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I have sle and have swelling all over my body, what do I do?

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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: See your doctor

See your doctor to evaluate the cause.
Sle can cause swelling for many reasons including inflammation and renal failure. You need to know the cause so it can be correctly treated.

In brief: See your doctor

See your doctor to evaluate the cause.
Sle can cause swelling for many reasons including inflammation and renal failure. You need to know the cause so it can be correctly treated.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Rheumatologist

This is definitely a red flag for active lupus, and the swelling can be due to many things.
Most concerning is if the lupus is affecting the kidneys, in which case i recommend to go to your rheumatologist asap.

In brief: Rheumatologist

This is definitely a red flag for active lupus, and the swelling can be due to many things.
Most concerning is if the lupus is affecting the kidneys, in which case i recommend to go to your rheumatologist asap.
Dr. Stratos Christianakis
Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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