Sarcoidosis treatment of symptoms
Sarcoidosis - a systemic inflammatory disease which affect almost any organ (except in the adrenal glands), but mainly affects the lungs and thoracic lymph nodes.Most often this disease occurs in women between the ages of thirty to forty years.The frequency of reported cases of sarcoidosis was 20 per 100,000 population , and black race sick person is 15 times more often than whites.The disease occurs in acute and chronic forms of
symptoms of sarcoidosis
- Increased body temperature
- There does not stop the pain in the joints
- swollen lymph nodes
- Sometimes there may be paralysis of the facialnerve
- Appears fatigue and lack of appetite
Sarcoidosis in most cases affects the lungs (90%), but its symptoms can be identified only by means of X-rays, since the defeat of intrapulmonary lymph nodes does not cause virtually no external manifestations.Symptoms of lung disease: chest pain, dry cough, shortness of breath, sometimes ther
This form of the disease is developing quite smoothly and is shown only weakness and increasing shortness of breath.It is also characterized by the appearance of chronic fatigue, chest pain of different character
diagnosis of sarcoidosis
During a visual inspection can be observed nodular erythema, which is expressed by the presence of skin tight red knots (usually in the legs).On palpation of these bonds are painful enough, and after their final resorption, on the skin long enough there are patches of gray - purple.Also, thoroughly inspect the joints of the feet and hands, paying special attention to the small joints, as a result of inflammatory changes of the deformation is not typical.
In sarcoidosis inflammatory changes occur in the eyes, in the absence of adequate treatment can lead to blindness.It is also possible failure of internal organs (kidney, heart, liver, brain, etc.), Which is diagnosed using tomography.Enough effective results are obtained by microscopy of tissue enlarged lymph nodes
In the vast majority of cases, sarcoidosis goes without treatment, but severe course of illness appoint timely complete the treatment, based on the results of diagnostics of internal organs in a state of only qualifieddoctor.
most serious complications of sarcoidosis are deafness and respiratory failure.In such cases, the appointed glucocorticoids.Also prescribe antioxidants and aminoquinolines (Plaquenil and delagil).
In addition, you can use non-drug therapies:
- UHF - therapy
- reducing diets
primarily to prevent exacerbations of the disease need to follow a healthy lifestyle, the main criterionwhich should be a complete cessation of smoking.It is also possible to avoid contact with volatile toxic substances, gases and vapors, which can cause lung damage.It is necessary to significantly reduce the use of products with a high content of calcium.