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Guidance on systemic disorders due to iritis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello My name is XXXX, I am willing to pay a little for some advice and intelligence my general physician keeps overlooking, I am experienceing iritis for three weeks, never before, and am worried I may have an underlying condition, need helo with this and ideas on what to watch for, concerned about what to watch for as it may be other systemic disorders, i am 25 and am a XXXX of two year old girl. nice person HELP.
User :   please respond
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   let me read
User :   ok Hi!
Doctor :   what symptoms do you have ?
User :   ok hi im back
User :   for a few months now i have started to feel uneasy in my body like something might just jump right when i fall asleep, feel undeasy one day i got dizzy hands turned tingly then paralyzed it was scary about a month and a half ago i was taking an anto anxiety even though i dont think i have anxiety
Doctor :   ok
User :   so i take ativan twice a day morning and night just to ward off those feelings the normal tests sre taken and come back normal
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i feel like there is something underlying hurting inside it all started with a terrible pain in my side one night, jan 1 2010, then it spiraled downward now i have had this PAINFUL iritis for weeks and the medicine the nurse of the opthamologist said the pain would stop, it hasnt
User :   i have also been having this feeling of air hunger than has gotten better, but has been scary as i am in good health only 25 average weight no existing probs but started feeling like i wasnt getting enough air which can be scary
Doctor :   iritis for weeks and what about your vision ?
User :   it is very cloudy and dull
Doctor :   what does the ophthalmologist say about the cause for iritis
User :   thyroid nodules have disappeared in 2 months or are fundtioning i was told, i went in jan because of not breathing right feeling like choking and found nodules after thyroiid scan they are gone
User :   he is a XXXX(graduate) and did not ask about the cause did not tell me or ask, i plan on trying to see him tomorrow
User :   the doctors in my area take a long time to get to the bottom of something and i needed some expertise maybe ideas on if i have lupus or something
User :   he prescribed me prednisolone and another one clorogyl 2%
Doctor :   there are many conditions where the iritis is part of the systemic disorder. it need not be lupus
User :   said the pain would be no more but it is and hurts stings bad at night
User :   Right, i understand that, but as I stated for the last few months I have been telling docs my symptoms many wierd ones, and it feels like going nowhere i do not know what to expect with iritis can u tell me some of the more common systemic disorders with iritis?
Doctor :   disorders where iritis can develop or found is as follows
User :   thank you
Doctor :   rheumatoid arthritis
Doctor :   bechets disease
Doctor :   crohns disease
Doctor :   reactive arthritis
Doctor :   non specific iridiocyclitis
User :   thank you i will try and do research and help my doctor to help me
User :   30 sec
Doctor :   ankylosing spondolitis
Doctor :   ulcerative colitis
User :   that sounds like me
Doctor :   systemic sclerosis
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