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I have lupus antigolment present and I have last 3 month before miscarriaged this broblem how to cure lupus?

I have lupus antigolment present and I have last 3 month before miscarriaged this broblem how to cure lupus?

See details.: There is no cure for lupus. You do not say if you are currently taking an anticoagulant but you will need to be on one if you become pregnant again. You should also be taking Hydroxychloroquine on a regular basis to control.Your lupus and guard against future complications. ...Read more

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Definition)

Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...Read more


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How long will drug-induced lupus last?

Different types: There're different types of drug-induced lupus. The common thread is that if the offending drug is stopped usuall the lupus will resolve eventually. There're occasional exceptions. ...Read more

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How long does drug-induced lupus last, after you stop the drug?

How long does drug-induced lupus last, after you stop the drug?

Variable: May disappear once medication and its metabolites eliminated from body or may occasionally be permanent. ...Read more

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What could cause my INR to be 1.9 last week, and 4.4 this week with no diet or medication changes? Can lupus anticoag. Do it?

What could cause my INR to be 1.9 last week, and 4.4 this week with no diet or medication changes?  Can lupus anticoag. Do it?

Changing INR : It is relatively common for inr to change even though a person keeps taking the same dose of Coumadin and is careful with diet, taking the same amount of green foods (salads, green vegetables). Lupus antibodies do raise inr but unless there is a change in the level of lupus antibodies, it would not affect the inr. Some individuals have a very labile (changing) inr for no apparent reason. ...Read more

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I have classic lupus symptoms, worse over time. I had a + ANA test last year. It's normal this year. Could I still have lupus? What else mimics lupus?

I have classic lupus symptoms, worse over time. I had a + ANA test last year. It's normal this year. Could I still have lupus? What else mimics lupus?

The ANA? False?: The ANA is moot. There are however discrete clinical criteria for the DX of lupus. Do you have them? The test most specific for lupus is double stranded dna antibodies. I suspect you do not ha be sle. It has many mimics. See a rheumatogist. Some trained well in rheumatology would not diagnose you with the information you have given! ...Read more

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Re:lupus, recently my C3 is low and C4 is low but where i had 0 for anti_dsdna my last lab showed 10 is my lupus active again?

See details: Low c3 and c4 levels by themselves do not have much clinical significance. They and your dna levels does not determine the activity of the lupus. Discuss these issues with your rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Do I have a higher risk for miscarriage with lupus (sle) and being rh- . Last misscarige i got the Rh shot same day i had bleeding and it didn't work?

Do I have a higher risk for miscarriage with lupus (sle) and being rh- . Last misscarige i got the Rh shot same day i had bleeding and it didn't work?

Yes: You do with lupus but not with being rh negative. The only time you do with bein rh negative is if you have beed sensitized due to isomimunization. ...Read more

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My dr did an echo f/u as my last one showed "low-normal"EF, I have dysautonomia & lupus, should I be worried? what are the symptoms of failing heart

My dr did an echo f/u as my last one showed "low-normal"EF, I have dysautonomia & lupus, should I be worried? what are the symptoms of failing heart

Ask your doctor: Your doctor is your best source of information regarding your recent echo. In general, heart failure can cause fatigue, swelling in the legs (edema), shortness of breath. ...Read more

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