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what type of doctor treats lupus nephritis?

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Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Nephrologist: A kidney doctor should primarily treat a lupus patient who has kidney involvement. In certain situations, a rheumatologist can treat this condition.
Answered on Feb 22, 2017
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Lupus Nephritis: A nephrologist (kidney doctor) would be the recommendation.
Answered on Mar 21, 2013
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
NEPHROLOGIST: KIDNEY SPECALIST(NEPHROLOGIST)
Answered on Jan 18, 2015

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