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Can sle be cured?

Can sle be cured?

No: Sle cannot be cured but it can be very effectively treated. Survival now exceeds 90% over 10 years one has best chances when treated by a lupus expert. ...Read more

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Dr. Morton Levitt
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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more


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Can sle be treated?

Yes: Sle is thought to be caused by an immune reaction that erroneously attacks the body. There are many different "disease-modifying agents " that can help turn off these reactions. Rheumatologists are the medical specialists that treat these types of diseases. ...Read more

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How is sle diagnosed? 

History physical lab: It takes an involved evaluation. We do it with a complex consultation looking at history, physical, laboratory evaluation + imaging. It takes a lot of work. Of interest the government stopped paying for consultations with medicare patients. It has deemed that it is too confusing to use it but we as rheumatologists need it to evaluate complex rheumatology patients like those with lupus. Go figure. ...Read more

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What factors contribute to developing sle?

What factors contribute to developing sle?

Unknown: Why the body attacks itself is a mystery however, some medications such as the antibiotic Doxycycline can cause drug- induced lupus. These reactions will typically resolve when the drug is stopped. Autoimmune disease often run in families suggesting that genetic factors are at play. ...Read more

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I have sle, should I tell my friends that I have it?

Not contagious: You do not need to tell them if you prefer not to. However , of you wish to tell them you can provide them with info from lupus support group so they are educated and do not avoid you. ...Read more

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What causes a coma in sle?

What causes a coma in sle?

Several things: Several things can cause coma in SLE;lupus cerebritis (autoimmune), cerebral vasculitis,arterial thrombosis,hemorrhagic stroke, renal failure,diabetic meticulous. ...Read more

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Can sle cause fibromyalgia?

Can sle cause fibromyalgia?

No: Sle does not cause fibromyalgia. However, they are both considered rheumatic diseases and can both occur in the same person. ...Read more

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Is flaxseed good for sle ?

Is flaxseed good for sle
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Good question: We don't know if flaxseed is good, bad , or neutral with regard to sle. Like other supplements the jury is still out. ...Read more

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Can lupus (sle) kill my baby?

Can lupus (sle) kill my baby?

Rare complications: If i remember correctly, mothers sle antibodies cross the placenta & can cause transient skin, lung &r nervous system problems.A potentially more serious problem occurs with the heart & can produce abnormal heart rhythm disturbances or damage to the heart itself. If severe it could be fatal, some require a pacemaker. ...Read more

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Is sle(lupus) very contagious?

No: Lupus is not contagious, it is not caused by an infection. It is an autoimmune disease. ...Read more

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Do people with lupus sle get TMJ ?

Do people with lupus sle get TMJ ?

No relationship!: There is no relationship between TMJ arthritis and systemic lupus. The spondyloarthropathies and mechanical injury are most likely! ...Read more

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How does an ESR level diagnose sle?

How does an ESR level diagnose sle?

It doesn't: Esr is not part of the diagnostic criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus. Esr is a non-specific measurement of inflammation in the body and can be elevated for hundreds of reasons. ...Read more

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Can SLE cause me to stop ovulating?

Can SLE cause me to stop ovulating?

SLE: In lupus patients, Primary Ovarian Failure Primary ovarian failure is most often due to autoimmune causes or drug induced and it presents with amenorrhoea, although not all patients with amenorrhoea or menstrual disturbance have ovarian failure.Although fertility is not usually affected in people with SLE, some women with SLE have a higher chance of miscarriage. http://patient.info/health/systemic-lupus-erythematosus-leaflet ...Read more

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Are discoid lupus and sle different?

Are discoid lupus and sle different?

Yes: Discoid lupus is confined to the skin while systemic lupus can affect literally any organ of the body including the skin. ...Read more

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Can lupus(sle) be controlled through yoga?

Can lupus(sle) be controlled through yoga?

May help: Relaxation and mind body techniqueswill not hurt and may be helpful .However if your lupus is systemic do not a ok'd proper evaluation and treatment if necessary.If yoga helps you could possibly decrease the dose of medication or get off it if successful. ...Read more

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Should you receive B12 injections for lupus (sle)?

No reason too: Lupus is an autoimmune disease whereby the nuclei in the cells are being attacked by your own immune system. B12 injections may help numerous biochemical pathways but wont lessen or cure lupus. May want to look into functional medicine (http://www.Dasilvainstitute.Com/fuctional-medicine). ...Read more

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How common is it to have psoriasis and lupus (sle)?

How common is it to have psoriasis and lupus (sle)?

SLE and Psoriasis: Both are autoimmune diseases, so it is possible although it is not an extremely common occurrence. The association between psoriasis and systemic lupus erythematosus (sle) is a very uncommon association. ...Read more

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How to increase the life span of a sle affected person?

Control disease: If the disease is controlled so that there is no damage to heart, lung, or kidneys lupus patient will do better. Biologics are an option for difficult cases. ...Read more

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