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A 28-year-old member asked:

I have sle, should i tell my friends that i have it?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
Not contagious: You do not need to tell them if you prefer not to. However , of you wish to tell them you can provide them with info from lupus support group so they are educated and do not avoid you.
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
Rheumatology 21 years experience
Your choice: Just as with any personal information, you should consider who you want to tell, and why you want them to know.

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