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What health complications are associated with psoriasis

Dr. Karen Han Dr. Han
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What health complications are associated with psoriasis

Heart dz, skin ca: Patients with psoriasis have a higher risk of developing skin cancers and cardiovascular disease. For this reason, it is recommended that those with psoriasis get general skin checks at least once yearly, and establish care with a primary care doctor to monitor cholesterol and be educated on heart disease prevention. ...Read more

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Psoriasis (Definition)

An autoimmune disease that causes itchy, thickened, skin lesions on the skin, nail changes, and occasionally joint arthritis. ...Read more


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What common conditions are associated with rheumatic arthritis?

What common conditions are associated with rheumatic arthritis?

RA: Common findings are joint pain, swelling, and deformity. Also fatigue, possible pulmonary, kidney, skin findings are common. ...Read more

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What are complications associated with childbirth?

What are complications associated with childbirth?

Too many to list: This format is totally inadequate to try to even summarize all of the possibilities. You need to try to narrow the focus of your question. ...Read more

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Pregnancy risks associated with kidney problems?

Pregnancy risks associated with kidney problems?

Depends on severity: Risks are low if kidney fuction is reasonable & should be discussed with nephrologist & OB dr. Kidney infections/pyelonephritis are associated with pre-term labor so baby comes early & is small & may need nicu care but usually ok. High infant mortality associated with pregnancy for women on dialysis, < if dialysis started after onset of pregnancy.Risk after kidney transplant low if function good. ...Read more

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What are cardiovascular disease risk factors associated with obesity?

Obesity: Read this: http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/gettinghealthy/weightmanagement/obesity/obesity-information_ucm_307908_article.Jsp.

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What common complications are associated with spondylolysis?

What common complications are associated with spondylolysis?

Spondylolisthesis: It "destabilizes" the low back, allowing the bone to slip forward on the bone below it, a condition know as spondylolisthesis (also called anterolisthesis). This may or may not be painful. ...Read more

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Is diabetes associated with cataracts?

Is diabetes associated with cataracts?

Yes sometimes: While cataracts happen as a result of aging primarily it can result out of poorly controlled diabetes mellitus especially the kind called posterior subcapsular cataracts which tend to be seen more in younger and either diabetic patients or patients on steroids. ...Read more

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What is the description, conditions, symtoms, risk factors & treatments assocated with discoid lupus?

What is the description, conditions, symtoms, risk factors & treatments assocated with discoid lupus?

Discoid Lupus (DLE): DLE is a chronic cutaneous autoimmune skin disorder characterized by DLE cerythematous-to-violaceous, scaly plaques with prominent follicular plugging that often results in scarring and atrophy (see the images below). DLE may occur in the absence of systemic disease, or it may occur in association with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Read this:emedicine.medscape.com/article/1065529-overview ...Read more

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Does amenorrhea cause any related complications? Are there any complication associated with amenorrhea? .

Does amenorrhea cause any related complications? Are there any complication associated with amenorrhea?

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Yes it may: Amenorrhea from pcos or other causes of not ovulating increase the risk of developing uterine cancer. Amenorrhea from low pituitary hormone levels such as anorexia may increase the risk of osteoporosis. ...Read more

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Does amenorrhea cause any related complications? Are there any complication associated with amenorrhea? .

Does amenorrhea cause any related complications? Are there any complication associated with amenorrhea?

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Let me help you: Infertility is a significant complication of amenorrhea for women who desire to become pregnant. Osteopenia or osteoporosis is a complication of low estrogen levels, which may occur with prolonged amenorrhea. Other complications of amenorrhea depend upon the underlying cause of the amenorrhea. ...Read more

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What skin infections are associated with cirrhosis?

What skin infections are associated with cirrhosis?

Infection/cirrhosis: Read the following. <a href="http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3562722/" if this web site does not get you there then try typing in national library of medicine to your browser and go from there. ...Read more

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What risk factors are associated with diabetic retinopathy?

What risk factors are associated with diabetic retinopathy?

Elevated Glucose: Diabetes is the leading cause of new blindnessin working-age adults (age 20-74) diabetic retinopathy (diabetes eye disease) does not have symptoms until the late stages. Diabetic retinopathy is treated with glucose control by the patient and primary care provider and lasers to retina by a physician (ophthalmologist). Newer techniques such as injections of special medications are available. ...Read more

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Is tay-sach's disease associated with developing other genetic conditions?

Is tay-sach's disease associated with developing other genetic conditions?

Possibly: Because tay-sach's disease is one of several genetic diseases that can occur in people of ashkenazi jewish background, when screening is done for this disorder, usually several other disease states are screened for as well. This is a very complicated area to discuss and genetic counselling is best left to experts in this area. ...Read more

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What kinds of complications can occur with psoriasis?

What kinds of complications can occur with psoriasis?

Several kinds: There are several types of psoriasis. Complications of psoriasis depend on your specific type of psoriasis. Common complications of this chronic disorder include secondary skin infections, psoriatic arthritis & adverse reactions to treatment. Many persons become depressed and suffer from social isolation because of psoriasis. A great primary care physician & dermatologist can make the difference. ...Read more

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Is celiac disease always associated with severe malnutrition?

Is celiac disease always associated with severe malnutrition?

No: People with celiac suffer from a wide range of severity of symptoms. Yes, some are malnurished. Others have mild intermittent abdominal pain, some have fatigue and yet others have rashes as their main problem. ...Read more

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Why are patients with chronic kidney disease at higher risk for drug related complications?

Why are patients with chronic kidney disease at higher risk for drug related complications?

Kidneys filter drugs: When Chronic kidney disease is diagnosed kidney function have already dwindled. One of the many functions of kidneys is to filters drugs and their metabolic products into urine and excrete them. When that function is compromised, complications arise frequently. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors associated with periodontal disease?

What are the risk factors associated with periodontal disease?

Perio disease risks: The main risk of untreated periodontal disease is losing your teeth. Studies have shown that people with high levels of bacteria associated with periodontal disease have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Treatment of periodontal disease reduces systemic inflammation. ...Read more

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Does having 1 autoimmune disorder predispose u2 others? Mom with hoshimoto's>psoriatic arthritis>viral hepatitis>acute myeloid leukemia.

Does having 1 autoimmune disorder predispose u2 others? Mom with hoshimoto's>psoriatic arthritis>viral hepatitis>acute myeloid leukemia.

Yes: The presence of an autoimmune disorder points to dysregulation of the immune system and thus one is far more likely to have other autoimmune diseases . However, it is not directly linked to viral hepatitis or AML. ...Read more

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What is a systemic risk associated with fractures?

What is a systemic risk associated with fractures?

Fat embolism: A fat embolism is a type of embolism that is often caused by physical trauma such as fracture of long bone. ...Read more