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Could stress and anxiety cause sle type symptoms?
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes but ...
Stress can cause anxiety, headaches, fatigue, and muscle aches.
These are also some of the symptoms of lupus. Stress and anxiety are common. Lupus erythematosus is an uncommon disease. If you are concerned about the possibility of lupus, see a rheumatologist.

In brief: Yes but ...
Stress can cause anxiety, headaches, fatigue, and muscle aches.
These are also some of the symptoms of lupus. Stress and anxiety are common. Lupus erythematosus is an uncommon disease. If you are concerned about the possibility of lupus, see a rheumatologist.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not likely connected
Stress and anxiety is almost a regular occurrence in peoples lives, some ipeople suffer it daily, some on occasion, some as part of generalized anxiety disorder or panic disorder.
How these symptoms are extremely variable and could affect any organ system of the body. Sle is a very uncommon diseas, and needs a specific DX by specialist. Sle commonly affects joints, skin, but many other organs.

In brief: Not likely connected
Stress and anxiety is almost a regular occurrence in peoples lives, some ipeople suffer it daily, some on occasion, some as part of generalized anxiety disorder or panic disorder.
How these symptoms are extremely variable and could affect any organ system of the body. Sle is a very uncommon diseas, and needs a specific DX by specialist. Sle commonly affects joints, skin, but many other organs.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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