How Does Lupus Affect Patients?

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by Wendy Henderson |

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This informative video from YongWJ explains some of the common symptoms of lupus, along with photos of actual patients to illustrate what some of the skin complaints look like.

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The video also shares that while there’s no cure for lupus, patients are able to take medications to help control their symptoms. The disease is different for each patient and is extremely difficult to diagnose as the symptoms presented can mimic many other illnesses. Women are 10 times more likely to develop lupus and this risk rises if you are of African American, Asian or Latin American descent and between the ages of 20 and 40.

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