Symptoms of an autoimmune disease vary based on the disease and location of the abnormal immune response.
Symptoms that often occur with autoimmune diseases include:
Signs and tests
The health care provider will do a physical exam. Signs depend on the type of disease.
Tests that may be done to diagnose an autoimmune disorder may include:
- Antinuclear antibody tests
- Autoantibody tests
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate(ESR)