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Can Costochondritis Be A Symptom Of Lupus
As a lupus patient who has a lot of chest pain, how do I tell the difference between pericarditis and costochondritis?
Can you explain in detail rosacea. I had thought it was just a skin disease per se. So is it related to lupus or a symptom of lupus?
Rare if possible: Temporal arteries is an inflammatory vasculitis that can obliterate the head blood vessels like the temporal artery (large sized). Systemic lupus can cause vasculitis & more often involves smaller caliber vessels in the kidneys, finger tips and organs. Medium sized arteries are rarely affected, & large vessels are not involved in lupus. Read more
Learning more: A recent publication in the journal of allergy and clinical immunology described a subset of patients with eosinophilic esophagitis who have connective tissue disease. Musculoskeletal pain and hypermobility of the joints were described in these patients. We hope to learn more and more is further research gives us more answers. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have costochondritis, suddenly finding it difficult to breath, is this normal? Its worrying as I haven't had this symptom previous nights
Experiencing lupus like symptoms for 15 years. Tested negative. On gfcf diet. Helped for a while. Symptom back & dr is brushing me off. What can I do?
Tertiary center: You should go to a medical school center near you and get a thorough work-up by a rheumatologist there. Read more
Was in restroom and the ceiling felt like it was tilted when I looked at it. Is this a symptom of vertigo and could lupus cause that?
Vertigo: Not usually related to lupus.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm going for a consult for Lasik in 2 days. I was diagnosed with Lupus in 1993 and symptom-free and no meds since 1996. Can I have Lasik?
LASIK: I would leave that up to the operating ophthalmologist. They will advise you about their experience with lupus patients. I would get a few opinions. Make sure urge the surgeon has a wealth of experience in these types of patients. Ask them specifically how many they have done in lupus. Good luck. Feel better! Read more
Itchiness with Costochondritis?? There's a deep itching inside my chest and around my ribs where I am affected by costochondritis. I haven't heard anyone else report this symptom. Any advice?
Can be.: Lupus is a systemic inflammatory condition, SLE most often harms the heart, joints, skin, lungs, blood vessels, liver, kidneys, and nervous system. Nervous system is in charge of muscle tics and fasciculations. It can be a symptom. It could also be caused by something else. Just depends if the lupus hit the nervous system or not. Read more
I have lupus (newly disagnoised) I have pain in the top of my leg as if I have been punched and it hurts when I walk is this another symptom of lupus?
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