A 31-year-old member asked:
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is sle(lupus) very contagious?

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Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
No: Lupus is not contagious, it is not caused by an infection. It is an autoimmune disease.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
SLE: Sle (lupus) is not a transmissible or contagious disease. You can't "catch it.".
Answered on Mar 28, 2013

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