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ankle leg swelling systemic lupus erythematosus

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
26 years experience Rheumatology
Lupus flare: Lupus flare is diagnosed based on how you feel, doctor's exam and blood work as well. It is unlikely that what you are describing is a lupus flare. Be ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Rheumatologist: Hi, is your swelling on one leg or both? Is your Echocardiogram recent? Also I don't see any medication to control your SLE on ur med list, you need t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
None: Diet and omega 3 fatty acids may help but there are no specific vitamin or herbal supplements for sle. Avoiding sugar and dairy is helpful for some pe ... Read More
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Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Ultrainflamx: Any autoimmune disease bring down constant t cell primed response is important so take all small things like sneezing runny nose or signs of inflammat ... Read More
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angus Worthing
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, but: Theoretically, a "reboot" of the immune system, ie a bone marrow transplant, could cure lupus, but this is risky enough that it is very rare. The best ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Autoimmune disease: A disease in which your body makes antibodies against your own cells. These antibodies cause destruction and inflammation which produce a wide variet ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
28 years experience Dermatology
Yes: A common symptom of sle is arthritis or joint pain and swelling which can involve just one hand. Usually there will be other symptoms as well such mal ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Unfortunately there: is not much that can be done for you over the internet. Go back to the health care provider that performed your hip operation and discuss your concern ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Joint swelling and inflammation can occur with lupus. I would advise a consult with a rheumatologist if she is not already seeing one.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sle: You may be goingthrough a flare up , you should contact your rheumatologist
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corey Fox
Dr. Corey Fox answered
30 years experience Podiatry
Yes: A diet high in carbohydrates can result in water retention, which can show as swelling of the ankles.
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