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by heatherknc
Wed Mar 28, 2007 1:15 am
Forum: Related Conditions
Topic: Familial Mutliple Autoimmune Disease
Replies: 5
Views: 7125

family link

My aunt has ben diagnosed with lupus. I have been diagnosed with iritis, for which an underlying cause has not been found. I would be, as would my aunt, willing to participate in a genetic study. Although I do not know if the information on this post was looking for this, I feel compelled to offer. ...
by heatherknc
Wed Mar 28, 2007 12:57 am
Forum: Related Conditions
Topic: HLA-B27 Laymans terms
Replies: 1
Views: 3355

HLA-B27 Laymans terms

Hey there, I have not been on in a while. Sorry, no particular reason. You were wonderful at the start and then I guess I got tied up in the "diagnosis" However, I had my spectrum of blood tests and the b&%&ch of it is, the HLA came back as "not collected" Apparently after the hoops I already jumped...
by heatherknc
Wed Oct 11, 2006 8:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: sudden leg swelling
Replies: 1
Views: 2132

sudden leg swelling

I am fairly new to this emtire process. I have had two bouts with iritis, and have not been formally diagnosed with any underlying cause. however, I am suffering with sudden swelling in my legs. I was wondering if any one could help with this.
by heatherknc
Thu Sep 07, 2006 1:35 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Iritis, an introduction
Replies: 67
Views: 226849

Thanks for the response!

Mike, Thanks for the welcome and the recommendation on the doc. I have had milder attacks of what I am assuming has been the iritis in the past. This one was just finally bad enough to send me to the opthamolgist. I will get further info and diagnoses from him today, and look forward to talking more...