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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Campbell
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Lupus is an auto-immune disorder that can affect various organs including the skin, joints, kidneys, brain, etc. Males and females can get lupus. Che ... Read More
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Dr. Kristi Kohl
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Women are more likely to have lupus but men can develop lupus as well. If you think you might have lupus, you need to make an appointment with your d ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Campbell
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes / No: Yes men can have lupus. It is an auto-immune disease that can affect men and women but is more common in women. It affects various body areas such a ... Read More
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes. No.: Autoimmune diseases such as lupus are more common in women but men also get lupus. No, lupus is not contagious.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Less common: Men get lupus less depending on the data. Nine times more in women than men and four times more on girls than boys.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Scarring: The individual lesion will scar and leave discoloration. He needs to be evaluated to determine if ot os limited to skin only. This will require blood ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Lubienski
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Survival may be limited but careful medical management may help for a long time. The other consideration for right now is evaluation for a cardiac ass ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
Need evaluation: There other things that can cause you forgetful besides lupus though it is more common than previously thought to have neurocognitive defects secondar ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
42 years experience Periodontics
Probably not: Without an open sore, ingesting the bactteria or a compromised immune system you probably would not get it even if his infection were active which it ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chukwuma Onyeije
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Autoimmune disease: Everyone’s body has an immune system which is intended to fight infection. Autoimmune disorders occur when someone’s immune system attacks their bodie ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Autoimmune disease: Lupus (or sle or systemic lupus erythematosus) is an autoimmune disease that can cause many symptoms including joint pains, kidney disease, rashes, bl ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amanda Xi
Dr. Amanda Xi answered
6 years experience General Practice
Inflammatory disease: Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease [instead of your body fighting germs or bacteria, it starts to attack healthy cells] with unknown cause.
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