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Symptoms of lupus? Do u have to have butterfly radh, I have severe psoradis, placque type

Symptoms of lupus?  Do u have to have butterfly radh, I have severe psoradis, placque type

See below: The butterfly or malar rash is one of several signs or symptoms but you do not have to have it to have lupus. It is unusual to have both systemic lupus with psoriasis though it can happen. If one has psoriasis, that individual is more apt to have psoriatic arthritis than lupus. See a rheumatologist to clarify what exactly you have. ...Read more

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What kind of neurological symptoms do you get with lupus?

Main six: Stroke, seizures, headaches, psychiatric symptoms, neuropathy, and cognitive dysfunction can all be neurologic symptoms of lupus. Caution has to be used in diagnosis as certain symptoms such as headaches have many other causes, even in patients with known lupus. If a stroke or seizures occur in lupus, prompt diagnosis and treatment are mandatory as these carry a worse prognosis. ...Read more

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What kind of neurological symptoms can you have with lupus?

Depends: CNS lupus can be associated with seizures, psychosis, halucinations, or stoke. It is a serious issue. ...Read more

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What type of treatment can be given when lupus-like symptoms do not quite warrant a diagnosis? Do I have to wait for a true diagnosis to get relief?

A correct diagnosis: Get a correct diagnosis now. People with lupus can have a variety of symptoms that can be present in other conditions. If you do not have lupus you have something else. This needs to be defined and then you get help now. Waiting for a diagnosis that you may never get is not going to help you. ...Read more

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What type of neurological symptoms do you have with lupus?

Varies: Systemic lupus erythematosis has many symptoms. Having sle does not mean that you will have neuro symptoms. In its most dangerous form neurologic sle can cause psychosis, siezures, mono neuritis multiplex ( multiple peripheral nerves not functioning properly) , and/or cranial nerve abnormmalities. Sle can also cause many other neuro symptoms. You should discuss all symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more

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Which type of neurological symptoms do you have with lupus?

Many possibilities: The type of involvement can be varied with numerous possibilities. Lupus can involve either the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) or peripheral nerves. Psychiatric disturbances are the most common manifestations of CNS involvement. ...Read more

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my dr told me my FANA/ANA serum result was 2;anything <1 was abnormal? im confused bc i have IC &rash,soresMS type symptoms,,bad flare ups like lupus

 my dr told me my FANA/ANA serum result was 2;anything <1 was abnormal? im confused bc i have IC &rash,soresMS type symptoms,,bad flare ups like lupus

Autoimmune: tests have to be interpreted within context and vary widely depending on the ratio of antibody titers. A positive or negative ANA does not necessarily mean you do or don`t have lupus. Other autoimmune phenomenon besides SLE can present in similar ways. ...Read more

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In context of cryofibrinogenemia, lupus-type ctd and adrenal insufficiency, what could cause increase in GI symptoms, nausea, and vomiting with adrenal crisis, when estrogen/progestin drugs are taken?

In context of cryofibrinogenemia, lupus-type ctd and adrenal insufficiency, what could cause increase in GI symptoms, nausea, and vomiting with adrenal crisis, when estrogen/progestin drugs are taken?

Cortisol deficiency : With true adrenal insufficiency diagnosed by an endocrinologist, one would need to be taking cortisol replacement therapy. Nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting and weight loss are classic symptoms of adrenal insufficiency which estrogen and Progesterone replacement don't address. Many with primary adrenal insufficiency also look like they have a deep tan. ...Read more

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What is rosacea? Is it related to lupus or a symptom of lupus?

What is rosacea? Is it related to lupus or a symptom of lupus?

No: Rosacea is not a part of lupus erythematosus. It is a poorly understood skin disorder that affects 16 million Americans. Try www.rosacea.org for more information on the disease and possible causes and treatment. ...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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