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Does blood trasfusion cure lupus?

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Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

No, its an immune problem, and you need immune modulators to treat it.

In brief: No

No, its an immune problem, and you need immune modulators to treat it.
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Never

That never happens.

In brief: Never

That never happens.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Robert Lowe
Pediatric Rheumatology

In brief: No, only bone marrow

A bone marrow transplant can cure lupus but the risk of death from the bone marrow transplant itself is high enough that this is only considered in the most severe cases when all other treatments fail to control disease (quite rare).
Blood transfusions are used to treat anemia caused by lupus but a combination of immune modifying medications prescribed and managed by a rheumatologist treat disease

In brief: No, only bone marrow

A bone marrow transplant can cure lupus but the risk of death from the bone marrow transplant itself is high enough that this is only considered in the most severe cases when all other treatments fail to control disease (quite rare).
Blood transfusions are used to treat anemia caused by lupus but a combination of immune modifying medications prescribed and managed by a rheumatologist treat disease
Dr. Robert Lowe
Dr. Robert Lowe
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