How do I manage my Wegener's granulomatosis on a daily basis?

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To manage your 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 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 Wegener's granulomatosis support groups beneficial.

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Wegeners Granulomatosis

This rare disorder inflames the blood vessels, restricting blood flow to the upper respiratory tract, lungs, kidneys and other organs. No one knows what causes Wegeners granulomatosis. Although this disorder can be fatal, commonly ...

through kidney failure, early diagnosis and treatment can lead to a full recovery. Symptoms include nosebleeds, sinus pain, ear infections, a constantly runny nose, achy joints, skin sores, fever, weakness and loss of appetite. Treatment includes corticosteroids and immunosuppressive drugs, plus supplements such as folic acid.
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