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is sore throat a symptom of lupus

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
May have: May have a mild viral illness or your immune system is overactive enough to fight off the infection.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
It could be: It could be your lupus, but you could have an infection as well. See your doctor to be evaluated.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
24 years experience Rheumatology
Can be a few things : Some lupus patients get ulcers in the the mouth, throat and nose. Because of dryness and or immunosuppressive medications like prednisone, you may hav ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Parathyroid test: Not likely but discuss with your Dr who did test and with your Dr. They know you best.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes if infected: An ENT doc should evaluate this--if this is a chronic infection they will recommend removal.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Viral infection: Most of the time it's due to a viral infection. Strep infections do occur but are not as common, the patient is sicker with fever and malaise. Rarely ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly: Persistent post nasal drip from allergic rhinitis can cause a sore throat.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, most : People with tonsillitis experience a sore throat.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Yes, sore throat is a prominent symptom of tonsillitis.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, i can't diagnose the cause of your sore throat. It may be related to anxiety. Anxiety can lead to a sense that there is a lump in the throat an ... Read More

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