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How do I manage my granulomatosis with polyangiitis on a daily basis?

To manage your granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), formerly known as Wegener's granulomatosis, on a daily basis, take your medications as directed by your doctor. Learn as much as you can about the disease so that you can recognize symptoms of a relapse. Your doctor may also recommend that you test your urine for early indicators that the disease has returned. You may want to consider speaking with a counselor or therapist. Some families may find GPA support groups beneficial.

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