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lupus and viral infections

A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
68 years experience Rheumatology
Not a virus yet: Systemic lupus erythematosis is an autoimmune disease where antibodies are directed at one`s own tissues including joints, skin, kidneys, lungs and ev ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Rest: During such a flareup when so much inflammation is present, i would not exert yourself but, instead, get plenty of rest and take the medications order ... Read More
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Dr. James Goodpaster
29 years experience Dentistry
Generally, yes: As long as it does not make the symptoms worse, light exercise may help improve the symptoms from the lupus attack - especially a mild one. If you ha ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Viral infections is a risk factor for:: Chronic fatigue syndrome, Cryoglobulinemia, Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, Gastroparesis, Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies, Intussusception, ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Viruses: The newborn is fortunate to have temporary immunity to many viral illnesses based on moms lifetime of experiences. This temporary immunity is passed t ... Read More
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A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Infants and toddlers may have many infections during the course of the year. Pulmicort is a type of inhaled steroid which can alleviate inflammation i ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Viral infections: There are hundreds of viral infections. Hiv, herpes, and so on.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Gastroenteritis: Noroviruses & Rotavirus.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
28 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Viral infections (epstein-barr virus, hepatitis virus, herpes virus), bacterial infections (strep throat, staph), fungal infections, respiratory infec ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
28 years experience Dermatology
Many types: Infection with viruses, bacteria, fungus, yeast, mycoplasma, parasites can all cause hives. Viruses include epstein-barr (mono), hepatitis, hiv, herpe ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
None: There is no good evidence that the change in season itself is causative of infection.

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