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is melasma a symptom of systemic lupus erythematosus sle

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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Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
SLE treatment: Systemic lupus erythematosus (sle) is a long-term autoimmune disorder that may affect the skin, joints, kidneys, brain, and other organs. There is no ... 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 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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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Systemic lupus: Lupus erythematosus is a chronic inflammatory disease of unknown cause. The immune system attacks the patient's own body (autoimmunity) and can inflam ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Many: People with lupus may have joint pain, skin rashes, chest pain, heart probelms, hair loss, fingers changing color in the cold, rash in the sunshine ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Many but need doctor: The first thing to do is define your lupus, everyone with lupus is different.You need to contact your physician - see a rheumatologist, define yo ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
No cure but ...: Lupus cannot be cured but the symptoms can often be controlled. In the 1950s, 60% of lupus patients died within five years. Now, more than 90% survive ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Relatively rare: Relatively rare, although it can be produced by some medications.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
31 years experience Pediatrics
SLE: Is a systemic disease and is a form of vascullitis, which means that there is inflammation in the blood vessels as a result it is a multi-system disea ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
Thin skin: Thin area around the nose/cheeks is very sensitive to sun and the first to show sle signs.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Serious non-cancer: Lupus is a common multisystem autoimmune poorly-understood illness that is not cancer. It formerly killed many, if not most, of its victims. With to ... Read More

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