Rated 5.0/5 based on 15 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Lupus And Cold Weather

Share
Dr. Thomas Namey
Board Certified
42 years in practice
67M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Adam Lewis
3 doctors shared insights

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


Dr. Thomas Namey
Board Certified
42 years in practice
67M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
4

4
Does rainy weather cause lupus joint pain to worsen?

Does rainy weather cause lupus joint pain to worsen?

Yes: A drop in barometric pressure, which occurs with storm fronts, can make any type of arthritis worse. This includes the joint pain from SLE. ...Read more

Engage with a doctor for a more personalized answer ›
5

5
What is the best climate for me. I have lupus scleroderma RA fibromyalgia and crest syndrome ?

What is the best climate for me. I have lupus scleroderma RA fibromyalgia and crest syndrome ?

The Mighty Vitamin D: You may do better in warmer climate closer tot he equator for 2 reasons: more vitamin D and more exercise . Receiving more sunlight would naturally raise your vitamin D levels. Adequate vitamin D is essential for fibromyalgia relief, and is a powerful anti-inflammatory.More exercise, especially light walking or yoga on the beach would add to the benefit of vitamin D. ...Read more

Engage with a doctor for a more personalized answer ›
Dr. Thomas Namey
Board Certified
42 years in practice
67M people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
Why when we feel the cold weather, hundreds of small dots appear on the skin till we use to the weather temperature?

Why when we feel the cold weather, hundreds of small dots appear on the skin till we use to the weather temperature?

Goosebumps!: These are goosebumps! goosebumps are a normal, natural way that the body uses to keep itself warm when it is cold. Goosebumps are caused by the hairs in the skin standing up straight, which helps save heat! the muscles attached to the base of the hair contract just like other muscles contract to cause shivering in an attempt to generate heat. ...Read more

Engage with a doctor for a more personalized answer ›
8

8
My friend sleeps most nights in a damp t-shirt will this make her sick especially in the cold weather?

My friend sleeps most nights in a damp t-shirt will this make her sick especially in the cold weather?

Not particularly: Hi, I'd have liked to know why she sleeps in damp Tshirt? Intentionally or does she sweat causing Tshirt to become damp? If weather is cold maybe it's still too warm for her indoors. Most people find it unpleasant and cold to wear/sleep in damp clothing and dampness may cause skin irritation/chaffing but it won't make her catch a cold or other infection if that's what you mean by ill. ...Read more

Engage with a doctor for a more personalized answer ›

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Thomas Namey
Board Certified, Rheumatology
42 years in practice
67M people helped
Continue
68,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook