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

Please note, Dr. Nicolson is a part-time expert at MedHelp, so this forum will only be open to new questions during pre-arranged dates.

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destimmyAug 29, 2012
Garth L Nicolson, PhD Nov 02, 2010
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By ynevar Blank
Hello and thank you for your time, first of all. I am a 40-year-old woman, Alaskan Native/Caucasian mix, 3 children ...
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cleanmachine516Aug 25, 2012
Garth L Nicolson, PhD Aug 11, 2009
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By WuDian Blank
I've been diagnosed -- and have active problems with -- asthma, glomerulonephritis, and multiple sclerosis. The neph...
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gomathysrinivasJun 29, 2012
Garth L Nicolson, PhD Jan 19, 2010
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By renning Blank
Help!! I have been trying to find for the past 2 years what this outbreak of red spots are on my legs and thighs. The...
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Sigsauer38Mar 25, 2012
Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 09, 2011
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By Alleyrat Blank
Ok history back in 1994 I had a flare of an unknown condition. Had a rash to my trunk and face that was itching and ...
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vlpaigeMar 02, 2012
Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 08, 2011
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By vlpaige Blank
Hello! My father has Vitiligo and has no pigment in his skin or hair (all over his body). I was recently diagn...
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designsbycmMar 02, 2012
designsbycmNov 03, 2010
Garth L Nicolson, PhD Nov 03, 2010
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By designsbycm Blank
I'm a 42-year old female. I'm wondering if you can tell me, should I be worried or taking an 81mg aspirin for a Card...
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DfeldmanJan 29, 2012
MrsAristotleFeb 08, 2011
Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 08, 2011
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By MrsAristotle Blank
Hi I have been ill for just over 4 years. I did have one positive ANA test for Lupus the second one was negative. I h...
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Firemomto1Dec 30, 2011
Garth L Nicolson, PhD Nov 05, 2010
patchouliredNov 04, 2010
Garth L Nicolson, PhD Nov 04, 2010
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By patchoulired Blank
Hi Dr. Nicolson, I had my first episode from RRMS in Mid-May of this year... which was numbness/tingling sensation...
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LbrianneSep 13, 2011
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 08, 2011
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Since my early 20's many doctors I had seen thought that by my symptoms I had lupus. My test over the years showed n...
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Bri1978Jul 13, 2011
tweeters123Mar 29, 2011
Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 09, 2011
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By redhead1001 Blank
53 year young female with treated Graves for over 5 years -- taking Cytomel for over 5 years - approximately 25 pound...
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By myaitalia Blank
I was diagnosed with SLE a year and a half ago. I have a lot of med. challenges but never seem to be able to relate i...
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sharu34Mar 16, 2011
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 12, 2011
sharu34Feb 09, 2011
Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 09, 2011
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By sharu34 Blank
i m35 yrs old beautiful lady.. its about 1and haif month i m suffring from swellon eyelid and face...docter said ths...
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cinneaFeb 21, 2011
Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 09, 2011
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By freddie8605 Blank
My mum believes i suffer from fibromyalgia. She first thought i had MS or Lupus but the doctors did test an ANA test ...
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sicksaraFeb 12, 2011
sicksaraFeb 12, 2011
Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 12, 2011
camrocFeb 08, 2011
Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 08, 2011
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By camroc Blank
Labs: 6/16/10 tsh 6.0 -- started 50mcg synthroid 8/2010 tsh 5.05 - up to 75mcg 11/8/10 tsh 4.8 - up to 88mc...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 09, 2011
ConfusedConcernedFeb 09, 2011
Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 08, 2011
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By ConfusedConcerned Blank
Hello, I am a 40 year old Caucasian female. Two years ago my once thick and dark eyebrows fell out completely to the ...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 09, 2011
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By aander Blank
After my last pregnancy (2006) I developed some kind of autoimmune disorder that affected my joints and has been tent...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 09, 2011
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By gll262 Blank
Many years ago I was diagnosed with Graves' disease with hyperthyroidism as a symptom. My doctor treated with radioa...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 09, 2011
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By danafloo Blank
Hello Dr. If you are diagnosing a genetic disease and you have genetic sequence with the use of contigs but want t...
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Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 09, 2011
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By lucygirl159 Blank
Would it be harmful to take gout medication while on prednisone for a few days?
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smarty52Feb 08, 2011
Garth L Nicolson, PhD Feb 08, 2011
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By smarty52 Blank
My daughter was dxd with Hashis at 6 yo. She always had trouble falling asleep and seemed to experience hyperthyroid...
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