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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Each person differen: t one time it is said there are 1400 different types of lupus. It can be skin, blood vessel inflammation, mucus membranes, brain, lungs, heart, k ... Read More

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: Neuro findings on ct and MRI can be identical, as they can also be in sjogren's syndrome. Systemic lupus is the great mimicker!
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Sort this out ASAP: Lupus is one of the diseases that may mimic MS, and very critical to pin down correct diagnosis. I do not have sufficient information to guide this, ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Lim
33 years experience Pulmonology
May be confusion?: Lupus can affect the respiratory system in a variety of ways, but I am not clear what is meant by this phrase "lupus emphysema" and suspect that there ... Read More
Dr. Rada Ivanov
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Lupus and emphysema are two very different diseases. One can have both at the same time, and also sometimes either one of them may cause fibrotic, or ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Mouth sores!: Usually painless, but can hurt. Frequently associated with low white count. Systemic lupus is the great mimick!
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Painless ulcers: Mouth ulcers are sometimes the first signs of lupus and occur in 10-45 % of lupus patients. The are usually painless sores. Some lupus patients have g ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
37 years experience Rheumatology
Fibromyalgia : Lupus can cause almost any symptom so it often mimics other diseases. It is diagnosed by a list of clinical and lab criterea. It is best diagnosed ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
25 years experience Rheumatology
Variety of Symptoms: Lupus (sle) is an autoimmune disease that can effect essentially any organ in the body. Autoimmune means "friendly fire." the body's army is called t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amit Golding
19 years experience Rheumatology
SLE diagnosis: Systemic lupus erythematosus is best diagnosed by an experienced rheumatologist. It is an autoimmune disease. A high-titer ANA, >1:320 is both sens ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Coping with a chronic disease is always important. There may be limitations but the majority of my patients lead a great life. The treatment needs ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Top four: The top four symptoms are fatigue, joint pain, fevers, and skin rashes. Look for a fact sheet at www.Lupus.Org.
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