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Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune diseases are caused by an inappropriate response of your immune system, where the immune system attacks healthy cells. There are over 75 types of autoimmune disorders, and the type of disorder dictates symptoms and diagnosis. In many cases, early symptoms of an autoimmune disorder are lethargy, low-grade fevers and body aches.

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So What Exactly Is Appendicitis?

By DuPage Medical Group Surgery

Those lower abdominal pains might be more than cramps or a stomach ache.

Topics and Subtopics: Autoimmune Diseases

Joint Pain

By Dr. Richman

My hands hurt. Why is this and what should I do?

Topics and Subtopics: Autoimmune Diseases & Joints & Tissue

Frustrating Hearing: Ménière's Disease

By DuPage Medical Group Otolaryngology

Ménière's disease is an abnormality of the inner ear causing a host of symptoms, including vertigo or severe dizziness, tinnitus or a roaring sound in the ears, fluctuating hearing loss, and the sensation of pressure or pain in the affected ear. The disorder usually affects only one ear and is a common cause of hearing loss. Named after French physician Prosper Ménière who first described the syndrome in 1861.

Topics and Subtopics: Autoimmune Diseases & Ear, Nose, & Throat

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