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Doctor insights on: Can Lupus Cause Obesity

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

A condition in which a person has too much body fat, with a BMI greater than 30. This indicates the person is not in in good health. It is not the same as being overweight because weight can come from other things like muscle, bone, ...Read more


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Can lupus cause tooth resorption? Can lupus cause Crohn's disease?

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Can lupus cause tooth resorption? Can lupus cause Crohn's disease?

Definitely, no: The studies show that dentin is not recognized as a self structure by the immunologic system, being the component of the tooth makes it impossible. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Can stress cause lupus symptoms?

Can stress cause lupus symptoms?

Indirectly: Stress can cause lupus to flare or lupus symptoms to worsen. However, stress by itself cannot cause to lupus to develop. ...Read more

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Can sle cause chronic heartburn?

Can sle cause chronic heartburn?

Unlikely: Esophageal reflux is not a component of lupus but is common in the general population and can be a side effect of meds commonly used to treat lupus. ...Read more

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Can sle cause fibromyalgia?

Can sle cause fibromyalgia?

No: Sle does not cause fibromyalgia. However, they are both considered rheumatic diseases and can both occur in the same person. ...Read more

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Can lupus cause GI problems?

Can lupus cause GI problems?

Yes: There are several GI issues associated with lupus. The most significant issues are related to vasculitis of abdominal vessels. ...Read more

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Can endocrine problems cause osteoarthritis?

Can endocrine problems cause osteoarthritis?

Yes: Hypercortisilinemia can cause osteoarthritis. Hypoparathyroidism can lead to degenerative athritis. ...Read more

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Can chronic sleep loss cause cholestasis? Can it cause liver problems?

Can chronic sleep loss cause cholestasis?  Can it cause liver problems?

Not really.: Sleep loss is not known to cause liver disease or cholestasis. On the contrary, however, severe cholestasis can result in sleep loss, if the itching from the cholestasis makes it difficult to sleep. ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause acne problems?

Can diabetes cause acne problems?

Yes: If you already have an acne problem and your blood sugar control is poor, the germs on your skin and in the comedom just love to eat sugar and multiply. ...Read more

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Can lupus cause liver scarring?

Can lupus cause liver scarring?

No: Lupus is unlikely to involve the liver. If you have significant liver disease and a positive ANA look for other causes such as viral or autoimmune hepatitis. ...Read more

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We know that obesity can be a cause of diabetes, but can diabetes actually cause obesity?

We know that obesity can be a cause of diabetes, but can diabetes actually cause obesity?

Not directly: Diabetes per se does not directly cause weight gain but some drugs used to treat diabetes can cause weight gain. ...Read more

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Can nutritional problems cause scarring?

Can nutritional problems cause scarring?

Not usually: Vitamin c deficiency (scurvy) can cause weakness in wound healing and make scars more visible, but generally nutritional problems should not cause scarring to occur. ...Read more

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Can obesity cause a temper problemk?

Can obesity cause a temper problemk?

Its a circle: Depression frequently leads to inactivity and overeating (for self nurturing) which then leads to gaining weight which leads to a poorer self-image which leads to depression and so on. Irritibility is a classic sign of depression. ...Read more

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Can celiac disease cause vasculitis?

Can celiac disease cause vasculitis?

Almost never: Vasculitis complicating celiac disease has been described but is extremely rare, and is not the most likely cause of any symptoms you might be experiencing. ...Read more

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Can osteoarthritis cause tiredness?

Can osteoarthritis cause tiredness?

Osteoarthritis: Well it does cause pain and body has a way of dealing with painful movement by making you avoid it. Body will inhibit you from moving, slowing you down, and avoiding pain. Not exactly tiredness but I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can sjogrens cause dehydration?

Can sjogrens cause dehydration?

Not likely: Most probable explanation is dry mouth secondary to decreased saliva. This can make the person desperate for water, however it is not typically associated with true dehydration. ...Read more