5 Lupus Complications You Might Want to Know About

Lupus is an autoimmune disease which can affect the body in various different ways. No two lupus patients are alike, and therefore will suffer from different symptoms. Here are five different complications that can occur due to lupus, based on information from the Mayo Clinic.


Kidney damage is a common complication of lupus and sadly, one of the complications most likely to result in death amongst lupus patients.

Signs of kidney problems include chest pain, itching, swelling of the legs (edema) and nausea and vomiting.

Blood profiling may help identify lupus patients most at risk of kidney failure. 

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