A 44-year-old female asked:
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i have lupus. for 3 months i have had my hands swollen, not a lot but this morning it was more. is that a sign that kidney are not working properl?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: More likely joint involvement which you should contact your rheumatologist for advice.
Answered on May 3, 2016
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