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A 28-year-old female asked:

I have lupus &always get sick (start of flare)for atleast a day(sat) if i don't get enough sleep during work week. then sleep all day sat. common?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Lupus Therapy: Antimalarial drugs such as Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine are excellent alternatives for people with lupus who do not respond well to Ibuprofen or Aspirin (bayer aspirin, bufferin, ecotrin).Many people on antimalarial drugs experience significant relief of their symptoms, especially rashes, fatigue, and joint and muscle pains.
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Last updated Jun 25, 2014

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