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How will having lupus mess up my health later in life?

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Dr. Angus Worthing
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Two possible types of problems could be effects of lupus, including risks if recurrent infection, organ damage or heart disease; or side effects of medicines like Prednisone or nsaids.
Close follow-up with a rheumatologist is important to avoid these problems.

In brief: Depends

Two possible types of problems could be effects of lupus, including risks if recurrent infection, organ damage or heart disease; or side effects of medicines like Prednisone or nsaids.
Close follow-up with a rheumatologist is important to avoid these problems.
Dr. Angus Worthing
Dr. Angus Worthing
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on involveme

Depends upon what organs are involved.
Biggest problem is erroneous diagnosis, which interferes with future life, health and disability insurance.

In brief: Depends on involveme

Depends upon what organs are involved.
Biggest problem is erroneous diagnosis, which interferes with future life, health and disability insurance.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
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