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Can you have more then 3 autoimmune diseases at once? Eg: hashimotos itp, celiac? The more you have, are you at a higher risk to acquire even more?

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Dr. Susan Wingo
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Yes

Yes, it is possible to have more than one autoimmune condition.
Certain combinations are more common than others. Having one condition definitely makes it more likely that you could get a 2nd condition, compared to someone without autoimmunity. However the most common number of autoimmune conditions to have is one, followed by two, and progressively fewer people with 3, 4, or more conditions.

In brief: Yes

Yes, it is possible to have more than one autoimmune condition.
Certain combinations are more common than others. Having one condition definitely makes it more likely that you could get a 2nd condition, compared to someone without autoimmunity. However the most common number of autoimmune conditions to have is one, followed by two, and progressively fewer people with 3, 4, or more conditions.
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