Autoimmune Disorders Expert Forum
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Welcome to the Autoimmune Disorders forum. Questions in this forum are being answered by Dr. Garth Nicolson. This forum is for questions and discussions relating to Autoimmune Disorders. Topics include, but are not limited to: Alzheimer’s, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Gulf War Syndrome, Lupus, Lyme Disease, MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 03, 2012
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My ANA just came back at 1:640 which my doctor said was "very positive". Waiting to see the rheumatologist. I am a 40...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 04, 2012
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By celi101 Blank
I was told that I have hyperthyroid because of a hot adenoma in Aug. I had rai by the end of Aug but my TSH level l...
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By highlandmck Blank
I hve ms and only on betaseron,and gettiing weaker what drug has the best results for MS?
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 06, 2012
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By urraco2012 Blank
Hi doc, I have been suffering differents symptoms after have sex with some girl. Fever, rash, swollen glands, neck ...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 04, 2012
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By beauti8 Blank
I had my thyroid removed in April 2011. I was placed on 112mcg of Synthroid at the time. I have been getting the gene...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 15, 2012
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By Greengran Blank
Hi in 1992 Hep B all year. Told not a carrier in 1993. In 1997 salmonella (phage 156) and Glandular fever and hepat...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 15, 2012
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 04, 2012
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By UKlady1001 Blank
I have ANA Titre 1/640 on my results and also have low thyroid, low Vit B12 H1,272ng/L, low iron and possible Sjogren...
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By alienshadow Blank
Not sure where to start Last sept I woke up with an off type feeling in 2011.. I had foot surgery on sept 30th 2011 T...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 07, 2012
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 05, 2012
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By StealthVirusCCID Blank
Hi Dr. Nicholson, Thanks firstly for your time here on the forum. I tried to ask a question yesterday but someho...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 07, 2012
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By Jaimy Blank
Can an increased Rheumatoid Factor with a negative ICC test indicate a possible autoimmune neuropathy? I have a ne...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 07, 2012
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By HVAC Blank
I have Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis and Stage IIIC Ovarian Cancer. I am afraid of getting shingles because ...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 07, 2012
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By ptcliny Blank
I have been diagnosed with CIDP and treated with IVIG for a couple of years. Can this cause my WBC to lower? If I am...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 05, 2012
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By lisaob1 Blank
hi Dr.Gareth...its not a question as such..more have you heard of anything to do with my problem..regarding my daught...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 06, 2012
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By tarter Blank
Hello I've been diagnoised with erosive lichen planus. Have positive oral flouesent biopsy and positive pemigus in bl...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 06, 2012
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By kitten103 Blank
I have systemic lupus, sjogrens, reynauds, vasculuitis, etc. Female, 54 yrs. old. I take Cellcept, Aleve and Medrol....
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 06, 2012
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By whatsup2 Blank
Hello, can you tell me if shortness of breath is symptom of Sjorgens Syndrome? I have had SS for over 10 years. Whe...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 05, 2012
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By getfit101 Blank
I was wondering if they have changed they way they advertise Enbrel? My sister, 50, was taking it and I believe it ma...
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By betty31955 Blank
My late husband contracted signs of lupus when he was 25. He was a lawyer and his first system was it hurt to shake ...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 05, 2012
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By Cindee56 Blank
Hi, I suffer from oain and a great deal of swelling in my legs, feet, and arms and underarms and collarbone. My righ...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Dec 05, 2012
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About 3 years ago a woke up un able to see out of my right eye and within 48 hours my vision started going in my left...
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