A 36-year-old female asked:
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diagnosed with sle lupus! what is a average work hrs a week for a lupus patient with flare up, ie high fevers and mouth sores? how much rest is needed

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
SLE: This is dependent upon your condition as assessed by your treating doctor. Each patient will be different, but generally rest is important.
Answered on Nov 6, 2013
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Depends: Depends on how debilitated the person feels. Treatment should control the fever. Mouth sores should also be responsive.
Answered on Nov 23, 2013
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See a doctor: Need more history about predisposing factors, medications you are on, and so on. Strongly suggest you see a doctor asap.

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