A 36-year-old female asked:
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i hv sle lupus & i want to return to my career which is a 40+ hrs a week.what can i do to get there quicker! don't want a relapse!

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Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Follow closely: Your surveillance and treatment schedules and contact your treating physician with any sudden changes. No guarantees, but you will likely be able to resume much of your regular activities.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It depends on a number of factors including disease activity, organ involvement and the severity of that involvement. Lupus is unpredictable but the better the disease control, the higher the chance you can lead the life you desire. I notice you are not taking Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) as one of your meds. Why is that?
Answered on Jun 30, 2014

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