5 Tips for an Easy, Accurate Lupus Diagnosis

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by Wendy Henderson |

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Lupus is an autoimmune inflammatory disease that often affects multiple organs. Each patient is uniquely affected by lupus, which makes it incredibly difficult to diagnosis. Some of the most common symptoms of lupus include a facial rash, joint and muscle pain, fatigue, sensitivity to light, along with other organ-specific symptoms, depending on which body parts have been affected.

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In this video, Rachaell Crump shares her tips on how to get a quick and accurate lupus diagnosis.  Rachaell points out that the quicker you get the diagnosis, the sooner you can start treatment and the less severe your symptoms will be.

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