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can lupus cause low blood pressure and lightheadedness

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Lupus etc is a systemic autoimmune disease affecting every part and organ of the body. So yes it is possible. See your doctor
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
16 years experience General Practice
Lupus affects kidney: Lupus is an auto-immune disease that may have effects on almost all the body systems. It is well-known to affect the kidneys, which could then lead to ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience Bariatrics
To differentiate : In prerenal failure like from dehydration sodium will be too low in the urine.In true renal failure like that can happen in Lupus you will not be able ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
POTS and sodium: Excreting less than 124 mmol per 24 hours of sodium in the urine predicts if you will respond favorably to salt supplementation. One also is advised t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Especially in upright position. The low BP may decrease perfusion and oxygenation of the brain
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
NOT cause and effect: Both due to same underlying cause.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
NO: Low blood pressure causes no symptoms until it reaches a critical level - then it causes dizziness. If it continues to drop, it causes nausea and then ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Untreated hypothyroidism can cause low BP and even coma.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Hypothyroidism : Not usually related to high bp.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Both: Both can cause both, buts its good medicne to exclude organic causes first before you blame your hypertension on anxiety.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
It can: Prednisone is an oral corticosteroid and is associated with increased intraocular pressure (glaucoma) and generalized rise in blood pressure as well. ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Many causes: Need full work up. Low BP can be autonomic nervous dysfunction such as vasodepressor syndrome, vasovagal, heart block, adrenal gland abnormalities, ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Not likely: Severe vitamin d deficiency may cause muscle weakness but is not likely to cause dizziness. Vitamin d may protect somewhat against high blood pressur ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Many things: If you have no symptoms then there is no worry. If you have symptoms you could be going into shock, adrenal insufficiency, dehydration, etc. See your ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Kagan
30 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: No.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
38 years experience Cardiology
Multiple: Lots of reasons. Please see a doctor.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Ulcers, like stomach ulcers, can lead to bleeding and anemia which can be asssociated with low blood pressure.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Shenkir
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) or high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) both affect mental status, and can affect balance. You could certainly attribute di ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The only exception is in the case of severe hemorrhage from a sudden traumatic event.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Low blood pressure: Low blood pressure is a common feature of adrenal insufficiency. Overtreatment with too high a dose of steroids can lead to high blood pressure.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Absolutely: Actually one of the most common causes for headache. If any other symptoms: blurred vision, nausea, chest pain and depending upon how high is the bloo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Buck Parker
16 years experience General Surgery
Go to ER: The blood pressure does not cause this but its possible your pressure is up due to underlying cardiovascular disease. This can cause fatigue and ches ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sumana Gangi
23 years experience Endocrinology
Hypoglycemia: Fluodrocortidone doesnt cause hypoglycemia.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Both underactive and overactive.
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