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How Long Should Sarcoidosis Last
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I was seeing all these checklists and one I didn't see was for sarcoidosis I wonder if any of you doctors had thought about doing one this?
All systems.: A list of common symptoms and systems affected in patients with sarcoidosis is difficult because it can affect every system and be different in each patient. The most commonly affected systems are the skin, the eyes and the lungs. The disease is rarely fatal unless the heart is involved. Treatment depends on which systems are affected and usually by a specialist. ...Read more
How long will the effects of a cortizone (hydrocortisone) shot in my hip to help with inflamation from sarcoidosis last?
Unfortunately: For a long time.Get a more detailed answer ›
Just been put on steroids to control my sarcoidosis. I feel worse today. Is this normal. How long before steroids will be in system and start to work.
Few more days: Steroids are commonly used to treat sarcoidosis and can significantly improve your symptoms. It may take several days to reach a therapeutic level so give the medication to reach this level. Steroids can have some side effects including anxiety, gastritis, increased sugar level etc. if you think the symptoms you are having are side effects of the medication speak with you physician to check. ...Read more
I have sarcoidosis & i'm hurting real bad. It's my arm pit it's grown and increased in pain. I couldn't even sleep last night. What should I do?
Mum has sarcoidosis since 2006 & she was getting treated with corticosteroids.Since last 4months her condition is getting worse. Can chemotherapy help?
What is the caus of monocytosis on CBC with w differential, I have 7 of them over the last 4 years, not myoprolifative disorder.Could it b sarcoidosis ?
Monocytosis: Monocytosis often occurs during chronic inflammation. It could occur in certain kinds of infections, blood and immune disorders, maliognancies, in recovery phase from acute infections, storage disorders, and sarcoidosis etc. From your profile it appears you are recevring from ear infection. It could cause monocytosis in certain kinds of infections. ...Read more
I'm just wondering, if you have lupus and sarcoidosis and you refuse treatment. How long could you live for?
It depends: It depends on the organ involvement. Talk to your rheumatologist who knows your case best and he or she could give you a better estimate. ...Read more
Hi I have sarcoidosis of the lungs and lymph nodes is it inevitable that you are going to die younger or can you live a long healthy life with it?
Not a death sentence: You can libe a long time you need appropriate evaluation and treatment. As you know there can be serious involvement internally but it doesn't sound like that's the case with you. You need to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Sarcoidosis-how to cure it and is only steroids the only cure ? If steroids making condition worse of sarcoidosis patient in the long run , what to do?
Specialist : Thera are other immune system modulating drugs other than steroids to treat sarcoidosis, but you need to be under the care of a specialist who can choose the appropriate medication for how the sarcoidosis is manifesting itself in your case. Sarcoidosis can effect almost any organ system in your body so seek out the appropriate socialist in your case. ...Read more
Hi I have sarcoidosis been ok with it but the last couple of weeks I have had severe sharp pains in my left lung should I get this checked?
33 year old female. Diagnosed with sarcoidosis. Anyone know how long it takes to start feeling better? I have been on 30mg of prednisone for 1 mo.
Why would my urine have a very unusual odor? I have possible sarcoidosis in kidney per PET. No UTI symptoms. Very weak stream takes very long to void
My husband have genital herpes and I just been diagnosis with sarcoidosis last month should we be concerned with not protection intercourse?
I think i pulled a top rib muscle coughing (sarcoidosis), how long does it take to heal? What can I do coughing kills even hurts to touch breast.
Chest pain: If you've inflammed an intercostal muscle or a chest wall muscle it can take some weeks to heal. Your chest is constantly moving with respiration and coughing irritates it also, both slow healing somewhat. You might be able to take Ibuprofen to make things more comfortable. It is isn't improving should see your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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