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A 44-year-old female asked:

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
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
No: More likely joint involvement which you should contact your rheumatologist for advice.

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Last updated May 3, 2016

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