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Doctor insights on: How Long Should Behcets Syndrome Last

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What is behcet's syndrome?

Read about it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/beh%c3%a7et's_disease.

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What can I do about behcet's syndrome?

Bechets: See a rheumatologist with experience treating this disease. Treating bechets requires a partnership between you and an experienced physician. ...Read more

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What's the outcome of behcet’s syndrome?

What's the outcome of behcet’s syndrome?

Behcet's: Behcet's disease may come and go on its own in periods of flares and remissions. Your doctor works to control any signs and symptoms you experience during flares with medications such as: topical agents to oral steroids to immunosuppressants to interferon. What is the outcome of life? Death....Doesn't mean we stop trying to treat an illness. ...Read more

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What are the tests for behcet's syndrome?

What are the tests for behcet's syndrome?

BEHCET's SYSDROME: Tests for behcets sysdrome is clinical. Diagnosis is suspected if there is recurrent oral aphthous ulcers, occular findings or genital ulcers and positive pathergy test. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of behcet's syndrome?

What are the symptoms of behcet's syndrome?

Many: Behçet' disease is an inflammatory disease and can have many different manifestations. However, the most common feature is recurrent painful oral and/or genital ulcers. Other problems can inflammation of the eyes, vascular disease (due to inflammation of blood vessels), and central nervous system disease. Even less common are skin, kidney, heart, or lung inflammation. ...Read more

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What is behcet’s syndrome? Why is it such a big deal?

What is behcet’s syndrome? Why is it such a big deal?

Inflamation: Bchecet syndrome is a rare disorder that leads to chonic inflamation of the blood vessels of the entire body. The symptoms can come and go. Areas effected include, eyes, skin, joints, digestive tract. If the inflamation is left untreated it can lead to permanent damage to the organs involved. If you have this, and have not consulted a rheumatologist, you should. ...Read more

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What symptoms do people with behcet’s syndrome usually have?

What symptoms do people with behcet’s syndrome usually have?

Inflammation: The classic three findings are ulcers in the mouth, genital ulcers, and inflammation of the eyes. The eyes can be inflammed from front to back. The inflammation of the retinal blood vessels is most harmful and can cause permanent vision loss. Behcet's disease should be treated promptly, ideally by a uveitis specialist if you have one in your area. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Behcet's syndrome?

What is the definition or description of: Behcet's syndrome?

Serious illness: Ulcers in the mouth and genital skin, often eye problems and more. It is caused by immunity against some essential proteins called the "heat shock" group. ...Read more

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I want to know if I might have the symptoms of behcet's syndrome. Mayo site says so.?

I want to know if I might have the symptoms of behcet's syndrome. Mayo site says so.?

Difficult Diagnosis: Behcet's syndrome is a very rare and difficult diagnosis to make. It will require a thorough evaluation and history taken by a physician who is experienced with this disease. I would recommend finding someone with experience treating behcet's who can help determine if you in fact have it. A dermatologist would be the best person to start with as they have training in diagnosing this disease. ...Read more