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A 39-year-old female asked:

I have lupus & have bad respiratory virus. i have had body aches, severe fatigue, cough, etc.missed week of work.possible lupus flare from virus?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Possible: There is a terrible respiratory illness going around the Milwaukee area but often has responded to the Z pal depending on symptoms. In your case without more history and exam hard to tell if you have a lupus flare but I can tell you in normal people this illness can knock them out for over a week. You would best see a doc!! Hope you fee better real soon!!

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Last updated Dec 27, 2015

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