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Which Member Of Sister Sledge Die From Lupus
One of my sisters inherited lupus disease from my father. Is it possible that brother could have it too?
Possible: Yes, he should get evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
I am from india , my sister has some swalling in her kidney perhaps it is lupus what are its effect on health. And how it can be cured. She is 25 .
See a doctor ASAP: Lupus presents in many ways, kidney disease being only part of the presentation. A family doctor can run a few tests and examine her and make the diagnosis. There is no cure for lupus, but the treatment options have improved dramatically and can control the disease process. It is also important that she be seen to make sure it is lupus. Many diseases can affect the kidney. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Not necessarily, unless you have symptoms suggesting lupus. Let your doc know at next well visit. ...Read more
Ana positive1.810 with a homogenous pattern what does this mean? What could i have? Few family members have lupus 1 scleroderma
See below: Your doctor will have to interpret the ANA in context to your symptoms. With you having a family history of autoimmune disease, you are at increased risk for developing one. However; false positive ANA can occur and we also know that a person who has family history of autoimmune disease may test positive for ana, but may never develop an autoimmune disease. It would be best to see a rheum dr. ...Read more
Out of 6 siblings , I have sle, a sister has sjogrens, and a brother has sarcoid. Does that increase the odds my son will have lupus?
Yes: Your son is at increased risk of an autoimmune disorder like lupus (sle) based on the family history. Clearly that is not an absolute indication that he will have problems, but the potential is there. I would make sure that his doctor is aware of the family history. ...Read more
Hi. My sister has lupus and experiencing excessive hair loss. Is it ok for her to use anti hair loss products especificaly "novuhair"-phil.-made.
Sure: But you will not get it figured out on the internet if you are concerned enough then consultation with a doctor would be appropriate. ...Read more
My mother had lupus for 17 years. And I have a twin sister. Is lupus genetic and is there a chance that I or my sister could get lupus?
Yes: There is a genetic link but the risk is still very low. ...Read more
My sister needs a kidney due to lupus and my father has had a kidney transplant due to his type 2 diabetes. What are my risks if i donate?
Kidney transplant: There are two things to consider. Your risk of surgical complications which is relatively low, and your risk of needing a transplant yourself (due to diabetes or lupus) which worth discussion. You are 20x more likely to develop lupus since you have a sibling with lupus. You are also at a slightly higher risk of diabetes as well. You should go see dr. Louis cohen at cedars-sinai. 30yrs of experienc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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