The goals of treatment are to:
Which treatments are used depends on the specific disease and your symptoms.
Some patients may need supplements to replace a hormone or vitamin that the body is lacking. Examples include thyroid supplements, vitamins such as B12, or insulin injections.
If the autoimmune disorder affects the blood, you may need blood transfusions.
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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