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What do solar urticaria, gastroesophageal reflux disease, idiopathic urticaria, dry eyes and mouth indicate?

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Posted on Wed, 5 Sep 2018
Question: Hello my mother has a group of symptoms that do not seem to fit one disease.
The includes:
Solar Urticaria
Idiopathic Urticaria
Gastroesophageal reflux disease with esophagitis
Dry eye syndrome
Dry Mouth
Doctors have labeled all of her symptoms but can not seem to find the cause. Any help would be appreciated.
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (27 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Approach an Immunologist.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

All the symptoms may not fit into a symptom complex of a disease a few times.

There can be complications arising out of the symptoms complex of a disease. There can be single or more than one cause sometimes, a disease leading to more complications quickly.

I see there is dry skin, dry eye, dry mouth for your mother which are more related to autoimmune diseases or Lupus or scleroderma.

I suggest meeting a reputed Immunologist with Internal Medicine who can help understand the nature of the disease and fit into one or multiple causes.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Dr Suma Parinam
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What do solar urticaria, gastroesophageal reflux disease, idiopathic urticaria, dry eyes and mouth indicate?

Brief Answer: Approach an Immunologist. Detailed Answer: Hi, All the symptoms may not fit into a symptom complex of a disease a few times. There can be complications arising out of the symptoms complex of a disease. There can be single or more than one cause sometimes, a disease leading to more complications quickly. I see there is dry skin, dry eye, dry mouth for your mother which are more related to autoimmune diseases or Lupus or scleroderma. I suggest meeting a reputed Immunologist with Internal Medicine who can help understand the nature of the disease and fit into one or multiple causes. Hope I have answered your query. Take care Dr Suma Parinam