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Can Parasites Cause Lupus
Absolutely. As an: auto(self)immune(complex internal system which best protects from cancer, viruses, fungi & bacteria), any portion of the body can be targeted resulting in what ever consequences. Commonly, the arterial/capillary system is involved in the self-attacks. Since all the cells of our bodies are dependant on blood supply, they can all be damaged/die even if not attacked as a direct target of the disease. ...Read more
Yes: It certainly can and chest pain from pleurisy (inflammation of the pleura or lining of the lungs) is one of the diagnostic criteria for lupus. Of course there are many reasons for chest pain in patients with and without lupus, so see your primary care physician for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Accutane: because so many people on vitamin A derivative drugs like ISOretinoic acid develop lupus, a correlation has been postulated but not proven. Accutane may also be linked with inflammatory bowel disease, birth defects, suicide, and depression. You are best off consulting with your doctor or legal advisor. Good luck ...Read more
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