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Doctor insights on: Women In Their Thirties Diagnosed With Lupus

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How long does it take to diagnose lupus ?

How long does it take to diagnose lupus ?

It depends: This is impossible to answer because lupus can present in so many different ways. If you think you may have lupus, see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Why is lupus a concern especially for women?

Why is lupus a concern especially for women?

Autoimmune disease: Autoimmune diseases are more prevalent in women and lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease. However, lupus is a concern for anyone who might have the condition. ...Read more

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What medical tests are done to diagnose lupus?

Many: Ana, double-stranded dna, smith antibody, rnp, ribosomal p, ssa, ssb, complement components.And cell bound complement activation products . These are some there are others it really depends on your evaluation and examination. ...Read more

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On average how long does it take to get a diagnoses of Lupus? I heard it takes years

It depends: It most often can be made early if the doctor suspects it is present and orders appropriate tests. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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How to treat a young women with lupus?

All lupus patients : All lupus patients need to be carefully treated. You are a normal person who happens to have lupus. Age can impact therapy because of caution of using therapy that can impact pregnancy. All medications can have side effects no matter what your age is. It also depends on what type of lupus you have. ...Read more

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Please explain lupus? Patient is 66 yr. Old female.

Please explain lupus?  Patient is 66 yr. Old female.

NIH: Lupus is a disease where your immune system attacks different body organs-skin, kidneys, liver etc. ...Read more

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How difficult is it to diagnose lupus in a teen with no positive labs?

See details: If all of your tests are negative then the diagnosis of lupus is very unlikely. ...Read more

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Can lupus harm female organs?

Can lupus harm female organs?

Yes: Lupus can effect female reproductive organs often by its effect on the blood supply to these organs. However, these issues are relatively uncommon. ...Read more

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What doctor diagnoses lupus?

Rheumatogist: Lupus, SLE, or Systemic Lupus Erythematosis is mainly cared for by rheumatologists. ...Read more

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