A 52-year-old female asked:
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lupus multi organ serositis. how long does it take to get better/go away ? on prednisone, plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) and colcrys.

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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
No simple answer : Everyone with lupus has a different problem. Your physician will help guide you through this but some processes will take longer to control. There are also other therapeutic options besides the ones you are on. The rheumatologist will help clarify. Remember even if you have lupus you may also have other none lupus problems. I was told my patients thenormal person who has lupus and not everything that happens to you is lupus.
Answered on Aug 24, 2013
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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Lupus: Lupus is a chronic disease it means that could come back or sometimes the disease process takes a while to get controlled.
Answered on Aug 24, 2013

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