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is headache, front a symptom of lupus

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
YES: CNS lupus is serious. Not all lupus patients get cerebral symptoms but still there are many grades of CNS lupus. If you just have symptoms but not C ... Read More
Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience Rheumatology
Yes to symptoms: There are very many symptoms of CNS lupus and vertigo and headaches are common features. V cns disease and kidney disease are two of the more seriou ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not: Typical initial symptoms of lupus. Is you headache on one side and pounding ? Does light or sound make it worse? You may be in a bad cycle of migrain ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: A BP of 100/60 is not really low and has no relationship to the positive blood tests. Headaches are also unrelated to lupus. It sound as if anxiety ma ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
These are not: specific to autoimmune disease. Lupus would have specific and fairly severe and quite noticeable symptoms. http://www.lupus.org/answers/entry/what-is ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience Pediatrics
Lupus: Positive ANA tests are often seen in hashimotos disease which causes a lot of the symptoms you described. It's autoimmune thyroid disorder. Check your ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: If you have not seen a rheumatologist, you may want to see one to confirm.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: The symptoms you describe are unrelated to lupus or any autoimmune disease.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Not really!: Back pain is not a typical feature of sle. You may have another disease with chemical markers for sle, or another problem causing your back discomfor ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos
18 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Lupus: This is a possibility due to the generalized inflammation that SLE can cause
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Daily headaches: Yes, the inflammation of the blood vessels can cause this.
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