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A 33-year-old female asked:

Is orthostatic intolerance common in people lupus or sjogrens?

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Neonatology 37 years experience
Uncommon: No specific increased risk of orthostasis was mentioned in standard descriptions of these illnesses, however, autoimmune illnesses can cause edema and third spacing with flare-ups, which will increase the risk of orthostasis greatly. I hope that helps
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