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Prognosis of Behcet's Disease

Prognosis of Behcet's Disease: Lifelong. Remissions and recurrences. ...see also Overview of Behcet's Disease

Prognosis for Behcet's Disease: Behcet's disease is a lifelong disorder which proceeds over a long period of time in a series of remissions (lack of disease activity) and exacerbations (periods of active disease). (Source: excerpt from NINDS Behcet's Disease Information Page: NINDS) ... Most people with Behçet's disease can lead normal lives and control their symptoms with proper medicine, rest, and exercise. Doctors can use many medicines to relieve pain, treat symptoms, and prevent complications. When treatment is effective, flares usually become less frequent after 1 or 2 years. Many patients eventually enter a period of remission. In some people, however, treatment does not relieve symptoms, and gradually more serious symptoms such as eye disease may occur. Serious symptoms may appear months or years after the first signs of Behçet's disease. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Behcets Disease: NIAMS) ...see also Overview of Behcet's Disease

Complications:

Complications of Behcet's Disease may include:

Complications of Behcet's Disease from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Behcet's Disease.

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About prognosis:

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

 

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