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Can sle be treated?
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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Sle is thought to be caused by an immune reaction that erroneously attacks the body.
There are many different "disease-modifying agents " that can help turn off these reactions. Rheumatologists are the medical specialists that treat these types of diseases.

In brief: Yes
Sle is thought to be caused by an immune reaction that erroneously attacks the body.
There are many different "disease-modifying agents " that can help turn off these reactions. Rheumatologists are the medical specialists that treat these types of diseases.
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
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Dr. Angus Worthing
Internal Medicine
In brief: Yes
All people with systemic lupus should take Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) unless allergic.
It helps control flares & prevent organ damage. Also nsaids help pain. Immune suppression drugs may be needed. Preventing infection (vaccines, hand-washing, etc.) and preventing heart disease are important. A rheumatologist is helpful.

In brief: Yes
All people with systemic lupus should take Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) unless allergic.
It helps control flares & prevent organ damage. Also nsaids help pain. Immune suppression drugs may be needed. Preventing infection (vaccines, hand-washing, etc.) and preventing heart disease are important. A rheumatologist is helpful.
Dr. Angus Worthing
Dr. Angus Worthing
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