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I have lupus and my ankles swell, is this common?

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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Yes but see your Dr

There are many reasons for ankles to swell in lupus but one very concerning reason is if you are losing protein in the urine due to kidney damage.
You need to have this evaluated by your doctor.

In brief: Yes but see your Dr

There are many reasons for ankles to swell in lupus but one very concerning reason is if you are losing protein in the urine due to kidney damage.
You need to have this evaluated by your doctor.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Can come from: 1.
Lupus (sle) related inflammation of the ankle joints 2. Obesity 3. Venous stasis 4. Some of the medications: nsaids (advil, motrin, eleve) steroids: (prednisone, medrol).

In brief: Yes

Can come from: 1.
Lupus (sle) related inflammation of the ankle joints 2. Obesity 3. Venous stasis 4. Some of the medications: nsaids (advil, motrin, eleve) steroids: (prednisone, medrol).
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
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