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Why does one with lupus fatigue quickly when they push too much even when doing very, feeling good well & all labs (other than high ana)are normal?

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Dr. Arthur Mandelin
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Cytokines

When a person has an inflammatory form of arthritis, their body produces some of the same cytokines (chemical alarm messages) that it produces during infection.
This causes a host of flu-like symptoms.

In brief: Cytokines

When a person has an inflammatory form of arthritis, their body produces some of the same cytokines (chemical alarm messages) that it produces during infection.
This causes a host of flu-like symptoms.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Lupus is especially cruel in that patients look far less sick than they feel. All of us would do well to remember this.
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Auto-immure

Many times the blood work do not show the reality of how patients actually feel! even though you may be "controlled" there is still smoldering of inflammation that causes the fatigue.

In brief: Auto-immure

Many times the blood work do not show the reality of how patients actually feel! even though you may be "controlled" there is still smoldering of inflammation that causes the fatigue.
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