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Is it possible for lupus to cause mental instability?

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Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 69 years experience
Yes: Central nervous system lupus can cause many problems including seizures, psychosis and stroke. Any of these are serious and need to be treated by a Rheumatologist. Also many drugs used to treat.Lupus, particularly corticosteroids and even NSAIDS. Discuss this with your Rheumatologist.
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