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We found 177 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. Immunizations for Premature Infants
  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. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Systemic Symptoms
  5. 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.
  6. Chikungunya Fever
  7. Organ Transplants: Antirejection Medicines
  8. Zika Virus
  9. Staph Infection
  10. Scleroderma
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Valley Fever
  14. Psoriatic Arthritis
  15. Allergy to Natural Rubber (Latex)
  16. Sarcoidosis
  17. Pseudomonas Infection
  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. 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.
  20. Celiac Disease
  21. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  22. 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.
  23. Acquired Von Willebrand's Disease
  24. Allergic Reaction to Tattoo Dye
  25. Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  26. Autoimmune Disease Tests
  27. 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.
  28. Allergic Rhinitis Discusses allergic rhinitis. Covers common immediate and chronic symptoms. Looks at what increases risk. Covers treatment options. Offers prevention and treatment tips.
  29. Sepsis (Septic Shock)
  30. Swollen Lymph Nodes
  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. 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.
  33. Polymyalgia Rheumatica Covers symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica, which include muscle pain and stiffness in the neck and shoulders. Covers how this condition is treated.
  34. Antiretroviral medicines for HIV
  35. HIV: Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)
  36. Viral Load Measurement
  37. Risk Factors for HIV Infection
  38. HIV: Nonprogressors and HIV-Resistant People
  39. 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.
  40. Rubella (German Measles)
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. HIV: Giving Support
  45. 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.
  46. CD4+ Cells
  47. Sjögren's Syndrome
  48. Addison's Disease
  49. 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.
  50. HIV Viral Load
  51. HIV and Cytomegalovirus
  52. 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.
  53. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Test
  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 Symptoms in Children
  56. Temporal Artery Biopsy
  57. Resistance to HIV Medicines
  58. HIV: Tips for Caregivers to Avoid Infection
  59. 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.
  60. Gluten-Free Diet for Celiac Disease
  61. HIV: Preventing Other Infections When You Have HIV
  62. HIV: Preventing Infections
  63. Celiac Disease Complications
  64. HIV: Taking Antiretroviral Drugs
  65. Drug-Induced Lupus
  66. Chronic Fatigue: Changing Your Schedule
  67. Chronic Fatigue: Getting Support
  68. Guillain-Barré Syndrome: Immunotherapy
  69. HIV: Why Healthy Eating Matters
  70. 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.
  71. Environmental Illness
  72. HIV: Risks of Sexual Contact
  73. HIV and Exercise
  74. Hidden Gluten
  75. Celiac Disease Antibodies
  76. 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.
  77. Chronic Fatigue: Antidepressants
  78. Thrush
  79. HIV and AIDS: Who Is Affected
  80. Opportunistic Infections in HIV
  81. HIV and Weight Loss
  82. HIV Home Care
  83. Self-Care for Sjögren's Syndrome
  84. HIV and Pregnancy
  85. Allergies: Avoiding Outdoor Triggers
  86. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Using Graded Exercise to Get More Energy
  87. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Using Healthy Thinking
  88. Rabies: HRIG Injection
  89. 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.
  90. 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.
  91. 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.
  92. HIV Treatment in Children
  93. 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.
  94. Neutropenia: Preventing Infections
  95. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  96. Pneumocystis Pneumonia and AIDS
  97. 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.
  98. 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.
  99. Hyperthyroidism: Age-Related Symptoms
  100. Allergies: Giving Yourself an Epinephrine Shot Covers giving yourself an epinephrine shot to slow down or stop an allergic reaction. Says why you need an epinephrine shot and how to give yourself a shot.

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