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What sort of problem is an autoimmune disease?
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: Autoimmune disorders
Autoimmune disorders are conditions in which your body makes antibodies against your own tissues.
Examples include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, hepatitis, anemia, hypothyroidism, and vasculitis. Management of these conditions generally requires the assistance of a specialist--rheumatologist.

In brief: Autoimmune disorders
Autoimmune disorders are conditions in which your body makes antibodies against your own tissues.
Examples include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, hepatitis, anemia, hypothyroidism, and vasculitis. Management of these conditions generally requires the assistance of a specialist--rheumatologist.
Dr. Colin Kerr
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Dr. Paul Carter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Anti-self
Autoimmune problems occur when our immune system fails to down regulate antibodies against our own tissues.

In brief: Anti-self
Autoimmune problems occur when our immune system fails to down regulate antibodies against our own tissues.
Dr. Paul Carter
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