A 26-year-old female asked:
Can lupus cause malabsorption when not treated? i jut got a message from my doc saying "strongly specific to lupus" could this be the answer to it all the p.o.t.s and weight loss/malabsorption
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Go back to doctor: You need to sit down and have a face to face chat with your doctor who will be happy to explain to you in detail whether or not you actually have sle and whether or not it is directly responsible for your malabsorption syndrome, which is quite possible. Without seeing you cannot diagnose this.
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Pediatrics 21 years experience
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Last updated Mar 16, 2015
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