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Can you die from autoimmune disease?
16 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
10 doctors agree
In brief: Autoimmune disease and death
Death in autoimmune diseases depend on several factors including its severity , target organ, cell , tissue and vital structures involved, duration and stage of disease, underlying comorbid conditions, age of patient and overall health of patient.
Many of autoimmune diseases do well with appropriate management . They are chronic diseases and need expert care in the longer run.

In brief: Autoimmune disease and death
Death in autoimmune diseases depend on several factors including its severity , target organ, cell , tissue and vital structures involved, duration and stage of disease, underlying comorbid conditions, age of patient and overall health of patient.
Many of autoimmune diseases do well with appropriate management . They are chronic diseases and need expert care in the longer run.
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
4 doctors agree
In brief: You can but unusual
Autoimmune disease can be fatal, but some are not even symtpomatic and most can be controlled.
We need to categorize you, be certain we agreee with the diagnosis, and see what teh best therapy would be. We can not cure diseases in this category but we can help control this. Death can occur if severe involvement of vital organs occur - most are internal organs like heart, brain and lung.

In brief: You can but unusual
Autoimmune disease can be fatal, but some are not even symtpomatic and most can be controlled.
We need to categorize you, be certain we agreee with the diagnosis, and see what teh best therapy would be. We can not cure diseases in this category but we can help control this. Death can occur if severe involvement of vital organs occur - most are internal organs like heart, brain and lung.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
Thank
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