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Is there a relationship between uveitis and arthritis?

Is there a relationship between uveitis and arthritis?

Sometimes: There are several arthritis conditions which can be associated with uveitis. The most prominent of these is anklylosing spondylitis which cases lower back pain and some other systemic problems and can cause a striking uveitis. The most common arthritides, rheumatoid and osteoarthritis are not associated with uveitis. A very serious one is juvenile arthritis in kids with a severe uveitis associated. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


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Is there a connection between arthritis and eczema?

Is there a connection between arthritis and eczema?

Not necssarily: Arthritis and other certain types of rashes have a stronger correlation. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between seronegative arthritis and fibromyalgia?

Is there a difference between seronegative arthritis and fibromyalgia?

YES INDEED: 'Seronegative arthritis" may be anything from gout to osteoarthritis it simply means NON-RHEUMATOID joint disease. FIBROMYALGIA is a MUSCLE/FASCIAL DISEASE with TRIGGER POINTS which are determined by a COMPLETE PHYSICAL EXAMINATION! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Is there a relation between arthiritis an fibromyalgia?

Is there a relation between arthiritis an fibromyalgia?

No but can coexist: Arthritis affects the joints, fibromyalgia affects the muscles and fascia, which is the shiny white covering on the outside of muscles. Many symptoms can be similar, like pain and stiffness. No relationship is currently known. Although, the cause of fibromyalgia is still unknown, so some possible relationship may be found in the future. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between arthritis and urticaria?

Is there a correlation between arthritis and urticaria?

Could be: Urticaria or hives could be caused by an autoimmune process. Arthritis can also be caused by an autoimmune process so therefore there could be a connection or a common denominator between the two diseases. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between psoriatic arthritis and heart disease?

Is there a connection between psoriatic arthritis and heart disease?

Yes : People with psoriasis (including psoriatic arthritis) have higher incidence of metabolic syndrome, diabetes, hyperglycemia, hypertension and obesity, all risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Atherosclerosis, presumably due to the inflammatory nature of the condition is more common in pa. There is some evidence suggesting anti-tnf therapy lowers the cardiovascular risk in patients with pa. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between anklosing spondylitis and cancer?

Is there a connection  between anklosing spondylitis and cancer?

Complication of : Treatment. One of the treatments for ankylosing spondylitis is radiation of the affected skeleton. Radiation increases the risk of leukemia and bone tumors. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between juvenile diabetes and myopia?

Is there a connection between juvenile diabetes and myopia?

No: An elevated blod sugar can cause myopia but once the blood sugar returns to normal so will the myopia. ...Read more

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Is there a relationship between pleurisy and meningitis?

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Is there a relationship between pleurisy and meningitis?

Yes but ...: Some unusual examples are; tuberculous pleurisy and TB meningitis: pleuritic pain (pleurodynia) and enteroviral meningitis. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between rosacea and lupus?

Is there a connection between rosacea and lupus?

No: They both cause facial redness in the same area but there is no connection between rosacea and lupus. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between ankylosing spondylitis and spondylolisthesis?

Is there a difference between ankylosing spondylitis and spondylolisthesis?

Absolutely: Ank spondy is a multisystem disease characterized by inflammation of the ligamentous insertions of the spine. Spondylolisthesis is a congenital instability in the lower back. ...Read more

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Is There a possible connection between auto immune disease and cataracts?

Is There a possible connection between auto immune disease and cataracts?

For majority of: cataracts seen, it's age related, and not related to auto immune disease. Growing old is inevitable, and so as the lens matures and thickens, it's hardening too, and eventually affects vision, where it's not as clear or easy to see though. Sort of like how an onion has layers, but these layers keep getting laid down more. Eventually, they mature to where they have to be removed, in order to see! ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

A severe illness caused by bacteria named bacillus anthracis. Anthrax disease can result in pneumonia, ...Read more


Dr. Colin McCannel
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Uveitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the iris (the colored part of the eye that creates the pupil) leading to ...Read more