Doctor insights on:
710 Lupus Life
Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...Read more
Depends: Two possible types of problems could be effects of lupus, including risks if recurrent infection, organ damage or heart disease; or side effects of medicines like Prednisone or nsaids. Close follow-up with a rheumatologist is important to avoid these problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Coping with a chronic disease is always important. There may be limitations but the majority of my patients lead a great life. The treatment needs to be tailored to the involvement and needs of the person with lupus. The person with lupus needs to take charge. People with lupus are normal people who happen to have lupus. This should be the guideline but personal responsibility is tops. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you suggest if i had come up positive. I share some of the symptoms of lupus. How hard will my life be if I have lupus?
If someone doesn't have Lupus in his past life.Why is it suddenly comes on at age 36?Is it a switch in the body turn on coincidently?Is it environment
Perhaps: Autoimmune diseases such as lupus are considered conditions from impairment in immune regulation (which tends to worsen as we age). Sun exposure has been known to trigger a lupus exacerbation but is not a cause. Perhaps environmental factors may have something to do with it but we have little knowledge of that. Increased abdominal fat many add to the inflammation. Female hormone may play a role. ...Read more
Depends: SLE (systemic lupus Erythematosis) starting at age 60 is usually milder than starting at age 25. This is based on an average disease severity. There have always been younger patients with mild disease and older patients with severe disease. Most of the time even severe life threatening parts of SLE can be controlled. Talk with your rheumatologist about your symptoms and your risk. Good luck ...Read more
What is your thoughts on the life expectency for someone having both multiple sclorosis and lupus ?
Not certain: Each person has to be individualized. Your sle and ms may have nothing to do with your life expectancy. ...Read more
I have lupus and luckily it's well controlled with plaquenil and life style changes. Will it stay this way or is it unpredictable?
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Average life expectancy with lupus
- Life expectancy of lupus
- Does lupus shorten your life?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Lupus disease life expectancy
- Systemic lupus erythematosus life expectancy
- Life expectancy lupus patients
- 710 lupus
- Talk to a rheumatologist online for free