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Sarcoidosis is a disease that causes your immune system to overreact, which can lead to health issues. It can cause lung damage, skin rashes, and eye disease and can affect other organs of the body.

Learn About Sarcoidosis

What is sarcoidosis and is it serious? See what it means to have this disease.

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Sarcoidosis Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors

Many people with sarcoidosis think they have the flu or a respiratory infection. Learn how to identify signs and symptoms of sarcoidosis and factors that may increase your risk.

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Diagnosing & Treating Sarcoidosis

If you have sarcoidosis, you may have symptoms for several months to years before you're diagnosed. Find out what to expect from your doctor and how sarcoidosis is treated.

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Living with Sarcoidosis

If you've been diagnosed with sarcoidosis, you might feel anxious and unsure about your health or have symptoms that interfere with your daily routine. After you're diagnosed with sarcoidosis, it's important to find a specialist who has experience with sarcoidosis.

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Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis can be tricky to diagnose. It's often confused with other diseases when you first see your doctor. Making notes before your visit, as well as taking along a trusted family member or friend, can help you through the first appointment with your doctor.

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This content was developed in partnership with the CHEST Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American College of Chest Physicians.

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