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2 IgA results of low 50's I have lupus, I experience swollen painful lymph nodes, painful breathing etc can low IgA cause symptoms, what should I do?

2 IgA results of low 50's I have lupus, I experience swollen painful lymph nodes, painful breathing etc can low IgA cause symptoms, what should I do?

No: This would not have accounted for your symptoms. Make sure you get a lung function test to find out whether asthma is the only cause for your breathing impairment . Another remote possibility is a drug reaction from the many drugs you have been taking to control your autoimmune disorder. If your rheumatologist can't help you, get a 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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I have lupus, 3 days ago got very swollen with white under Lt side of tongue. Now have small red lesion spots on body, cause? Lupus? Measles?

I have lupus, 3 days ago got very swollen with white  under Lt side of tongue. Now have small red lesion spots on body, cause? Lupus? Measles?

Lupus: Your symptoms are part of the multiplicity of symptoms that lupus can manifest. Talk to your doc and a rheumatologist . Take a look at this also: http://www.healthline.com/health/lupus/effects-on-body ...Read more

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+lupus/sjogrens. Get frequent moments where my brain feels swollen & i'm confused.Prednisone always clears it up but md doesn't know true cause. ?

+lupus/sjogrens. Get frequent moments where my brain feels swollen & i'm confused.Prednisone always clears it up but md doesn't know true cause. ?

Difficult to say.: True cause may never be known. If the rheumatologist doesn't know it is unlikely we will know. Since pred seems to clear it up i suspect it is related to the sle/sjogren's. ...Read more

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Non viral causes of high monocytes 16%? 4 y/o w/Symptoms: recurring fever, cyanosis, joint pain, no appetite, swollen lymph nodes. FH of JRA & Lupus.

Non viral causes of high monocytes 16%? 4 y/o w/Symptoms: recurring fever, cyanosis, joint pain, no appetite, swollen lymph nodes. FH of JRA & Lupus.

Not the key: As a pathologist and lab specialist, I would discourage you from paying any attention at all to percentages, or to monocytes unless the absolute count is well over 1000. Sounds like a JRA variant if it is clear there is no heart defect or endocarditis ...Read more

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I'm 26 & am anemic with lupus...Why do I wake up with my facr swollen every morning.

I'm 26 & am anemic with lupus...Why do I wake up with my facr swollen every morning.

Lupus : Lupus affects multiple organs and is a systemic disease. Facial swelling should be analysed in conjuntion with over all clinical picure . It could be due to several reasons based on target organ or system involvement in lupus which include heart , pulmonary atreies, kidneys , small blood vessel inflammation , anemia, skin etc. Fu with a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What happens after you get swollen knees for lupus? I have about 4 days and it hertz I am very dizzy too

What happens after you get swollen knees for lupus? I have about 4 days and it hertz I am very dizzy too

See rheuma: If you have SLE and low blood pressure then with active arthritis and dizziness, you need to check with your rheumatologist immediately. Brain involvement is a serious matter in SLE and thus you have no time to wait. ...Read more