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Is lupus like aids? 

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Not infectionq

Lupusis not an infection.
It is autoimmune disease that the body causes inflammation in the joints, skin and other organs. It intreated with anti-inflammatory drugs, not drugs for retrovirus. Lupus patients can live a long time and the disease can burn itself out.

In brief: Not infectionq

Lupusis not an infection.
It is autoimmune disease that the body causes inflammation in the joints, skin and other organs. It intreated with anti-inflammatory drugs, not drugs for retrovirus. Lupus patients can live a long time and the disease can burn itself out.
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: No

Lupus is an auto immune disorder. Aids is an infection that destroys one immune system. They both are very serious diseases that can make one very ill but the cause of each is very different.

In brief: No

Lupus is an auto immune disorder. Aids is an infection that destroys one immune system. They both are very serious diseases that can make one very ill but the cause of each is very different.
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