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Could it be lupus erythematosus contagious when your partner have sexual contact?

Absolutely not. Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease that is not caused by any infectious agent. You can't catch it from someone else. People with lupus have their own white blood cells attack their own body. If you somehow transferred their white blood cells into you, your body would recognize them as foreign and destroy them immediately. Read more...

Could it be lupus erythematosus contagious when you have sexual contact with your partner?

Absolutely not. Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease that is not caused by any infectious agent. You can't catch it from someone else. People with lupus have their own white blood cells attack their own body. If you somehow transferred their white blood cells into you, your body would recognize them as foreign and destroy them immediately. Read more...

Is systemic lupus erythematosus fatal?

Sometimes. Sle is generally treated with good response, but unfortunately it is sometimes fatal. Read more...
SYST LUPUS ERYTHROMA. Sle is considered incurable but treatable, so you have to be under care of your md/rhumatologist all life.In 50s patients lived less than five years.But with the modern treatment 90% of patients live more than 10 years and some symptom free.10 years does not mean it is average rate of srvival.Majority can expt live normal life under med supervision.Some patient die of infection/end organ failure. Read more...

What is worse lupus erythematosus or polymorthic light eruption?

Lupus. Lupus can be associated with internal problems including problems with the kidneys, sores in the mouth, hair loss and other issues. Pmle involves the skin only and resolves relatively easily with topical steroid use and can be controlled with sunscreen use. Lupus can progress over time and should be monitored closely by a physician for signs of progression. Read more...

Docs can you explain what is 'systemic lupus erythematosus' in clear details?

An auto immune disea. Systemic lupus is a auto immune disease that can affect any part of the body.The immune system of the patient attacks its own body cells and tissues, and that causes inflammation and damage to the tissues it most often affecrs heart, skin.Joints, blood vessels, lungs, kidneys , liver and nervous system the incidence of sle is 9 times in women than men. Read more...

What is difference between lupus erythematosus and polymorthic light eruption?

Autoimmune . Lupus is an autoimmune condition in which antibodies are made against your own body. Sun can trigger a flareup of rashes associated with lupus. Pmle on the otherhand is a variable rash on sun exposed areas such as the arms and chest that occurs early in the sunny season of the year. This does not have autoantibodies associated with it. These can be distinguished via blood work and a skin biopsy. Read more...

What is the cause of lupus erythematosus?

Autoimmune. Systemic lupus erythematosus is an auto immune illness. This means people have a immume response against themselves and their own tissues. The hallmark blood test is a positive anti-nuclear antibody or an ana. Depending on what tissue is involved results in the clinical symptoms such as rash, arthritis, kidney disease etc. The cause seems be a combination of genetic and environmental exposures. Read more...