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Is sarcoidosis and fibromyalgia linked as i have had sarcoid for 10 years now and have just been told i now have fibromyalgia! ?

Is sarcoidosis and fibromyalgia linked as i have had sarcoid for 10 years now and have just been told i now have fibromyalgia! ?

Confusing : ? relationship of sarcoidosis & fibromyalgia. One way to look at relationship of these disorders is that people with autoimmunity (sarcoid) can and do develop fibromyalgia; as a result of chronic inactivity due to autoimmunity pain. People with fibromyalgia do not develop autoimmunity as a consequence of having fibromyalgia; rather they develop autoimmunity irregardless of having fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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Sarcoidosis (Definition)

Sarcoidosis is a medical condition in which nodules form in various organs including lymph nodes, lungs, eyes, and liver. Common symptoms include cough, chest pain below the breast bone, fatigue, ...Read more


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I have sarcoidosis and have been put on 50, 000 of vitamind2 twice a week. I have taken one dose. Now I have read that people with sarcoid should not take it. Is it correct?

I have sarcoidosis and have been put on 50, 000 of vitamind2 twice a week. I have taken one dose. Now I have read that people with sarcoid should not take it. Is it correct?

Marshall protocol: Trevor marshall phd has developed a protocol for treating sarcoidosis & other autoimmune diseases based on the theory that it's caused by intracellular bacterial infection & excessive 1, 25 vitamin d interferes with fighting these infections. He advises avoiding all sources of vit d (including sunlight) & taking the drug olmesartan. It's too complex to explain more here- see http://mpkb.Org/home/mp. ...Read more

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Last month my menstrual came on early this month I have symptoms but no menstrual I 've been diagnosed with sarcoids recently can this cause delays in?

Last month my menstrual came on early this month I have symptoms but no menstrual I 've been diagnosed with sarcoids recently can this cause delays in?

Maybe but need mor: We need more information to answer that. You need to discuss with you physician because your genral healtha nd your medications can affect this. ...Read more

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What is sarcoidosis?

Sarcoidosis: Dear jbennett, sarcoidosis is a disease of unknown etiology which can affect almost any part of a patient's body. It is known for the granulomas it produces--non-caseating--which can form commonly in the lungs. About 50% of the patients are african or hispanic origin, there is also a large % from northern europe. It has been found that a patient's immune response creates the granulomas. .. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for sarcoidosis?

Sarcoidosis: There is no known cure for sarcoid. Historically, steroids have had some use, some newer drugs like Methotrexate and others have helped. There are some integrative methods but there has been limited success. Sometimes, after a patient has active sarcoid for a few years they will go into remisssion. A few patients have a chronic form which does not improve & needs intensive medical treatment. ...Read more

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How to doctors treat sarcoidosis?

Most often we don't: But in cases where the sarcoid causes symptoms that don't go away on their own, or when organ damage is severe, or imminent, then steroids are the first step. Long term we try to get off steroids and use other drugs like methotrexate, Hydroxychloroquine ("plaquenil") and several others that are used less commonly. ...Read more

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Does sarcoidosis always have nodules?

No: Sometimes incidental suggestion on chest x-ray by finding hilar lymphadenopathy. ...Read more

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Is there a specialist for sarcoidosis?

Many types: The severity of sarcoidosis and the body parts involved usually determine which types of doctors are involved: primary doctor, pulmonologist, rheumatologist, nephrologist. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of sarcoidosis?

See below: Side effects can result from the medication used to treat it, but there are several different organ systems that can be affected by sarcoid such as lungs and skin. Please repost as to which you would like for us to address. ...Read more

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