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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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My son has mucha habermann disease. he has had it since he was 3 (he just turned 11) he has not had in blister in a long time and we dont do a lot of blood work on him anymore. but he has been complaning a lot about his stomach hurting and has diarrhea a lot. Could this be because of the auto immune disease? I am taking him to the doctor today are there any test they should be doing?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   are you familar with much habermann disease?
User :   *mucha
Doctor :   yes, i do kno of it
Doctor :   May i know since when is the diarrhea and are the stools very watery ?
User :   very some time now
User :   I just notice that it is has been becoming a problem for the last 6 months
User :   he has terrible stomach pain
Doctor :   M habermann disease id purely dermatological in presentation
User :   ummm..... it's an autoimmune disease that can cause multiple internal problems with the stomach and with heart and lungs and can even go into his lymp nodes and cause cancer and cause may arthritis problems which we have been dealing with
Doctor :   yes, you are right long term diarrhea is also chance
Doctor :   have you got his stool examined anytime?
User :   no
User :   that is what I wondering if there was any testing that should be done to make sure there are no other problems going on
User :   I was unsure if chrons disease was related or if he may have something like that going on
Doctor :   i would ask you to proceed with a simple stool cytology
Doctor :   which will give idea edingfor further proce
Doctor :   which will give idea for further proceeeding*
User :   ok thank you for that
User :   i have another question about ra
User :   or just a question :)
Doctor :   sure , please proceed
User :   I have devolped multiple hard lumps on my fingers
User :   they seem to be symetrical
User :   is this a normal part of aging? I am 30
Doctor :   Where exactly are the lumps ?
User :   they lumps do not tend to hurt most of the time to touch, but my hands hurt a lot
User :   I do not know
User :   it feels like bone
Doctor :   I mean the site ?
Doctor :   What part of which fingers ?
User :   on my joints in all of my fingers
Doctor :   ok, Are they reddish in appearance ?
User :   mostly on the sides of knuckles on the back of my hand
User :   no they are not red
Doctor :   Ok, do you use sissors more ?
User :   no
User :   i also found one on each eye socket
User :   the size of a pea
Doctor :   ok, they probably are cutaneous horns
Doctor :   easily treated by salicylic acid or by thermocautry
User :   ok nothing to worry about then
User :   thank you
Doctor :   need not worry its very common condition
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