Prognosis of Autoimmune diseases


About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Autoimmune diseases usually refers to the likely outcome of Autoimmune diseases. The prognosis of Autoimmune diseases may include the duration of Autoimmune diseases, chances of complications of Autoimmune diseases, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Autoimmune diseases, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Autoimmune diseases. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Prognosis for Autoimmune diseases: Although autoimmune diseases are chronic, the course they take is unpredictable. A doctor cannot foresee what will happen to the patient based on how the disease starts. Patients should be monitored closely by their doctors so environmental factors or triggers that may worsen the disease can be discussed and avoided and new medical therapy can be started as soon as possible. Frequent visits to a doctor are important in order for the physician to manage complex treatment regimens and watch for medication side effects. 1

1. excerpt from Understanding Autoimmune Disease: NIAID

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