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With Reynauds Can It Affect Internal Organs
Sometimes yes: While raynaud's is seen in the hands, feet, nose and it is related to muscle contraction in the vessels in these areas. The blood vessels have muscle around them and like the heart these muscles have a rhythm of contraction and relaxation. With cold or stess these vessels can contract and decrease the blood flow in these areas. Internal raynaud's can occur in the heart and the kidneys! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is vascular spasm in the fingers, toes, and can even involves the nose and ears and internal organs the blood vessels of the heart or kidneys in response to cold or stress causing the external elements especially the fingers, toes to turn white. Blue and red can also occur but I like to Emphasize if not white I can not be clear. Others ...Read more
Does sjogrens syndrome come in flares like lupus? What is easier to control-lupus that affects organs or sjogrens that affects organs ?
Yes: Sjogren's can have flares just like sle and there is frequently overlap between the two. Neither is desirable when organ involvement occurs since these are very difficult to treat or reverse. ...Read more
Can Endometriosis affect kidneys? Been told no by GP due to peritoneum barrier but if it can get into lungs etc surely it can affect urinary system?
Here are some...: Theoretically, yes, but in reality, endometriosis to kidneys is a Dx after ruling out all others so I would advise to look into reality, i.e., the common events first, not extreme rarity. How to help correctly solve the health-related concern? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html and http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. ...Read more
How exactly does gluten afflict a person with celiac? How does it manifest neurologically? Can it affect other organs like liver and heart?
Gut inflammation: The gluten ramps up the immune system in the gut which actually creates conditions that make it hard to absorb nutrients. Systemic symptoms would be due to nutrient malabsorption and include weak bones and anemia. Effects on the liver and heart would be rare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can hashimotos cause your immune system to not fight other infections thru out the body as well as it does for someone who doesn't have hashimotos?
No: No evidence that people with hashimoto is more prone to infections. ...Read more
In autoimmune issues do similar systems get affected in familes. Eg, glands and glands or organs and organs, for different members? Or is it random?
Partially random: There are many ai diseases. Some of them have a genetic component and affect primarily one tissue, for example rheumatoid arthritis. These diseases will affect the same tissue. However other ai diseases with many manifestations such as systemic lupus will not necessarily affect the same tissues. ...Read more
Why is it enlarged: An enlarged spleen, by itself, does not influence other organs unless it is so big that it is compressing the stomach or colon (very unusual except for rare types of blood diseases). But the spleen is often enlarged because of other problems like chronic pancreatitis or liver cirrhosis, or blood problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can sle (lupus) affect vertebral and/or carotid arteries, or cause vascular conditions / diseases and if so, how (and what)?
Can spodylosis affect blood flow to the limbs? Could spondylosis affect the blood flow to the limbs? If so, isn’t this dangerous?
Slows metabolism: The thyroid hormone is essential for proper functioning of most if not all organs in the body. Low thyroid levels can lead to slowing and/or weakness of the heart muscle because of poor utilization of the energy supply to the heart in the setting of low thyroid hormone levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can someone physiologically explain how ulcerative colitis impacts digestive tract and the lining? Do the ulcers appear as shallow?
Inflamed, break : Superficial break in lining of colon, starts in rectum and move up. Ulcers usually appear shallow, but can be deeper. Very irritated bowel. Symptoms of diarrhea, pain, often with bleeding; sometimes with fever, joint, eye, skin, or liver problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me in what ways can a hemicolectomy affect the renal system or any other physiological systems?
I have anxiety can anxiety affect the digestive an bowel system and can it cause chronic fatique ?
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