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Can a major illness trigger lupus to develop in a person?

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Dr. Eric Chiang
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Short answer is yes

It is a very complication question, but it has been proven that one of the environmental factors that link with lupus is infection whether is virus or bacteria.
More commonly is with strong family history with lupus or other autoimmune conditions and put your genetic pool in a more vulnerable position.

In brief: Short answer is yes

It is a very complication question, but it has been proven that one of the environmental factors that link with lupus is infection whether is virus or bacteria.
More commonly is with strong family history with lupus or other autoimmune conditions and put your genetic pool in a more vulnerable position.
Dr. Eric Chiang
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