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Question By Patient: How can someone contract an autoimmune disease?


Answer By Dr. Srinivasan

It is not fully understood and research is still on. It happens in individuals who are genetically susceptible triggered by an offending agent which could be a bacteria, virus, environmental toxins, drugs, food allergens, radiation, chemicals, hormonal to name a few. It is flu-like onset with fatigue followed by symptoms referable to the target organ, tissue or cell that is affected

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