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Other Diseases That Look Like Lupus
Seropis: On line this appears to me as being related to music. Am I missing something? ...Read more
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May be confusion?: Lupus can affect the respiratory system in a variety of ways, but I am not clear what is meant by this phrase "lupus emphysema" and suspect that there may be a misunderstanding here. Lupus can be associated with inflammatory reactions of the lung tissue or lining of the lung, lung scarring ("fibrosis"), or diaphragm. A consultation with a pulmonologist (lung specialist) may be needed to clarify. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fibromyalgia : Lupus can cause almost any symptom so it often mimics other diseases. It is diagnosed by a list of clinical and lab criterea. It is best diagnosed by a rheumatologist with experience in this disease. It is most commonly confused with other autoimmune diseases and other types of arthritis. It is also often missed in fibromyalgia which occurs with it. I hope this is the information you ...Read more
They say mental illness is like any other disease, but what other disease can you cure by just looking at things differently?
Migraines, TMJ: The mind and body are connected. Chronic pain, drug abuse, migraines, tmj, obestiy, infertility, erectile dysfxn, fibromyalgia, gulf war syndrome and HTN have been treated with some success w/ cognitive therapy or 'looking at things differently' in combo w/ other tx. Hypnosis has been used to treat warts, some rashes, allergies, asthma and irritable bowel syndrome. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Are there certain autoimmune conditions that are associated with a high ANA titre (1:2560) more so than others? Like lupus?
Varied symptoms: Each autoimmune disease can present with multiple symptoms.common ones are rashes, joint pains, hair loss, ulcers in the mouth, irregular menstrual cycles, , photosensitivity, joint swelling etc. Usually its constellation of of signs and symptoms that suggest autoimmune disease.Then it is confirmed by blood tests ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: There are many that can have flares. That is a hard question to answer if you are looking for a diagnosis based on just having a flare...? ...Read more
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