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Signs Of Autoimmune Disease
No: It is a sign that you have likely inherited them from one or both of your parents. ...Read more
Autoimmune disease is also known as Autoimmune conditions. In auto immune disease the enemy is from with in . As name implies "auto" is self and "immune " is immune system . One 's own immune system for unknown reason turns against self and destroys or damages tissues or cells . List of auto immune disease are many and growing . End result is destruction of of tissues such as thyroid , pancreas or cells such as white ...Read more
Firm lump under skin on leg dr said could be sign of an autoimmune disease. Have a red patch on other leg. Is this also a sign?
There's a mass on my leg... Doctor said sometimes it's a sign of an autoimmune disease but not always, what's the name of this mass?
Can being very pale and not able to hold a tan (tans but can't stay tan long) be a sign of an autoimmune disease? Accompanied by fatigue, depression.
I have horizontal ridges on my finger nails and i'm being tested for lupus. Is that a sign of an autoimmune disease?
Probably not.: I've never seen lupus cause horizontal nail ridges, although i suppose it's possible. Certain medications can do it, as can diabetes and certain systemic diseases. If you're not on any medications, your doctor may wish to extend the workup to look for other internal causes, besides lupus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are the pattern and sequence of presentation of signs/symptoms useful in diagnosing autoimmune disease or are they different in every case?
Yes and yes: We know of numerous diseases which involve auto-immune mechanisms. The variation involves specific genetic susceptibilities, associated with/without environmental triggers. Joint issues, rheumatoid arthritis; bowel issues, ulcerative colitis; brain and spinal cord, multiple sclerosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Loss of orgasmic sensation and finding it harder to achieve erection could this be linked to my autoimmune disease. Sign of serious nerves damaged ?
Possibly: Since you offer no specifics as to what disease you have, there is no way to answer your question. Medications are another likely cause. ...Read more
What are The crucial signs A neurologist Looks for in A Autoimmune disease that Has caused Serious chemical and electrical dysfunction ?
Autoimmune disease and death: Death in autoimmune diseases depend on several factors including its severity , target organ, cell , tissue and vital structures involved, duration and stage of disease, underlying comorbid conditions, age of patient and overall health of patient. Many of autoimmune diseases do well with appropriate management . They are chronic diseases and need expert care in the longer run. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Autoimmune diseases : In auto immune disease the enemy is from with in . As name implies "auto" is self and "immune " is immune system . One 's own immune system for unknown reason turns against self and destroys or damages tissues or cells . List of auto immune disease are many and growing . End result is destruction of of tissues such as thyroid , pancreas or cells such as white cells , platelets etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The immune system developed to tell our own, normal cells (self) from foreign and abnormal cells (non-self). This lets the immune system eliminate viruses, bacteria, fungi and cancer cells from our body without harming normal cells. Sometimes the immune system fails to tell self from non-self and it attacks normal cells, for example in ...Read more
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