You can't prevent vasculitis. However, treatment can help prevent or delay the complications of vasculitis.
People who have severe vasculitis are treated with prescription medicines. Rarely, surgery may be done. People who have mild vasculitis may find relief with over-the-counter pain medicines, such as acetaminophen, aspirin, ibuprofen, or naproxen.
For more information about vasculitis treatments, go to "How Is Vasculitis Treated?"
Clinical trials are research studies that explore whether a medical strategy, treatment, or device is safe and effective for humans. To find clinical trials that are currently underway for Vasculitis, visit www.clinicaltrials.gov.
November 20, 2013
Gary H. Gibbons
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