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We found 181 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. Scleroderma
  7. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  8. Chikungunya Fever
  9. Organ Transplants: Antirejection Medicines
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Staph Infection
  13. 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.
  14. Valley Fever
  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. Sepsis
  22. 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.
  23. Rubella (German Measles)
  24. Zika Virus
  25. Acquired Von Willebrand's Disease
  26. Celiac Disease
  27. Autoimmune Disease Tests
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  31. Allergic Reaction to Tattoo Dye
  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. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. HIV and Cytomegalovirus
  37. Swollen Lymph Nodes
  38. 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.
  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. 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.
  41. Addison's Disease
  42. Allergic Rhinitis Discusses allergic rhinitis. Covers common immediate and chronic symptoms. Looks at what increases risk. Covers treatment options. Offers prevention and treatment tips.
  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. Rabies: HRIG Injection
  46. HIV Viral Load Measurement
  47. HIV: Giving Support
  48. Antiretroviral medicines for HIV
  49. HIV: Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)
  50. Risk Factors for HIV Infection
  51. HIV: Nonprogressors and HIV-Resistant People
  52. CD4+ Cells
  53. Temporal Artery Biopsy
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Test
  57. HIV: Understanding the Test Learn what is checked during an HIV test, who might need one, and what the results may mean.
  58. HIV Viral Load
  59. HIV Symptoms in Children
  60. Resistance to HIV Medicines
  61. HIV: Tips for Caregivers to Avoid Infection
  62. 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.
  63. HIV: Preventing Other Infections When You Have HIV
  64. HIV: Preventing Infections
  65. Celiac Disease Complications
  66. Gluten-Free Diet for Celiac Disease
  67. Chronic Fatigue: Changing Your Schedule
  68. Chronic Fatigue: Getting Support
  69. Guillain-Barré Syndrome: Immunotherapy
  70. Environmental Illness
  71. HIV: Why Healthy Eating Matters
  72. Celiac Disease Antibodies
  73. Hidden Gluten
  74. HIV: Risks of Sexual Contact
  75. HIV and Exercise
  76. Thrush
  77. Chronic Fatigue: Antidepressants
  78. Pneumocystis Pneumonia and AIDS
  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 and AIDS: Who Is Affected
  81. Opportunistic Infections in HIV
  82. HIV and Weight Loss
  83. Self-Care for Sjögren's Syndrome
  84. HIV Treatment in Children
  85. HIV Home Care
  86. 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.
  87. HIV and Pregnancy
  88. 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.
  89. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Using Graded Exercise to Get More Energy
  90. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Using Healthy Thinking
  91. 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.
  92. 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.
  93. Rubella Test
  94. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  95. Neutropenia: Preventing Infections
  96. HIV: Taking Antiretroviral Drugs
  97. 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.
  98. Peanut Allergy
  99. Nonallergic Rhinitis
  100. Lupus: Criteria for Diagnosis

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