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Hepatitis Lead Autoimmune Disease
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 white ...Read more
Can hepatitis b vaccine give you rheumatic autoimmune diseases such as polyartheritis nodosa because my sister started getting symptoms shortly after?
Can hepatitis b, tb, or other vaccination stimulate latent psoriasis or any other autoimmune disease that runs in the family?
See answer : Many mds hesitate to vaccinate patients (pts.) with inflammatory and autoimmune disease for fear of triggering flares of disease or because of possible contraindications with the meds pts. Take. In reality, it is quite uncommon. Hepatitis b and injectable seasonal flu vaccines are fine. The primary precaution/contraindication is giving live or attenuated vaccines (e.g. Tb) to immunosuppressed pts. ...Read more
What is the difference between "automune hepititis" & regular hepitis c? I was diagnosis with autoimmune disease 18 yrs ago & hepititis c geno type 1. Thanks
Very different: Autoimmune hepatitis means that ones liver is inflamed because your body thinks that your liver is "foreign" and is attacking it. Hepatitis c is an infectious disease affecting primarily the liver, caused by the hepatitis c virus. Genotype 1 is is one of six different c viruses that can cause hepatitis c. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: This can happens in some individuals.Get a more detailed answer ›
Allergies are immune: Hyper- ige response to allergens is what causes an allergy. Many people do not have this. It is autoimmune inderectly, in that the inflammation from histamine and leukotrienes released by the bodies celles cause sinusitis, conjunctivitis, or asthma. I also beieve that even mild food allergies can worsen arthritis of the spondyloarthritis class, but this has not been systematically confirmed. ...Read more
Do auto antibodies always lead to autoimmune diseases? Or can they be present then go away without harm?
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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