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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: You get the most from this site when you provide detailed information with any question. Simply citing Lupus as a label with no details about the issu ... 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.
Dr. Alfred Kim
16 years experience Rheumatology
Genes, environment: This answer will change as we know more about lupus. We believe that for a person to get lupus, from the limited genetic information we have now, abou ... Read More
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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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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: There are 11 diagnostic criteria for lupus. Google them.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Mckenna
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Multiple factors: The diagnosis of lupus is made based on a constellation of clinical and laboratory criteria. That is there are a number of pre-determined symptoms, p ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
Lupus: There are quite a few tests that we use to diagnose lupus along with a physical exam. Some of these tests are: antinuclear antibodies (ana), anti-sm ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most likely unknown: It's likely that lupus results from a combination of your genetics and your environment. It appears that people with an inherited predisposition for l ... Read More

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