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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Peripheral neuritis: Tori, this may or may not relate to the lupus. Lots of people have little sensitive places on the skin that can at times be painful and at times can ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Lupus treatment : Don't panic ! Most people with lupus live full, active lives. Your temperature is normal. There are medications that can help the symptoms and your do ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheeja Francis
20 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: Should see your doctor asap to assess for lupus flare or an infection.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Many causes: Could still have coronary artery disease depending on the pattern although not typical. You describe a now constant pain with a normal stress test in ... Read More
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Dr. Timothy Durkee
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It could: Lupus is best diagnosed by a rheumatologist and involves a combination of both symptoms and laboratory tests, which as you note, test for autoimmune a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It occurs in about 1 in 700 Caucasian women and 1 in 300 African American women.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Genetic 2/3 envr 1/3: There are genetic forces in about 2/3 of people and environmental factors in1/3.
A male asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
No: Lupus in all its various presentations is treatable but it is not curable nor reversible. In some cases, lupus may go into remission but if it does go ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Somewhat hereditary?: Sle (lupus) is an auto-immune disorder in which a person's immune system is reacting strongly against parts of his own body. The inflammation from the ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Fehr
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Lupus: Systemic lupus is an autoimmune condition which is best dealt with a rheumatologist or an oncolologist. This can be a very serious problem and i recco ... Read More
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