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Dec 15, 2012
"The Ureaplasma (a mycoplasma) infection could still be a problem. Similar Mycoplasma infections are often found in rheumatic diseases, such as RA, where over one-half of patients have such infections. These infections are very difficul..."
Dec 15, 2012
"High ANA values can occur in patients with cancer when the cancer cells are dying due to rapid growth without an adequate blood supply to deliver oxygen, nutrients, etc. and removal of waste products from cells. Tumors can reach only a ..."
Dec 07, 2012
"The supplement that you mention has been used but with mixed results, so we are careful about recommending it. Also, many of the supplements are useful, but not for everyone. Not all patients respond to the supplements listed as useful..."
Dec 07, 2012
"I am not sure why your surgeon has come to the conclusion that it is not at all related to your surgery, except possibly that no one wants to take any responsibility. If the events occurred soon after anesthesia and surgery but never be..."
Dec 07, 2012
"It is certainly quite possible, especially since your RA factor is rising. Of course, it really depends on a number of factors, which are discussed on the following websites: Autoimmune neuropathies Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments an..."
Dec 07, 2012
"I am not sure I can reasonably answer your question. You should ask your MS physician if he/she thinks that the shingles vaccine is appropriate. With Stage IIIC OC, this should not be your primary health concern."
Dec 07, 2012
"If immune suppression is occurring (this can happen if you have a chronic infection that suppresses the immune system), this could explain the lower WBC. There are some other treatment options listed on these websites: http://www.c..."
Dec 06, 2012
"Systemic lupus, Sjogrens, and Reynauds all show very high prevalences of chronic infections, and vasculitis is caused by infection of the vascular endothelial cells that line the blood vessels. Thus your main problem may be one or more..."
Dec 06, 2012
"Yes, it could. Other glands besides the tear glands (causing the characteristic symptom of eye dryness and eye irritation, decreased tear production, a "gritty" sensation that can become inflamed) in Sjögren's syndrome include those of ..."
Dec 06, 2012
"Yes, it could. Other glands besides the tear glands (causing the characteristic symptom of eye dryness and eye irritation, decreased tear production, a "gritty" sensation that can become inflamed) in Sjögren's syndrome include those of ..."