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Ask or answer questions about AI diseases including diabetes Type 1, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjögren's syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, multiple sclerosis, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, Graves' disease, and Raynaud’s phenomenon on this forum.
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The goal of the autoimmune disease treatment is to relieve symptoms, preserve organ function and target disease mechanisms. Treating AI diseases involves seeing different specialists such as rheumatologists, endocrinologists, neurologists, hematologists, gastroenterologists, and nephrologists. Treatment options may include hormone and enzyme replacement therapies, corticosteroids, NSAIDs, plasmapheresis, immunosuppressants such as Methotrexate, Cyclophosphamide, Azathioprine, Cyclosporin, and Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG). You can use this forum to discuss different specialists and existing as well as developing treatments.