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What's the expert opinion, could there ever be a cure for vasculitis?

What's the expert opinion, could there ever be a cure for vasculitis?

Maybe: The problem is there are many different types of vasculitis and the causes of each may not be the same. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Vasculitis (Definition)

A medical term for inflammation of the blood vessels. Many different types of vasculitis exist, often categorized by what size ...Read more


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I have recently been daignosed with vasculitis. Lumps occur on my body any time. I want to know about the disease and its cure. Can it be cured?

I have recently been daignosed with vasculitis. Lumps occur on my body any time. I want to know about the disease and its cure. Can it be cured?

Possible PAN: You need to speak with the doctor treating you. Have you seen a rheumatologist? It may be what is classically called pan. It can be controlled but not cured. ...Read more

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How to cure vasculitis?

Hard to cure: Vasculitis or arteritis can be associated with many conditions. If collagen vascular, like lupus, medication may control, if giant cell arteritis, such as temporal arteritis, steroids might totally reverse. In most other cases, chronic treatment with medication over years is necessary. Since most of these disorders are autoimmune, success may be on the horizon in some cases. ...Read more

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Can vasculitis be cured? Does it go away?

Yes: It depends on the type of vasculitis. Certain vasculitis are more responsive to therapy than others. Mots patients require several years of therapy however the immunosuppression is lowered over time and patients are able to come off their immuno suppressive drugs. ...Read more

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Can lecocytoklastic vasculitis get cure after longterm treatment?

Yes: This is a type of inflammation in the skin and usually can be treated with certain medicine talk to your specialist ...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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Is there any herbs/supplements can help lvc vasculitis? Where can I buy? F 56 yo having lvc vasculitis many years prefer natural med. Than drugs thx.

Is there any herbs/supplements can help lvc vasculitis? Where can I buy? F 56 yo having lvc vasculitis many years prefer natural med. Than drugs thx.

Not really: I assume that you mean lcv, leukocytoclastic vasculitis. There are no good data on alternative therapy. Dhea has been shown to be a possible adjunct to conventional threapy in lupus erythematosus. Others have no good data. Lcv can range from mild to life-threatening disease. Accordingly, conventional therapy is mandatory, unless (rarely) a cause for the disease can be found. ...Read more

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Is there anyway to find out the cause of idiopathic leukocytoclastic vasculitis and treat that naturally instead of going on methotrexate?

Is there anyway to find out the cause of idiopathic leukocytoclastic vasculitis and treat that naturally instead of going on methotrexate?

No and yes: Certainly the known possible causes of lcv should be looked for but if it is determined to be idiopathic, the cause is unknown. Treatment ranges from no treatment required at all to Methotrexate to other medications. Natural or herbal remedies have not been shown to have any conclusive effect but then again, medications are not always required. Mention your concerns to your doctor. ...Read more

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Will my vasculitis return?

Possibl: You need to be treated and follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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What should I do with my vasculitis?

See below: Please discuss with your rheumatologist/ other physicians. There is a whole spectrum of severity and lots of causes. It is difficult to answer your question more specifically. ...Read more

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What is vasculitis and how does it hurt you?

Inflammation: Vasculitis is literally an inflammatory condition involving blood vessels. There are many types which can be quite benign or can cause major problems such as blockage of major arteries, or even a stroke. If you have been diagnosed with vasculitis, you should discuss the implications with a vascular specialist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Vasculitis?

Inflammation: Inflammatory reaction of blood vessel wall
May cause damage to skin or organ supplied by artery ...Read more

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How is cranial vasculitis different from general vasculitis?

Cranial means brain: If someone has cranial vasculitis, I would assume that the brain is involved suggested a severe illness and requires urgent treatment. Some patients may have mild vasculitis which may just affect the skin and overall is mild. Again, what organs are affected will dictate how severe and different the vasculitis is. ...Read more

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Vasculitis skin ailment?

Vasculitis skin ailment?

Many Causes: Vasculitis is inflammation of blood vessels. It can show signs in the skin. But it may also be internal and affect many organs. There are a wide range of causes and they should be evaluated promptly. In general, it can be caused by infection, medications, auto inflammatory conditions, cancer, as well as many others. If it is serious, it can lead to death. Get is checked out. ...Read more

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Is my vasculitis contagious?

Vasculitis: Vasculitis is an inflammation of the blood vessels and both arteries and the veins can be affected. The inflammation is caused by a type of white blood cell that sticks to the blood vessel, creating a cascade of inflammation (and destruction). There are many types of vasculitis: only some have been linked to an initial infectious component (kawasaki's) but none have been found to be catchy. ...Read more

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What is wegeners vasculitis?

Disease or Syndrome?: Wegener's granulomatosis (wg), more recently granulomatosis with polyangiitis (wegener's) (gpa), is an incurable form of vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) that affects the nose, lungs, kidneys, and other organs. Due to its end-organ damage, it is life-threatening and requires long-term immunosuppression.[1] five-year survival is up to 87%, with some of the mortality due to toxicity of rx. ...Read more

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Can pentoxifyllin used in vasculitis?

Maybe??: It is used to treat intermittent claudication resulting from obstructed arteries in the limbs. Pentoxifylline improves blood flow through peripheral blood vessels and therefore helps with blood circulation in the arms and legs (e.g. Intermittent claudication). It does not treat vasculitis, per se! Additional meds in a rheumatology war chest are needed! ...Read more

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Difference between stroke and vasculitis?

Difference between stroke and vasculitis?

Cause and effect: Vasculitis, an inflammation of blood vessels, can be a cause of stroke (death of brain tissue). ...Read more

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Can you tell me what wegeners vasculitis?

Serious illness: Wegner's granulomatous angiitis is caused by antibodies against a particular protein in neutrophils. Once uniformly fatal, it is now usually managed with strong medications by specialists. The eyes, ears, throat, lungs and kidneys are the usual targets. Wegener's greatness as a physician is tarnished by his having served the third reich, though not in the death camps; some avoid his name. ...Read more

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Is cryofibrinogenemia a form of vasculitis?

Is cryofibrinogenemia a form of vasculitis?

Great question!: Some cases are, most cases aren't! there's different types of cryofibrinogens and they're being sorted out. Http://ajcp. Ascpjournals. Org/content/119/1/114.full. P. ...Read more

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Please tell me what wegeners vasculitis is?

See details: This is a serious systemic vasculitis characterized by inflammatory in medium-sized arteries. Clinical manifestation often start with chronic sinusitis or recurrent lung infiltrates but multiple organs can be involved including the kidneys. It must be treated aggressively to prevent serious complications. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What is wegener's granulomatosis vasculitis?

See details: It is a form of vasculitis effecting medium sized arteries and associated with a positive canca blood test. It usually begins as chronic sinusitis but with time can effect many other organ systems including eyes, heart, kidneys, joints, lungs and the nervous system. There are very effective treatments available. ...Read more

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Could anybody get vasculitis? Is it contagious?

Not: It's not contagious. I guess anybody can get anything. That said, vasculitis is not a common disease. ...Read more

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What is the specialtist to see about vasculitis?

Several types: Generally you'll want to see two types of physicians for your vasculitis, which is a general term for inflammation of the blood vessels. The first is a vascular surgeon who can recognize all the vasculitidies and offer operative treatments for blockages and aneurysms that arise as a result of vasculitis, and the other is a rheumatologist who can offer medical therapies to slow the inflammation. ...Read more

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Vasculitis and tachacardia do they always go together?

Sometimes: Cardiac issues can be related to some forms of vasculitis. Discuss this issue with the doctor who is treating the vasculitis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vasculitis? Is it contagious?

Read below: Vasculitis' can be congenital or acquired. They can lead to extremity pain, vision changes, aneurysms and headaches. ...Read more

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Vasculitis and tachacardia, do they always go together?

Vaculitis: When vasculitis involves the heart tachycardia is often present. When the heart is not involved and the vasculitis appears to be only peripheral, tachycardia may not be seen. ...Read more

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How do I find other patients with vasculitis of any kind?

Use the internet: Depending on your age and the type of vasculitis, there may be a support group in your area or a forum online to help you. Speak to your doctor about this and good luck! ...Read more

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Is there a link between tetralogy of falot and vasculitis?

No link known: There is no known link between tetralogy of fallot and vasculitis that has been described. ...Read more

Dr. Joram Seggev
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Angiitis (Definition)

Angiitis = Inflammation ...Read more