Common "Vasculitis" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Inflammation of the blood vessels that results in thickening of the walls, thereby reducing the width of the blood vessel, is called vasculitis. It leads to organ and tissue damage. In general, it manifests symptoms like fever, fatigue, loss of weight, body aches, and headache. However, it can also cause abdominal pain, ulcers, perforations, ringing sensation in the ears, abrupt hearing loss, double vision, blindness, numbness and fatigue in the extremities, red spots on the skin, shortness of breath, etc., if it affects specific organs. Loss of vision, aneurysm, organ damage, and recurrent infections are the complications associated with vasculitis.

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How to reduce the pain caused by cutaneous vasculitis?

Query: Hi doctor,My 18-year-old daughter has cutaneous vasculitis, which mainly covers her lower legs, according to the ER doctor and family doctor as of 3 weeks ago. She is so miserable. I have had to keep her home from school and let her put her feet up. When she goes to school or is on her feet for any ...  Read Full »

Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your history. It seems a bit weird that no one is starting the treatment yet. Firstly, with vasculitis, one needs to see if it is limited only to the skin or the internal organs as well. We need to see her blood routine, urine routine, and a chest x-...  Read Full »

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