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Symptoms of lupus crisis?

Symptoms of lupus crisis?

It depends: The symptoms of a lupus flare depend on the exact organ systems involved and the extent of the involvement. ...Read more

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Tender Swollen Lump In Breast (Definition)

Breast Lump= a painful ...Read more


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What is main symptoms of lupus?

What is main symptoms of lupus?

Possible answer: Systemic symptoms are common. Fatigue, fever, and weight loss are typically present at some time during the course of the disease, occurring in 50 to 100 percent. Sometimes weight gain can occur from treatment w/prednisone, or kidney damage and salt retention. Lupus can affect a lot of organs such as the joints, mucus membranes, GI, lungs, heart, nerves, eyes, blood cells. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of lupus?

What are some symptoms of lupus?

See below: The symptoms of lupus are multiple and can't all be listed here. The more common problems include skin rashes, with the classic butterfly appearance of rash on the face, photosensitivity, joint pain and swelling, fevers, fatigue, mouth and nose sores, problems associated with the heart and lungs that can lead to chest pain and shortness of breath. Kidney problems that can be severe and many others. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of lupus disease?

What are symptoms of lupus disease?

Variety of Symptoms: Lupus (sle) is an autoimmune disease that can effect essentially any organ in the body. Autoimmune means "friendly fire." the body's army is called the immune system. When it gets confused and attacks the body it leads to autoimmune diseases. Common symptoms of sle include: fatigue, joint pain, rashes, mouth sores, dry eyes and mouth, and depression. Every sle patient has unique symptoms. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of lupus desease?

What are some symptoms of lupus desease?

Many things: Lupus can effect any organ, so many symptoms are possible with lupus. The most common are general symptoms of fatigue, malaise, low grade fevers, joint pain, and then specific organ symptoms such as rash, hair loss, arthritis, mouth ulcers, chest pain, breathing problems, lupus can be a very difficult disease to diagnosis because it has so many potential symptoms and presentations. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of non-specific lupus?

We don't use these: We don't use the term non-specific lupus. Your physican will evaluate you and possibly have you see a rheumatologist to clarify this. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of systemic lupus?  

What are the symptoms of systemic lupus?  

MULTI SYSTEM: Affects all organs of the body and need prednisone, antibiotics and immunosuppressants to treat. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms if you're suffering from lupus?

Every one differs: Every person with lupus is unique. It is like snowflakes and it depends what you snowflake is. There are a variety symptoms and medical findings people with lupus can have. You can find information at the website of the Lupus Foundation, you can see what criteria are used for gathering information on people with lupus. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for lupus and can u have just the lupis trate?

What are the symptoms for lupus and can u have just the lupis trate?

Many Sx:: Lupus is both a clinical and laboratory diagnosis. I have many people with some labs indicating sle, but virtually no symptoms or findings suggestive of actual disease. V the attached figure has the cardinal potential problems clinically associated with active lupus. Even if a patient of mine has serologic lupus with no disease, a place them on generic plaquenyl at the appropriate dose. ...Read more

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Signs and symptoms of lupus?

Signs and symptoms of lupus?

Variety of Symptoms: Lupus (sle) is an autoimmune disease that can effect essentially any organ in the body. Autoimmune means "friendly fire." the body's army is called the immune system. When it gets confused and attacks the body it leads to autoimmune diseases. Common symptoms of sle include: fatigue, joint pain, rashes, mouth sores, dry eyes and mouth, and depression. Every sle patient has unique symptoms. ...Read more

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Is chronic sinusitis a symptom of lupus?

Is chronic sinusitis a symptom of lupus?

Sometimes: With lupus, sometimes the immune system does not function properly and one can end up with recurrent sinus infections. There are many more common causes for chronic sinusitis than lupus though, allergies rank first. ...Read more

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What are some early symptoms of lupus sle?

Variable-see below: Sle (lupus) can begin suddenly or slowly. The most frequent early symptoms are fever, malaise, rash, joint pain, and joint swelling. Since this disease can affect the whole body, there can be symptoms from any body system, including heart, brain, lungs, kidneys, liver, eyes, and digestive tract. If you or someone you know suspects lupus, please see a doctor very soon! ...Read more

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What are early signs and symptoms of lupus?

some suggestions: These are some but not all findings
1. Malar rash:
2. Discoid (skin) rash:
3. Photosensitivity:
4. Mouth or nose ulcers:
5. Arthritis
6. Cardio-pulmonary involvement:
7. Neurologic disorder:
8. Renal (kidney) disorder
9. Hematologic (blood) disorder
10. Immunologic disorder: antibodies to double stranded dna, antibodies to sm, or antibodies to cardiolipin
11. Antinuclear antibodies (ana):. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms and treatments for lupus?

What are the symptoms and treatments for lupus?

Many: Common complaints and symptoms include fatigue, low-grade fever, loss of appetite, muscle aches, hair loss (alopecia), arthritis, ulcers of the mouth and nose, facial rash (butterfly rash), unusual sensitivity to sunlight (photosensitivity), inflammation of the lining that surrounds the lungs (pleuritis) and the heart (pericarditis), and poor circulation to the fingers with cold exposure:raynaud's. ...Read more

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Could a pain in the rib cage be a symptom of lupus?

Could a pain in the rib cage be a symptom of lupus?

Possibly: Pleurisy or pain on inspiration is a common symptom of lupus. Chest wall tenderness is unlikely to be related. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of systemic lupus erythematosus?

What are the symptoms of systemic lupus erythematosus?

Many: People with lupus may have joint pain, skin rashes, chest pain, heart probelms, hair loss, fingers changing color in the cold, rash in the sunshine, neuro-psychologic problems. These are only soemof the symtpoms peopel can have. They can also have none of these. Your physician will evaluate all of these, get labs tests and imaging. ...Read more

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What are the associated symptoms of subacute cutaneous lupus?

What are the associated symptoms of subacute cutaneous lupus?

Rash: There are different types of subacute cutaneous lupus (scle) - a characteristic form has lesions that may have an annular configuration, with raised red borders and central clearing. A second type of scle has psoriasis-like lesions with red scaly patches on the arms, shoulders, neck, and trunk and fewer patches on the face. This rash is characteristically made worse by sunshine - photosensitive. ...Read more

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Which symptoms 1st appear in someone with lupus or scleroderma?

It depends: There are several different symptoms that can appear, but it all depends on the patient. ...Read more

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Can you have symptoms of lupus years before the ANA test positive?

Can you have symptoms of lupus years before the ANA test positive?

No: If the ANA and other autoantibodies are negative, it is very unlikely that you have lupus. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of mastitis and how can I encourage my milk to dry up?

What are symptoms of mastitis and how can I encourage my milk to dry up?

Mastitis: Mastitis presents with breast pain and fever.See your doctor immediately if you have symptoms. You can dry up by applying cold compresses to your breasts. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of lupus cancer or what are the causes of lupus cancer?

Lupus related?: There is no such thing as lupus cancer. At least as far as I can discover. There are researchers who believe that the risk of several cancers is higher for those with lupus - especially cancers related to white blood cells. Talk with the doctor who treats your lupus - this concern is common and hopefully you can be reassured. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have all the symptoms for lupus or ra, but tests came back negative. Can I still have either?

I have all the symptoms for lupus or ra, but tests came back negative. Can I still have either?

RA maybe; lupus no: Blood tests for RA are negative in up to 30 percent of cases. The screening blood test for lupus is negative only rarely. ...Read more

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Why are doctors so hesitant to diagnose lupus? I have several symptoms and positive sjogren's ss-a.

Why are doctors so hesitant to diagnose lupus? I have several symptoms and positive sjogren's ss-a.

Prob u don't have it: Systemic lupus erythematosis is one of dozens of diseases grouped into the category of autoimmune connective tissue diseases. Many of these do not fit nicely into one, so that one can have a 'mixed' connective tissue disorder, or have an overlap of signs & sx. It may take years of following one of these unclear disorders to see a pattern. U probably have sjogren's disease, period. C rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Heard white on toenails mean unhealthy. Is it true? .6 yrs now I've had all lupus symptoms & toenails r white

Many reasons: This could even happen from simply wearing nail polish. Let a doctor examine I person. Sometimes a sample go the did colorized nail is sent to a lab to be tested..... ...Read more

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I have 10 out of 12 symptoms of lupus but a negative ana. Can my ANA be negative one time and positive another?

ANA negative SLE: About 5% of the patients with systemic lupus are ANA negative. Read the information at the site given below. Please discuss the issue with your doctor sle is not a topic for self diagnosis.
http://www. Lupus. Org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/new_aboutfaq. Aspx? Articleid=380&zoneid=19. ...Read more

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Please I need help. I have most symptoms of lupus but negative ANA so no one wants to help me. Life is going down fast. Almost always bed fast.?

See details: Have you seen a rhematologist? If not, do so. If you have, get a second rheumatology opinion. If the doc has ruled out lupus ask for your diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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I have pos ANA and all other lupus test normal but have symptoms of lupus can you have lupus with only pos ANA test and other lupus test negative?

LUPUS: A low positive ANA alone may be non diagnostic. If all other labs are normal, it can be repeated in a 2-3 mth window. Lupus also has a list of criteria that needs to be met to fulfill the diagnosis. Follow up with your doctor and if still concerned see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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On methotrexate to control lupus. I can never have children unless I stop this med, but nothing else controls awful symptoms. What are my options?

On methotrexate to control lupus. I can never have children unless I stop this med, but nothing else controls awful symptoms. What are my options?

Azathioprine or plaq: Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) is the safest to be on for pregnancy and in severe lupus we use azathioprine as it not as toxic to a fetus. Talk to your rheumatologist to see what you are a candidate for. ...Read more

Mastitis (Definition)

A painful infection ...Read more