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Does anyone know about bechets disease?

Does anyone know about bechets disease?

Rare & tricky: Behcet's is a serious autoimmune disease caused by the body's attacking heat-shock proteins. Almost all patients have white sores in the mouth, and often on the genitals. Arthritis &/or inflammation of the eye are also common, and since the disease involves blood vessels, almost any other organ can be affected. A needleprick may create an ulcer. See a specialist for treatment. ...Read more

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Bechets disease - what is it?

Bechets disease - what is it?

Skin disease: •multisystem, chronic disease characterized by oral and genital mucocutaneous ulcerations, skin rashes, arthritis, thrombophlebitis, uveitis, colitis, and neurologic symptoms •rare in the us and northern europe; endemic in japan, the middle east, and the mediterranean region (along the former silk route) •rare in pediatric and geriatric populations •synonym(s): mucocutaneous ocular syndrome. ...Read more

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Bechets disease / how do you get it?

Bechets disease / how do you get it?

Behcet's syndrome: This syndrome is an autoimmune disease with mouth ulcers, genital ulcers and inflammation of iris in the eye. ...Read more

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How long does a person with bechets disease live healthy?

How long does a person with bechets disease live healthy?

While you're alive: Bechet's disease is a genetic predisposition to having intestinal polyps that can evolve into cancerous growth. You will need regular monitoring to take out these polyps before they turn cancerous but this is by no means guaranteed that they will become cancerous. I don't know tht it will curtail your life span if you watch your health conscientously. ...Read more

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Can bechets acne like rash move to different parts of body over years of being misdiagnosed?

Can bechets acne like rash move to different parts of body over years of being misdiagnosed?

Not sure: I just sent your question to a rheumatologist. I would just be sure the diagnosis of bechets is accurate before taking advice. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a disease knows as "Chikunguya"?

What are the symptoms of a disease knows as "Chikunguya"?

See below: Fever, muscle aches and sever bone pain are common. The severity varies. Some people may get a rash. See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/chikungunya/ ...Read more

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Who knows most about a spinal disease?

Who knows most about a spinal disease?

Orthopaedic Surgeons: I admit my answer is (as all answers are) biased. Orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, rheumatologists, neurologists, physiatrists (rehabilitation doctors), and pain doctors (often anesthesiologists) are specialists, but internal medicine and family practitioners see an awful lot of back pain as well. ...Read more

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I know there is no cure for canavans disease at the moment, however I want to know if there may be developments. Who knows?

I know there is no cure for canavans disease at the moment, however I want to know if there may be developments. Who knows?

?Gene therapy: Aka "aspartoacylase deficiency"or "aminoacylase deficiency" is a degenerative disorder of the nerve cells in the brain. It is an autosomal recessive disorder (when both parents are carriers, 25% chance of having an affected child). There is no cure-lithium citrate has been tried to decrease the level of n-acetyl aspartate. Gene therapy is in an experimental phase. ...Read more