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Why did I get vasculitis?

Why did I get vasculitis?

Unclear: Vasculitis is one of those enigmas as to why however it may be autoimmune you should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Vasculitis (Definition)

Vasculitis is a medical term for inflammation of the blood vessels. There are many different types of vasculitis, often categorized by what size ...Read more


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How can you have vasculitis when your skin looks normal? Is there a kind of vasculitis where your skin looks normal? I don't get it.

Yes : Giant cell or temporal arteritis causes pain along the temple and can eventually lead to blindness, all the while leaving the skin itself appearing normal. Takayasu arteritis affects the aortic arch vessels and ultimately compromises blood flow to both brain and upper extremities. Dermal sxs/signs are late, if at all. You're thinking of vasculitic diseases like raynaud's & scleroderma. ...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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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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What's the best treatment to get rid of vasculitis?

Depends: Depends on how extensive the vasculitis is and what parts of body are affected. Would recommend seeing a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Can getting hit by a car while walking caused vasculitis to get worse. I had only a mild rash and it got worse right after the accident.

Can getting hit by a car while walking caused vasculitis to get worse. I had only a mild rash and it got worse right after the accident.

Possibly: If the injury caused more blood vessel damage and compromise then yes. Otherwise if you were not injured from the motor vehicle accident it should not be contributing to your vasculitis. Good luck ...Read more

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My mom may have vasculitis. What is vasculitis, how does she get rid of it?

My mom may have vasculitis. What is vasculitis, how does she get rid of it?

Varies: The vasculitides are a family of diseases that affect blood vessels. They are generally grouped into different categories depending on the size of the blood vessels affected. Due to this variation, the treatment and prognosis of a vasculitis depends totally on the type. Some are relatively benign while others may be fatal if untreated. ...Read more

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Would my vasculitis be the reason I cannot get IV lines into my veins and the reason why i have had portacaths for last 12 yrs?

Would my vasculitis be the reason I cannot get IV lines into my veins and the reason why i have had portacaths for last 12 yrs?

Here are some ...: The calibre & texture of venous wall change along aging and recurrent usage - venipunctures like that in IV drug users. As a result, the difficulty to place IV-line or inject IV-drugs into the desired veins will in time become a real problem to gain access for administering IV drugs like those for chemotherapy or IV antibiotics. Finally, placing portacath for such use becomes reality - last resort ...Read more

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Dr. Joram Seggev
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Angiitis (Definition)

Angiitis is a term that means inflammation of either a blood vessel ...Read more