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Dr. Pierre Moeser Dr. Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
years in practice
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What are the symptoms of behcet's syndrome?

What are the symptoms of behcet's syndrome?

Many: Behçet' disease is an inflammatory disease and can have many different manifestations. However, the most common feature is recurrent painful oral and/or genital ulcers. Other problems can inflammation of the eyes, vascular disease (due to inflammation of blood vessels), and central nervous system disease. Even less common are skin, kidney, heart, or lung inflammation. ...Read more

Dr. John Ebner Dr. Ebner
Dermatology
14 years in practice
Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
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I want to know if I might have the symptoms of behcet's syndrome. Mayo site says so.?

I want to know if I might have the symptoms of behcet's syndrome. Mayo site says so.?

Difficult Diagnosis: Behcet's syndrome is a very rare and difficult diagnosis to make. It will require a thorough evaluation and history taken by a physician who is experienced with this disease. I would recommend finding someone with experience treating behcet's who can help determine if you in fact have it. A dermatologist would be the best person to start with as they have training in diagnosing this disease. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad Dr. Conrad
Ophthalmology
30 years in practice
Duke University School of Medicine
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What is behcet's syndrome?

Read about it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/beh%c3%a7et's_disease.

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Dr. Howard Feinberg Dr. Feinberg
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
33 years in practice
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
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What can I do about behcet's syndrome?

Bechets: See a rheumatologist with experience treating this disease. Treating bechets requires a partnership between you and an experienced physician. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick Dr. Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
13 years in practice
University of Nevada School of Medicine
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What's the outcome of behcet’s syndrome?

What's the outcome of behcet’s syndrome?

Behcet's: Behcet's disease may come and go on its own in periods of flares and remissions. Your doctor works to control any signs and symptoms you experience during flares with medications such as: topical agents to oral steroids to immunosuppressants to interferon. What is the outcome of life? Death....Doesn't mean we stop trying to treat an illness. ...Read more

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Dr. Nela Cordero Dr. Cordero
Pediatrics
50 years in practice
University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
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What are the tests for behcet's syndrome?

What are the tests for behcet's syndrome?

BEHCET's SYSDROME: Tests for behcets sysdrome is clinical. Diagnosis is suspected if there is recurrent oral aphthous ulcers, occular findings or genital ulcers and positive pathergy test. ...Read more

Dr. Wesley Grootwassink Dr. Grootwassink
Obstetrics & Gynecology
26 years in practice
St. Louis University College of Medicine
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What is behcet’s syndrome? Why is it such a big deal?

What is behcet’s syndrome? Why is it such a big deal?

Inflamation: Bchecet syndrome is a rare disorder that leads to chonic inflamation of the blood vessels of the entire body. The symptoms can come and go. Areas effected include, eyes, skin, joints, digestive tract. If the inflamation is left untreated it can lead to permanent damage to the organs involved. If you have this, and have not consulted a rheumatologist, you should. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander Dr. Friedlander
Pathology
40 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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What is the definition or description of: Behcet's syndrome?

What is the definition or description of: Behcet's syndrome?

Serious illness: Ulcers in the mouth and genital skin, often eye problems and more. It is caused by immunity against some essential proteins called the "heat shock" group. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Dr. Richard Bensinger Dr. Bensinger
Ophthalmology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Is behcet's syndrome curable?

Is behcet's syndrome curable?

Treatable: This is an autoimmune, largely vasculitis of the lining of the mouth, GI tract, eyes and genitalia which causes ulceration, inflammation and debility including blindness. It can be contained in many cases but no cure is know nor is the actual cause known. Your rheumatologist can best handle this with assist from an ophthalmologist and GI specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Harris Cohen Dr. Cohen
Family Medicine
17 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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Describe the features of behcet syndrome.?

Describe the features of behcet syndrome.?

Behcet Syndrome: Behcet syndrome is defined as a triad of symptoms: genital ulcers, oral (mouth) ulcers, and inflammation of a part of the eye called the uvea (uveitis). Cause is unknown, and the disease is best managed by a rheumatologist and an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano Dr. Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
35 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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Can you tell me some info; it may be behcet syndrome?

Can you tell me some info; it may be behcet syndrome?

? about oral sores?: Answered before on healthtap, canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of the surface of the mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, & can be treated topically w/many otc products that reduce local discomfort & potentially speed healing. However, a # of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, std (sexually transmitted). ...Read more

Dr. Alfred Kim Dr. Kim
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
12 years in practice
Drexel University College of Medicine
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Can you not give blood if you have behcet's syndrome?

Can you not give blood if you have behcet's syndrome?

Can give blood: This is not a restriction for giving blood. Behcet's is not a transmissible disease. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
36 years in practice
Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine
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Hello, I have Behcet's Syndrome, and I'm having a very painful flare-up. I'm already on Tapentadol for a severe herniation. What else can I do/take?

Behcet's syndrome: First I wish you all the best in overcoming the disease. Second, every case is different, and management of flare ups, is tailored to every case, however besides analgesics, anti-inflammatory agents as corticosteroids are used too. Third, you can't be managed online with such a complex disease, if no center where you live deals with your diagnosis, please seek a rheumatologist help and follow up ...Read more

Dr. Nela Cordero Dr. Cordero
Pediatrics
50 years in practice
University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
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What is the treatment for behcet's syndrome?

What is the treatment for behcet's syndrome?

BEHCET's syndrome: Treatment is symptomatic for this multisystem inflammtory vasculitic disorder. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Dr. Tracy Lovell Dr. Lovell
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
17 years in practice
Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
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Could my doctor mistake behcet's syndrome for herpes?

Could my doctor mistake behcet's syndrome for herpes?

See below: It could happen but a biopsy of the lesion as well a swab for tzanck prep for herpes would help delineate between the two. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Dr. Richard Bensinger Dr. Bensinger
Ophthalmology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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What can I do for my behcet's syndrome without going to a doctor?

What can I do for my behcet's syndrome without going to a doctor?

Little: This autoimmune disease affecting the mouth, GI tract, genitalia and eyes, can only be treated with serious pharmacological intervention. Home remedies may provide a little symptomatic relief but do not affect the basic disease. Only your doctor can provide the type of relief that is helpful in the long run for this serious, debilitating and chronic disease. ...Read more

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