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Speech Problems Lupus
Yes: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a multisystem autoimmune connective tissue disorder with various clinical presentations. SLE affects many organ systems, including the central and peripheral nervous systems and muscles. Speech may be affected, although not a common manifestation of SLE. You may need a spinal tap to examine the fluid for evidence of white cells, protein and antibody. ...Read more
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
Unlikely: If it is not a repetitive problem, it is unlikely to be related to lupus. ...Read more
Just found out I have a nonspecific abnormal lesion on my right side of brain. I have lupus. Could this be CNS lupus. Have numbness slurred speech?
See details: It is very difficult to determine if a single lesion is related specifically to lupus, to antiphospholipid antibodies, emboli or totally unrelated to all of these. You need to ask your doctors who have the detailed information needed to give you a precise answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not directly: Fertility is not impaired. The only caveat is if the individual with RA or sle has clotting issues known as antiphospholipid antibodies. The presence of these antibodies can increase the risk of miscarriages or stillbirths. Simple blood tests can detect them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some do: Some people can notice a change of lupus symptoms with their cycle. Each person is different and some do and some do not. You have to pay attention to your pattern and if you see things that flare your lupus, tell you doctor. Pregnancy has been associated with flares in some people. We are careful to watch for that and peopel are followed by high risk OB as part of that monitoring. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
i asked you about effective medicine for lupus and you answered me plaquenil is good for this problem.Is it counter medicine or not?
I see my rheum in a couple weeks, but would having ssb antibodies cause problems even if lupus or other diseases weren't present?
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