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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 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

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Is behcet's syndrome curable?

Is behcet's syndrome curable?

Treatable: This is an autoimmune, largely vasculitis of the lining of the mouth, GI tract, eyes and genitalia which causes ulceration, inflammation and debility including blindness. It can be contained in many cases but no cure is know nor is the actual cause known. Your rheumatologist can best handle this with assist from an ophthalmologist and GI specialist. ...Read more

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Describe the features of behcet syndrome.?

Describe the features of behcet syndrome.?

Behcet Syndrome: Behcet syndrome is defined as a triad of symptoms: genital ulcers, oral (mouth) ulcers, and inflammation of a part of the eye called the uvea (uveitis). Cause is unknown, and the disease is best managed by a rheumatologist and an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for behcet's syndrome?

What is the treatment for behcet's syndrome?

BEHCET's syndrome: Treatment is symptomatic for this multisystem inflammtory vasculitic disorder. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some info; it may be behcet syndrome?

Can you tell me some info; it may be behcet syndrome?

? about oral sores?: Answered before on healthtap, canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of the surface of the mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, & can be treated topically w/many otc products that reduce local discomfort & potentially speed healing. However, a # of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, std (sexually transmitted). ...Read more

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Can you not give blood if you have behcet's syndrome?

Can you not give blood if you have behcet's syndrome?

Can give blood: This is not a restriction for giving blood. Behcet's is not a transmissible disease. ...Read more

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Hello, I have Behcet's Syndrome, and I'm having a very painful flare-up. I'm already on Tapentadol for a severe herniation. What else can I do/take?

Behcet's syndrome: First I wish you all the best in overcoming the disease. Second, every case is different, and management of flare ups, is tailored to every case, however besides analgesics, anti-inflammatory agents as corticosteroids are used too. Third, you can't be managed online with such a complex disease, if no center where you live deals with your diagnosis, please seek a rheumatologist help and follow up ...Read more

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Could my doctor mistake behcet's syndrome for herpes?

Could my doctor mistake behcet's syndrome for herpes?

See below: It could happen but a biopsy of the lesion as well a swab for tzanck prep for herpes would help delineate between the two. ...Read more

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Do natural remedies for behcet’s syndrome work?

Do natural remedies for behcet’s syndrome work?

No: Behcet's is a serious disease that can cause blindness, pain and even death if not managed properly by a medical doctor. Patients can lose vision from inflammation in the front of the eye causing glaucoma and cataracts and from closure of blood vessels in the retina in the back of the eye. All target organ systems need to be closely monitored and approved medications adjusted carefully. ...Read more