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Medicine for lupus erythematosus

A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 26 years experience
Hydroxychloroquine : There is no association between your past history of malaria and recent diagnosis of discoid lupus. Hydroxychloroquine and similar medication has the ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Autoimmune: Systemic lupus erythematosus is an auto immune illness. This means people have a immume response against themselves and their own tissues. The hallmar... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Sometimes.: Sle is generally treated with good response, but unfortunately it is sometimes fatal.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
SYST LUPUS ERYTHROMA: Sle is considered incurable but treatable, so you have to be under care of your md/rhumatologist all life.In 50s patients lived less than five years.B... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Probably not: Since your genes may well render the baby at a higher risk of developing an autoimmune disease, I'd prefer that you don't. However it would be a diff... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
Dermatology 21 years experience
Lupus: Lupus can be associated with internal problems including problems with the kidneys, sores in the mouth, hair loss and other issues. Pmle involves the ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
An auto immune disea: Systemic lupus is a auto immune disease that can affect any part of the body.The immune system of the patient attacks its own body cells and tissues, ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
Dermatology 21 years experience
Autoimmune : Lupus is an autoimmune condition in which antibodies are made against your own body. Sun can trigger a flareup of rashes associated with lupus. Pmle o... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 28 years experience
Numerous genes: There are multiple genes found as the cause of lupus. One is a mutation in the trex1 gene. Other genes include: blk, itgam, pxk, kiaa1542, rs10798269... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
No cure but ...: Lupus cannot be cured but the symptoms can often be controlled. In the 1950s, 60% of lupus patients died within five years. Now, more than 90% survive... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Positive ANA and...: Positive ANA and a positive double stranded dna antibody titer of significance. This coupled with clinical criteria is the least required for diagno... Read More