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How long does vasculitis last? full tests done and no diagnosis

How long does vasculitis last? full tests done and no diagnosis

It depends what type: Vasculitis means an inflammation of blood vessels, and is a category which includes a very wide range of disorders. Some are mild and self limited and others are serious and may require lifelong treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Vasculitis (Definition)

Vasculitis is a medical term for inflammation of the blood vessels. There are many different types of vasculitis, often categorized by what size ...Read more


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How long does luekocytoclastic vasculitis take to heal?

It depends: It depends on the underlying causes. This issue can be seen with allergic reactions, infections and cancers. ...Read more

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Does allergic vasculitis usually have long-term complications?

Does allergic vasculitis usually have long-term complications?

YES, IT MAY: First, what exact vasculitis you mean. If it is churg-strauss, it can cause damage in lungs, some nerves, even leading to paralysis, heart problems. Kidneys - rarely. Even allergic vasculitis affecting mainly the skin may cause complications inside the body. Even allergic vasculitis that is usually limited to the skin (see website below), can be associated with damage to internal organs. ...Read more

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I have a disease livedoid vasculitis since last 6 years, what is the recovery time for it ?

Indeterminate!: Livido reticularis is strongly aassociated with antiphospholipid antibodies, usually by finding anti-cardiolipin antibodies. This is a complicated issue. Patients will usually have a disease in one of to categories, or it can exist alone. You should be followed by a rheumatologist for this. Treatments vary. ...Read more

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Can lividoid vasculitis get compleatly cure after long treatment ?

Yes it can: A vascular medicine physician can perform treatment to get rid of livido vascularis. ...Read more

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My son is diagnosed with vasculitis what is treatment and for how long?

My son is diagnosed with vasculitis what is treatment and for how long?

many types and caus: Vasculitis is basically an inflammation of the blood vessels. There are many different causes and of course many different types of treatment. Your physician should tell you it is due to artery or vein disease and of course what is the underlying cause. Treatment may range from steroids to nsaids (advil) to compression to observation. ...Read more

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How long after showing up can you effectively biopsy vasculitis lesions? When first came up they were red splotchy but now are more brown. Too late?

Variable times: If a vasculitic lesion apppears and heals then you will not have a positive biopsy. Once the leasion is healing - generally when turning brown and losing the acute infalmmation, the biopsy may be non indicative of a vasculitis usually you need to biopsy when a lesion is acute - usuallu red and inflamed. ...Read more

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How long a person live with skin vasculitis, lupus and sjogren's syndrome?

No telling: With proper management of the condition -- one can have a normal lifespan praise the lord ! ...Read more

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Is uticarial vasculitis a life long condition? What's the best treatment?

Probably: Vasculitis can go into remission and can flare up. The treatment is dependent on the underlying autoimmune disease. An experienced immunologist and/or rheumatologist should be able to help. ...Read more

Dr. Joram Seggev
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Angiitis (Definition)

Angiitis is a term that means inflammation of either a blood vessel ...Read more