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A 40-year-old female asked:

Had laparoscopic surgery 3 weeks ago. also have lupus. on plaquenil and controlled. now having entire body aches, severe, nausea, malaise. no cough, no fevers. could this be a lupus flare from the surgery?

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Dr. Steven Simon
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See your Dr.: You assuming this is a lupus flare, which may be correct, but there are other possible causes which should be explored as well. Call your surgeon to discuss this event. Stress may contribute to your flares.

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Last updated Jan 5, 2020

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