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what is a lupus crisis

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: The symptoms of a lupus flare depend on the exact organ systems involved and the extent of the involvement.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: Cryofibrinogenemia is a complex illness with many side effects. You must discuss this in depth with your treating physician.
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Cortisol deficiency : With true adrenal insufficiency diagnosed by an endocrinologist, one would need to be taking cortisol replacement therapy. Nausea, abdominal pain, vom ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: this is one of the many blood tests used to diagnose lupus..you should consult your rheumatologist to have them run a full battery of tests
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Lupus tests: Many lupus tests are drawn for symptoms that are not specific for lupus. If you have butterfly rash, arthritis and anemia, then a positive lupus test ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Go the lupus foundation of america's website to find a support group for lupus patients near you. I think you would find this beneficial and you woul ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
None: lupus needs to be controlled with meds that treat the underlying inflammatory process, not with pain meds.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chiang
10 years experience Rheumatology
Not sure, I don't : think anyone knows for sure if its okay for sure. No study has been done on those supplement with SLE. I would recommend stay simple supplement with m ... 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
13 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
5 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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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
An autoimmune diseas: Lupus is an autoimmune disease where your immune systems turns on itself and starts attacking your body. There are four types: systemic, subacute cuta ... Read More
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