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.
Hi my ANA was positive and my titer was a bit high, additional blood tests was done for lupus and my kidneys,liver,lungs and heart was checked and everything was normal.I have this constant joint pains that worsens at night.I did abit of research is it possible that my vitamin D count...
by GAhmed 2 days ago
2 days ago
A few months ago, my doctor saw that I had elevated blood platelets (480,000) during routine blood work. She sent me to a hematologist, who tested for a number of things that may be causing the platelets to be high. He determined that I had positive ANA with a titer count of 1:640. Yet, he said...
by Guest over a year ago
Goodpasture's syndrome can develop quickly, or so I have been told by my friends who are studying medicine. But please tell me if there is any chance that people with Goodpasture's syndrome can just miraculously recover? Please share your experiences of this if possible. I hope you don't mind me...
by michaella626202112 over a year ago
8 days ago
Hi there! Are there any statistics out there on what the average life expectancy is of those who have polymyositis? I have just been diagnosed and at this point, while I am scared of finding out the truth, I will take any information I can get. I would also really appreciate hearing from others with...
by lolly365132430 over a year ago
20 days ago
Why is it that you never see any information about PMR, there are many who suffer from this Autoimmune Disease. Is it because the most popular drug for this is Prednisone and not one of the new fancier drugs on the market that makes drug companies lots of money?...
by Guest 23 days ago
23 days ago
My friend has been diagnosed with sores on her mouth. At first, doctor suspected on usual causes like infectious ones, but at the end it seems she has lupus. I didn’t know that lupus can cause this, so I am little surprised. Is there anyone with similar symptoms? I would appreciate it.
by jess1241135956 over a year ago
a month ago
How does a flare-up present itself?
What would cause a flare-up?
What is the treatment for a flare-up?
by Jane over a year ago
I wanted to know if anyone here with Lupus is RH Negative? I have talked to a few people who have Lupus and they all have been RH Negative. I am RH Negative myself and have had some symptoms of Lupus. I had a test done over 6 years ago and the doctor said I was negative for Lupus. I have not been...
by newho over a year ago
over a month ago
can I bother you with some random questions about vasculitis, please? I know that there are at least ten different forms of vasculitis, and that some are accute while others are chronic. But I am hoping someone can tell me what the life expectancy is for people with the more rare forms of...
by timothy230132916 over a year ago
over 2 months ago
I am about to have chemo for cancer (surgery 3 weeks ago) in my abdomen,
Will the treatment make the Lyme symptoms worse? bad enough now.
I have numbness in the balls of my feet and my whole body has a burning feeling
My mouth and lips burn and when I swallow I can feel it all the way...
by Guest 3 months ago
3 months ago