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Suffering from systematic sclerosis. Took blood test. Briefly explain what it is.

I am karthika, 25 years old i was affected by systematic sclerosis. i am consulting Rheumotologist which i take proper medicines and blood test. now suddenly in my today blood report it shows that SGPT- 111, Creatinine-0.8, haemoglobin -12.6, urine for deposit- 2-3 pus cells & 0-1 RBC EEN/ HPF, What's that it mean.
Asked On : Sat, 6 Apr 2013
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You are suffering from systemic sclerosis which is a connective tissue disorder. systemic scleroderma is an autoimmune or connective tissue disease. It is characterized by thickening of the skin caused by accumulation of collagen, and by injuries to the smallest arteries. There are two overlapping forms. Limited cutaneous scleroderma is limited to the skin on the face, hands and feet. Diffuse cutaneous scleroderma covers more of the skin, and is at risk of progressing to the visceral organs, including the kidneys, heart, lungs and gastrointestinal tract are affected.
Rheumatologist is the expert person in such disease.
You may be on disease modifying drugs which require regular monitoring.Based on your blood reports there is mild elevation of SGPT which is a marker for liver involvement .It can be raised either due to drugs or can be due to disease persay.Rest of reports are normal.Consult your rheumatologist and hepatologist for same.Hope this will help you.

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