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Lupus cause hip swelling and pain

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies: There are a lot of potential causes; usually it is some structural problem in these areas, or a radicular pain from a "pinched nerve" in the back, or ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos
Thoracic Surgery 19 years experience
Lupus: This is a possibility due to the generalized inflammation that SLE can cause
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Vasculitis: Small black spots on you finger tips could represent necrotic areas due to tissue damage to small blood vessels; either from inflammation of the blood... Read More
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 28 years experience
Yes: A common symptom of sle is arthritis or joint pain and swelling which can involve just one hand. Usually there will be other symptoms as well such mal... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Too many to answer!: If you have persistent pain, see your physician, who may refer you if needed to a "rheumatology" specialist if needed. There are over 100 types of inf... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 40 years experience
Lupus Diagnosed?: Have you already been diagnosed with lupus? If so, yes it could be a factor. If not, it is not very high on the list of possibilities by itself.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 26 years experience
Lupus flare: Lupus flare is diagnosed based on how you feel, doctor's exam and blood work as well. It is unlikely that what you are describing is a lupus flare. Be... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
See Rheumatologist: Your wife needs work up for autoimmune diseases. Sle will have other diagnosis features usually ANA positive and dsdna positive.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes: Any inflammation in the area drained by a lymph node can result in enlargement of the relevant node. Wish you good health.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la... Read More

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