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While every case of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is different, there are a few common symptoms most lupus patients share. These include joint pain, a “butterfly” rash on the face, fever, fatigue, ... Read more
One of the most debilitating and frustrating symptoms of lupus for many is fatigue. More than merely feeling tired, fatigue can disrupt your entire life and lead to other health concerns such as ... Read more
In this video from the Mayo Clinic, rheumatologist Dr. Thomas Osborn briefly discusses lupus. Dr. Osborn explains that lupus is an autoimmune disease that mostly affects women during their childbearing years. MORE: Discover some ... Read more
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that is very difficult to diagnose because of its myriad of symptoms. Each lupus patient is treated differently according to appearance of symptoms and symptom severity. Here are some of the many ... Read more