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Test Allergic Vasculitis
Blood testing: Testing for systemic signs of inflammation with c-reactive protein levels or erythrocyte sedimentation rate is often performed. Testing for auto-immune antibodies such as anti-nuclear antibodies (ana screening) or rheumatoid factor may be needed. In addition, evidence of complement protein cascade activation (ch-50) may be useful to detect active inflamation periods. Biopsy is the best test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
YES, IT MAY: First, what exact vasculitis you mean. If it is churg-strauss, it can cause damage in lungs, some nerves, even leading to paralysis, heart problems. Kidneys - rarely. Even allergic vasculitis affecting mainly the skin may cause complications inside the body. Even allergic vasculitis that is usually limited to the skin (see website below), can be associated with damage to internal organs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin biopsy result: superficial to mid dermal perivascular lymphocytic infilitrate with focal basal vacuolar changes.does thismean allergic vasculitis?
neurologist: Neurologist or perhaps rheumatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Doctors please answer with a normal crp/sedrate could i still have a problem like vasculitis witch is a inflammtion problem these test check for that?
Unusual: Sed rates and crps are tests that are not specific for problems but usually are elevated in the setting of inflammation, which is what is seen with vasculitis. So it would be very uncommon to have normal values in a vasculitis scenario. Vasculitis are rare conditions and if you are concerned about a particular problem, i would recommend seeing a rheumatologist and a vascular surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After pregnancy, i was detected with vasculitis. Subsequently, my rheumatoid arthris test got positive and now even cellulitis symptoms are observed. What shouldi do?
My 5yr old girl had a severe allergic reaction to amox that led to bad hives and vasculitis. One welt has showed up and ishard underneath .Normal?
It can happen!: Allergic reaction to amoxycillin does happen in some children. This is a form of penicillin and it is best to avoid it in the future. Treatment may include antihistamines like benadryl, sometimes oral steroids. Oatmeal bath may help sooth the itching. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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