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Episode of anterior uveitis. Why do I experience dizziness? Should I worry for my brother contracting it?

I am in the middle of my fourth episode of anterior uveitis . I have some curious other symptoms that have come and gone over the years. During my last recurrence, I experienced dizziness and what I can only describe as warm water sensations on my leg, as if something spilled on me. Doctors have ruled out rheumatoid arthritis , sarcoidosis , MS, Lyme disease , syphillis, etc. I m at a loss and so are my doctors. I don t know if it s worth noting or not, but my little brother has also has one major episode of uveitis. Thus far, it has not come back for him. Any ideas??
Asked On : Sat, 6 Oct 2012
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good evening. recurrent anterior uveitis is not so much of a common problem..but since you are gettin repeated episodes and your brother is having it too, I suggest you get HLA B27 gene checked for both of you. it can happen if that gene is positive and can accompany low backache and neck pain. recurrent episodes is an indication for treatment as it can threaten your vision. hope this information was useful.
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