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Can men have lupus and is it contageous?

Can men have lupus and is it contageous?

Yes / No: Yes men can have lupus. It is an auto-immune disease that can affect men and women but is more common in women. It affects various body areas such as skin, joints, kidneys, brain, etc. The disease is not contagious. More info available at lupus.Org. ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Is lupus contagious?

No: While the absolute cause of lupus is unknown, likely a combination of a genertic predisposition to develop autoimmune disease and some environmental trigger. It is not contagious. ...Read more

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Is lupus infectious or contagious? 

No: Sle (lupus) is an auto-immune disorder in which a person's immune system is reacting strongly against parts of his own body. Sle is not infectious and not contagious. It is believed to be partly genetic or familial (some people may be genetically more likely to get sle) and partly environmental (something happens in a person's life that sets off the auto-immune reaction). ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a question. Is lupus contagious?

See details: Lupus is never contagious. An underlying predisposition to the disease can be inherited. ...Read more

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Is systemic lupus erythematous contagious?

Is  systemic lupus erythematous contagious?

No: It is an autoimmune disease in which your body produces antibodies against your own body cells leading to organ damages if left untreated. It is not contagious. ...Read more

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Is sle(lupus) very contagious?

No: Lupus is not contagious, it is not caused by an infection. It is an autoimmune disease. ...Read more

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Could it be lupus erythematosus contagious when your partner have sexual contact?

Could it be lupus erythematosus contagious when your partner have sexual contact?

Absolutely not: Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease that is not caused by any infectious agent. You can't catch it from someone else. People with lupus have their own white blood cells attack their own body. If you somehow transferred their white blood cells into you, your body would recognize them as foreign and destroy them immediately. ...Read more

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Could it be lupus erythematosus contagious when you have sexual contact with your partner?

Absolutely not: Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease that is not caused by any infectious agent. You can't catch it from someone else. People with lupus have their own white blood cells attack their own body. If you somehow transferred their white blood cells into you, your body would recognize them as foreign and destroy them immediately. ...Read more

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How common is lupus in 21 year old men?

How common is lupus in 21 year old men?

Less common: Men get lupus less depending on the data. Nine times more in women than men and four times more on girls than boys. ...Read more

Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more


Contagious (Definition)

One is able to transmit an infection to another by ...Read more