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Arthralgia symptoms after immune complex reaction. How soon does it end?

Arthralgia symptoms after immune complex reaction. How soon does it end?

Depends on cause: Serum sickness. Thiis is commonly seen after settings such as a reaction to a foreign antigen (drug, infection, etc) and once that antigen resolves the immune complex reaction subsites - time depends can be days, weeks or months. But with a chronic setting where the antigen persists like in an autoimmune reaction in lupus, then the immune complexes persists and the condition continues. ...Read more

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Are your immune system or liver affected by toxic shock syndrome?

Are your immune system or liver affected by toxic shock syndrome?

TSS: It can definitely have an effect on both the immune system and liver as well as the kidneys, skin, GI tract, etc. It depends on the severity of the tss. ...Read more

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Arthralgia symptoms after immune complex reaction. How could it be after 6 months?

Arthralgia symptoms after immune complex reaction. How could it be after 6 months?

See rheumatologist: This has to be followed properly and you need to be under the care of for a family dr. Or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Arthralgia symptoms after immune complex reaction. How soon does it end?

Depends on cause: Serum sickness. Thiis is commonly seen after settings such as a reaction to a foreign antigen (drug, infection, etc) and once that antigen resolves the immune complex reaction subsites - time depends can be days, weeks or months. But with a chronic setting where the antigen persists like in an autoimmune reaction in lupus, then the immune complexes persists and the condition continues. ...Read more

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Arthralgia symptoms after immune complex reaction. How can it still be after 6 months?

Arthralgia symptoms after immune complex reaction. How can it still be after 6 months?

Immune complex symp: You don't say what you reacted to, but there is an infection called parvovirus b19 in which, after the person is over the infection, the immune complex response causes arthralgias that can last up to 2 years. They always eventually resolve. If your reaction was to a medication, you should get better, but recheck with your doctor if worried. A new illness may overlap with your prior one and confuse. ...Read more

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Does one kind of doc specialize in treating "immune-complex diseases"? Do I have to bite the bullet and see many specialists due to its complexity?

Rheumatologist : Would be a good place to start, but depending on how many and how severely different organs are affected, I am afraid the answer is yes. ...Read more

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Please. Is it true that primary drs can't order auto immune disease panel. The antibodies test. Is it only the specialist can do that?

Please. Is it true that primary drs can't order auto immune disease panel. The antibodies test. Is it only the specialist can do that?

Primary Care: No. It is not true for all physicians. It may be true for yours. We all have our areas of expertise and a good physician will know when they are not the expert. That is why there are specialists. ...Read more

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What does humoral immune panel and immunodeficiency cdc tests show? What would abnormal tests indicate?

What does humoral immune panel and immunodeficiency cdc tests show? What would abnormal tests indicate?

Complex answer: This is not a simple answer because they're a variety of tests. The humeral system is the antibodies and immunodeficiency virus most commonly known HIV affects the lymphocytes ...Read more

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Can meningits be in the body for years, like tissu and bone.Can a paraneoplasitc panel help with piking up immune prob like mercury from vaccine toxins

Can meningits be in the body for years, like tissu and bone.Can a paraneoplasitc panel help with piking up immune prob like mercury from vaccine toxins

2 questions: Meningitis does not sit around for years & activate in adults.You either get it or not, usually within days of exposure or the germ leaves your system.The trace mercury in vaccines was different from the inorganic mercury causing brain damage.(Minamoto disease), as different as methanol and ethyl alcohol.One kills, one gets you drunk.The trace in vaccines never caused human disease, ...Read more

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What are 3 diseases associated with immune dysfunction?

What are 3 diseases associated with immune dysfunction?

Immunity: Selective IgA deficiency, common variable immune deficiency, x-linked agammaglobulinemia....And many more. Immunedeficiency.Org has a ton of information. ...Read more

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What makes some people's immune systems weaker than others?

What makes some people's immune systems weaker than others?

Immunity: Poor diet, not enough exercise, quite a few medications intended to treat other conditions, chemical or toxic exposures; and sadly, genetics play the largest role. ...Read more

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What is the difference between specific and non-specific immune responses?

What is the difference between specific and non-specific immune responses?

Non-specific...: ...Responses recognize patterns of proteins and chemicals made by bacteria, viruses, etc., that are broadly different from us. This quickly identifies "danger" but isn't foolproof (labeling good bacteria as dangerous, e.g.). The specific response learns to recognize individual proteins or chemicals specific to a species or strain of bug. This takes time, and can be fooled if the bug changes. ...Read more

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Where immune system is located?

Where immune system is located?

All over: Immunes ystem is located all over your body. ...Read more

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Can I improve my immune system?

Can I improve my immune system?

Good immune systems.: Eat a healthy diet. Get adequate sunshine, exercise and come from parents with good immune systems. ...Read more

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How can the immune system work?

How can  the immune system work?

Long story: In nut shell igg fight the diseases and keeps immunity up. Its in blood, which circulates every where. ...Read more

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What herbs help the immune system?

What herbs help the immune system?

Many good choices: There are many herbs proven to improve immune function. Some of the best choices include astragalus, ashwagandha, andrographis, echinacea, eleuthero & medicinal mushrooms like reishi, cordyceps, turkey tail, shiitake & maitake. See http://blog.Chestnutherbs.Com/herbs-for-the-immune-system & http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2011/12/31/organic-mushrooms-for-immune-support.Aspx. ...Read more

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How can I better my immune system?

Immunity: Keep up all your immunizations, eat a healthy diet and stay away from people with infections. ...Read more