it and she has 4 daughters what are the chances-how many do you think will develope it
Is it safe to apply povidon iodine onto infected skin (patient has autoimmune thyroiditis, i.e. hashimoto's).
Povidon iodine: With Hashimoto's I would get your doctor's permission to do that. Do not be surprised if the answer is NO! ...Read more
C3 196 which is high. C4 is 33.7. Ana +1:320. Any autoimmune can cause C3 to be high? Rheumy is testing for hashimoto's thyroiditis. Could this be?
27yo. Cholecystectomy due to vasculitis. Papillary carcinoma due to hashimoto. Diagnosed w/autoimmune suppressor inactive. Told me avoid stress. True?
Could absent seizures be autoimmune? My son had toxocara and mono. And he has hashimoto thyroid with eosinophilia
See below: Seizures can be associated with manifestations of certain autoimmune diseases, but the patients are typically gravely ill when this is occuring. Confer your neurologist about your concerns. ...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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