You Know You Have FCAS When…

Familial Cold Auto-Inflammatory Syndrome is a very rare condition; set apart even from other hereditary periodic fevers.

These unique traits are something that patients with FCAS are all too familiar with. Check out these  five descriptors of the FCAS experience.

1.  It’s something you’ve dealt with from a very young age

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2. Your eyes often hurt when you have an attack

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3.  You get a fever/rash when you’re cold

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4. It runs in your family

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5. You typically have to wait around 24 hours for an attack to be over

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Read more about FCAS here.

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