Autoimmune Disorders Forum

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.
Hi doc, I have been suffering differents symptoms after have sex with some girl. Fever, rash, swollen glands, neck and shoulder pain, f...
My ANA just came back at 1:640 which my doctor said was "very positive". Waiting to see the rheumatologist. I am a 40 yr female of av. we...
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 low every time I go t...
I hve ms and only on betaseron,and gettiing weaker what drug has the best results for MS?
I had my thyroid removed in April 2011. I was placed on 112mcg of Synthroid at the time. I have been getting the generic brand of this me...
Hi in 1992 Hep B all year. Told not a carrier in 1993. In 1997 salmonella (phage 156) and Glandular fever and hepatitis. Around this t...
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