How to deal with lupus?

Don't worry! Virtually all sle patients can be remitted. Make sure your DX has been confirmed by someone in rheumatology. I see many pts with the DX who do not have systemic lupus!

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How do you deal with a lupus flare up?

Steroids. The most common treatment for a flare of lupus that was previously well controlled is short term steroids. Other options include treatment of individual symptoms, and no treatment. If the flare-up includes kidney or brain involvement stronger medication such as Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) or cell pet will be used. Read more...
Depends on flare. The answer to this depends on the nature of the flare, what areas are involved and how serious the flare is. Skin disease would be treated much differently than a significant flare of kidney disease you must be followed by your rheumatologist to be evaluated as to the nature of the flare, the severity of it and the appropriatectherapy. Read more...