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We found 178 results for Disorders of the Immune System
  1. Immune System Provides links to information about theimmunesystem. Includes info about immunizations, HIV and autoimmune disorders, arthritis, and multiple sclerosis.
  2. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Infection Discusses HIV, a virus that attacks white blood cells called CD4+ cells which are an important part oftheimmunesystem. Covers symptoms and stages of infection, including last stage called AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). Covers HIV treatment.
  3. Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) Discusses lupus, an autoimmune disorder. Focuses on systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Covers symptoms and how it is diagnosed. Covers treatment with medicines like corticosteroids, NSAIDs, and antimalarials. Discusses the importance of good self-care.
  4. Immunizations for Premature Infants
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Systemic Symptoms
  6. Organ Transplants: Antirejection Medicines
  7. Chikungunya Fever
  8. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  9. Zika Virus
  10. Staph Infection
  11. Scleroderma
  12. Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) Discusses primary biliary cholangitis (PBC). Looks at causes and symptoms. Covers how it is diagnosed and treated. Also looks at symptoms of advanced liver damage such as variceal bleeding and osteoporosis.
  13. Valley Fever
  14. Psoriasis Includes info on psoriasis, a chronic skin disorder. Covers causes and symptoms, including scaly patches on the knees, elbows, and scalp. Includes info on what increases your risk. Covers treatment with creams and oral medicines. Offers home treatment tips.
  15. Sarcoidosis
  16. Psoriatic Arthritis
  17. Allergy to Natural Rubber (Latex)
  18. Crohn's Disease Discusses Crohn's disease, an inflammatory bowel disease. Covers symptoms, which include diarrhea and abdominal pain. Discusses treatment with medicines, including corticosteroids, immunomodulators, and biologics. Also covers treatment with surgery.
  19. Pseudomonas Infection
  20. Drug-Induced Lupus
  21. Rheumatoid Arthritis Covers causes and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Looks at treatment with medicine, exercise, and lifestyle changes. Discusses things you can do at home to relieve your symptoms and help control the disease. Includes importance of regular checkups.
  22. Celiac Disease
  23. Ulcerative Colitis Discusses ulcerative colitis, a common type of inflammatory bowel disease that affects the colon and rectum. Covers symptoms and what happens as the disease progresses. Offers home treatment tips. Discusses treatment with medicine and surgery.
  24. Acquired Von Willebrand's Disease
  25. Autoimmune Disease Tests
  26. Allergic Reaction to Tattoo Dye
  27. Allergic Rhinitis Discusses allergic rhinitis. Covers common immediate and chronic symptoms. Looks at what increases risk. Covers treatment options. Offers prevention and treatment tips.
  28. Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  29. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) Covers long-lasting skin problem which is also known as eczema or atopic eczema. Looks at symptoms like dry skin, itching, and a red, raised rash. Covers treatments including using moisturizing creams and medicines. Offers prevention tips.
  30. Polymyalgia Rheumatica Covers symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica, which include muscle pain and stiffness in the neck and shoulders. Covers how this condition is treated.
  31. Allergies to Insect Stings Explains allergies to insect stings. Covers symptoms. Discusses local and systemic reactions. Covers diagnosis and treatment options. Offers home treatment tips.
  32. Shingles Discusses shingles, a condition caused by the virus that causes chickenpox (herpes zoster). Discusses who is most likely to get it. Describes how shingles rash causes pain and the treatment for it. Includes info on the shingles vaccine.
  33. Food Allergies Discusses causes and symptoms of food allergies. Covers what increases risk. Discusses treatment options, including medicine choices. Offers home care and prevention tips. Covers when to call a doctor.
  34. Necrotizing Fasciitis (Flesh-Eating Bacteria) Discusses rare flesh-eating bacterial infection. Includes info on Fournier gangrene. Covers symptoms and how it is diagnosed. Looks at treatment with medicine, surgery, and oxygen therapy. Covers treatment for complications caused by the infection.
  35. Sepsis (Septic Shock)
  36. Rubella (German Measles)
  37. Chickenpox (Varicella) Discusses vaccine-preventable illness that causes itchy rash and red spots or blisters (pox) all over the body. Covers home treatment, including resting and taking medicines to reduce fever, itching. Includes info on shingles.
  38. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Discusses methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a type of staph bacteria. Covers how it is spread. Discusses antibiotic resistance of MRSA. Covers symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  39. Mononucleosis (Mono) Discusses mononucleosis (also called mono or the kissing disease) caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Covers symptoms including high fever, severe sore throat, and swollen lymph nodes (swollen glands), tonsils, and spleen. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  40. Allergy Shots for Allergic Rhinitis Explains what allergy-shot immunotherapy is, why it is done, and what allergies it can help. Covers how it is done, how well it works, and what to expect after treatment. Covers risk factors.
  41. Addison's Disease
  42. Swollen Lymph Nodes
  43. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Covers the causes and symptoms of juvenile idiopathic arthritis, also called juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Looks at treatment with NSAIDs, physical therapy, and possibly shots of steroid medicine. Includes tips for helping your child cope with JIA.
  44. Sjögren's Syndrome
  45. HIV: Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)
  46. HIV Viral Load Measurement
  47. Antiretroviral medicines for HIV
  48. Risk Factors for HIV Infection
  49. HIV: Nonprogressors and HIV-Resistant People
  50. HIV: Giving Support
  51. Rabies: HRIG Injection
  52. HIV and Cytomegalovirus
  53. CD4+ Cells
  54. HIV: Understanding the Test Learn what is checked during an HIV test, who might need one, and what the results may mean.
  55. HIV Viral Load
  56. Counseling for HIV Infection Discusses counseling to help HIV-infected people and their families or caregivers. Covers types of counseling, including interpersonal, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic therapy. Covers why it is done and how well it works.
  57. HIV Symptoms in Children
  58. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Test
  59. Temporal Artery Biopsy
  60. HIV: Taking Antiretroviral Drugs
  61. Resistance to HIV Medicines
  62. HIV: Tips for Caregivers to Avoid Infection
  63. Medical History and Physical Exam for HIV Infection Covers the questions your doctor will ask when you are first diagnosed with HIV. Also includes what will be checked during physical exam, including temperature, weight, eyes, mouth, and skin.
  64. Gluten-Free Diet for Celiac Disease
  65. HIV: Preventing Other Infections When You Have HIV
  66. HIV: Preventing Infections
  67. Celiac Disease Complications
  68. Chronic Fatigue: Changing Your Schedule
  69. Chronic Fatigue: Getting Support
  70. Guillain-Barré Syndrome: Immunotherapy
  71. HIV: Why Healthy Eating Matters
  72. Environmental Illness
  73. HIV: Risks of Sexual Contact
  74. HIV and Exercise
  75. Celiac Disease Antibodies
  76. Hidden Gluten
  77. Thrush
  78. Chronic Fatigue: Antidepressants
  79. Hyperthyroidism Discusses hyperthyroidism and what happens to the body's metabolism if the thyroid gland is overactive. Explains how Graves' disease usually causes an overactive thyroid. Describes symptoms. Covers exams and tests to diagnose it. Provides info on treatment.
  80. HIV Treatment in Children
  81. Allergies: Avoiding Outdoor Triggers
  82. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Using Graded Exercise to Get More Energy
  83. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Using Healthy Thinking
  84. HIV and AIDS: Who Is Affected
  85. Opportunistic Infections in HIV
  86. HIV and Weight Loss
  87. Pneumocystis Pneumonia and AIDS
  88. HIV Home Care
  89. Self-Care for Sjögren's Syndrome
  90. Allergic Reaction Covers commons allergies, including food, medicine, insect stings, and animals. Covers seasonal allergies like hay fever. Offers home treatment and prevention tips. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  91. HIV and Pregnancy
  92. Immunotherapy for Allergies to Insect Stings Explains what immunotherapy is and why it is done. Lists specific allergies treated by immunotherapy. Covers how it is done, how well it works, and what to expect after treatment. Covers things that increase risk.
  93. Fever or Chills, Age 11 and Younger Discusses fevers in children age 11 and younger. Includes info on temperatures considered normal, mild fever, or high fever. Offers home treatment tips to reduce fever. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  94. Fever or Chills, Age 12 and Older Discusses fevers in those age 12 and older. Includes info on temperatures considered normal, mild fever, or high fever. Covers causes of fever and offers home treatment tips. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to see a doctor.
  95. Allergies: Avoiding Indoor Triggers Discusses ways to avoid indoor allergy triggers. Covers common indoor allergens such as dust mites and pet dander. Covers reasons to avoid them. Offers cleaning tips to reduce allergens in the home.
  96. Rubella Test
  97. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  98. Neutropenia: Preventing Infections
  99. Arthritis: Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis Covers creating and following a plan to help manage symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Discusses early treatment with exercise and medicine to limit joint damage. Includes tips for coping with chronic joint pain, fatigue, and stiffness.
  100. Mononucleosis Tests Covers monospot test (heterophil test) and EBV antibody test, blood tests used to diagnose mononucleosis (mono), which is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. Covers how it is done and risks. Also includes info on what test results might mean.

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