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Doctor insights on: Lupus Throat Closing

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I have lupus and i keep getting a sore throat?

I have lupus and i keep getting a sore throat?

Can be a few things : Some lupus patients get ulcers in the the mouth, throat and nose. Because of dryness and or immunosuppressive medications like prednisone, you may have a yeast infection called thrush. See your rheumatologist. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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I was diagnosed with Lupus and was told I also have sjogren's syndrome. I was wondering, every time I drink cool/cold water my throat gets sore. Why?

I was diagnosed with Lupus and was told I also have sjogren's syndrome. I was wondering, every time I drink cool/cold water my throat gets sore. Why?

Sjogren's dryness: This may be related to the The dryness related to Sjogren's. Otherwise I have no other explanation. You can discuss this with your rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Prednisone: prescribed but tickly throat and waves of tingly and prickly feeling in legs... Have lupus. Side effect or allergy?

Prednisone: prescribed but tickly throat and waves of tingly and prickly feeling in legs... Have lupus. Side effect or allergy?

No: This is not the side effect from Prednisone unless Prednisone does make you edgy leading to hyperventilation (breathing too fast and deeply) which in term leading to the tingly and prickly sensation. Talk to our rheumatologist ...Read more