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is lupus a terminal illness

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Numerous ones: The specific disease mimmicked depend on the specific organ systems involved.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chiang
11 years experience Rheumatology
Short answer is yes: It is a very complication question, but it has been proven that one of the environmental factors that link with lupus is infection whether is virus or ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Support group: I am sure there is a foundation somewhere near your related to lupus. You should consider joining a support group which will likely provide you more p ... Read More
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Check out the the lupus foundation of america chapter in your state as they can provide you with online as well as local support groups.
Dr. Abby Caplin
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
Books on Coping: There are many books on coping with chronic illness. I hope you have already found them! rather than simply coping, i also like to find books that giv ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Not always: Raynaud's phenomenon is an exaggerated vascular response to cold temperature or stress. It is not specific to any disease & can be associated with a l ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Primary: immune deficiency is a possibility. In the presence of multiple autoimmune disorders it is still possible to have an immune deficit. See your docto ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Chronic illness is : Exhausting to deal with. Have you consider therapy? If might be a kind and good thing to do for yourself. We all need ways to refill our well when our ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need more info: One or two issues are not sufficient for a diagnosis of lupus. Visit this site for diagnostic criteria for lupus and then discuss the matter with your ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
2 ; 2: Sponge kidneys ; sjøgren's were present from birth although diagnosis of each may have been made when you reached adulthood. Lupus ; interstitial cyst ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
46 years experience Rheumatology
Very possible: Many auto immune diseases but especially lupus tend to flare and get worse in the postpartum period in some cases the disease first truly expresses it ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
68 years experience Rheumatology
HPV specialist: There may be more resistance to treatment of HPV with lupus and sjogrens syndrome. Since there are quite a few different treatments depending on locat ... Read More

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