How common is lupus?  

Lower than the tests. Approximately 1/1000 people with have sle. Many pts. Have blood tests that are positive, but no evidence vfor "clinical disease." virtually all pts. With sle can be controlled. The sex ratio is at least 10/1, female to male.

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How common is lupus in 21 year old men?

Less common. Men get lupus less depending on the data. Nine times more in women than men and four times more on girls than boys. Read more...

How common ice lupus misdiagnosed for sarcoidosis?

Labs,imaging, biopsy. Lupus and sarcoidosis affects many organs and both can have similar symptoms.However doctor(rheumatologist) can differentiate these two diseases by various blood tests, imaging and sometimes biopsy - skin, liver and kidney depending on the organ involved.So the diagnosis is often clear, raraly misdiagnosed. The diagnosis must be confirmed as the treatment options are quite different. Read more...

How common is discoid lupus in low thyroid disorder?

Hard to say/unknown, Discoid lupus just involves the skin, not the rest of the body. However, a person might have low thyroid in addition to this disorder, or they might have a full case of lupus with skin lesions. Lupus can present with fatigue and so thyroiditis might have to be considered and ruled out. So it is hard to say how often these two dieases are associated. Read more...

How common is liver problems with lupus?

Not very! Their is a condition called lupoid hepatitis, but it is relatively uncommon as a feature of sle. You need to see a rheumatology or gasteroenterology specialist! the picture posted covers the most common issues! Read more...
Very uncommon. Liver disease is not a component of lupus but one can have a positive ANA in autoimmune hepatitis. Read more...

How common is it to have lupus Rheumatoid arthritis and hasimoto thyroiditis?

Uncertain. When more than one autoimmune disorder occurs in a person, it is often called mixed connective tissue disease. The combination however is not well defined but lupus is always included. In a Norwegian study, the prevalence was 3.8/100,000. http://ard.bmj.com/content/70/6/1047.short. Read more...