How do other illnesses affect granulomatosis with polyangiitis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Some of the medications used to fight granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), formerly known as Wegener's granulomatosis, may suppress the immune system. In these cases, your risk for developing severe infection is increased. Try to maintain a healthy lifestyle and avoid situations that may make you ill.

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