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can you please define lupus and what does it do to the body?

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
Lupus : Lupus is an autoimmune disease (where your immune system attacks your body) that can affect various organs of your body. There are systemic, discoid, drug-induced, and subacute cutanous forms. Check out the lupus foundations website for more details and if you are not seeing a rheumatologist at this time, please consider seeing one if you have been told that you may have lupus. Hope that helps.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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