Lupus is an autoimmune and chronic disease that can affect anyone at any age and gender. Even though it tends to affect mostly female adults, children can also develop lupus. Because the range of symptoms is so extensive, it can be very difficult to diagnose.
Children are affected in both visible and invisible ways. Visible symptoms may be unsettling but at the same time, invisible symptoms are no less uncomfortable and painful. Here are seven symptoms of lupus in children that you should be aware of:
Starting to lose some hair can be a sign that something might be wrong with your child. Whenever you notice any kind of abnormalities concerning hair falling out, you should visit a doctor.