Sarcoidosis

About- Sarcoidosis is the growth of tiny collections of inflammatory cells mostly on the lungs, lymph nodes, eyes, and skin.
Symptoms-
Signs and symptoms of 
Sarcoidosis vary depending on the affected organs  
 
Common symptoms
 ‚ÄčAbdominal swelling
 Dry mouth syndrome
 Fatigue
 Fever
 Joint pain
 Nosebleeds
 Swollen lymph nodes
 Unexplained weight loss

Lung symptoms
 Shortness of breath
 Wheezing
 Chest pain
 A dry cough
 
Skin symptoms
 Skin Rashes 
 Reddish-purple bumps, usually located on the shins or ankles
 Sores on the nose, cheeks, and ears
 Nodules under the skin particularly around scars or tattoos
 Hair loss

Eye symptoms
 Blurred vision
 Burning sensation in the eyes
 Discharge from the eyes
 Dry eyes
 Eye pain
 Itchy eyes
 Red eye
 Sensitivity to light
 Vision loss

Heart symptoms
 Arrhythmias
 Chest pain
 Fainting
 Fatigue
 Palpitations
 Pulmonary edema
 Shortness of breath

Nervous system symptoms
 Headaches
 Hearing loss
 Seizures

Causes-
Doctors don't know the exact cause of 
Sarcoidosis. Gender, race, and genetic predisposition may develop the disease, which may be triggered by bacteria, viruses, dust or chemicals.
 
Specialists to visit
 Rheumatologist

 Pulmonologist
 Ophthalmologist
 Dermatologist

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References
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.webmd.com

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