A member asked:

Just diagnosed w/lupus.only symptom i have is muscle & joint pain.blood tests say kidney & liver functions normal.can i eventually get other symptoms?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser answered

Specializes in Rheumatology

The most likely time to develop kidney disease or more serious issues is within the first 4 years of the diagnosis. That is why you need prriodic lab studies and should be under the care of a rheumatologist.

Answered Mar 23, 2015



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