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lymphedema_and_autoimmune_diseases [2012/01/02 07:59]
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lymphedema_and_autoimmune_diseases [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 The most common autoimmune diseases that occur in children include: The most common autoimmune diseases that occur in children include:
 celiac disease; type 1 diabetes; lupus (SLE); juvenile dermatomyositis;​ scleroderma;​ juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) celiac disease; type 1 diabetes; lupus (SLE); juvenile dermatomyositis;​ scleroderma;​ juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)
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 +**Tips for getting a proper diagnosis of an autoimmune disease **
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 +1. Do your own family medical history. ​
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 +2. Keep a "​Symptoms"​ list.
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 +3. Seek referrals to good physicians.
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 +4. Inquire about the physician and hospital experience with 
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 +5. Obtain a thorough clinical examination.
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 +6. Get a second, third, fourth opinion if necessary. ​
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 +7. Partner with your physicians to manage your disease. ​
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 +8. Learn to deal early on with the long-term effect of autoimmune disease. ​
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 +Our thanks to the Society for Women Health Research, "​Definitive Diagnosis of Autoimmune Disease Often Difficult To Nail Down," for additions to [[http://​www.aarda.org/​infocus_article.php?​ID=15|AARDA list]] ​
 =====How is lymphedema connected to an autoimmune disease?​===== =====How is lymphedema connected to an autoimmune disease?​=====
  
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