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Lupus in Children

Contents: Lupus in Children Causes Diagnosing Lupus in Children What is the treatment for lupus in children? What is the prognosis or long-term outlook for children diagnosed with lupus? Helping your child cope with a lupus diagnosis In Conclusion   Lupus in Children Children playing doctor is normal, but a real visit with your child…

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Diagnosing Lupus and Lupus Tests

Contents: Diagnosing Lupus Very Important Information Preparing for a Doctor Visit How is a lupus diagnosis confirmed? Blood Tests Imaging Tests Biopsy Some Questions to Ask After a Lupus Diagnosis You Are Not Alone   Diagnosing Lupus  Lupus is an incredibly complex autoimmune disease and diagnosing lupus can take a lot of time and many doctor…

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Lupus Nephritis

What is Lupus Nephritis?

Contents: Introduction What are the kidneys and what do they do? What are the symptoms of lupus nephritis and how do I recognize it? How does lupus nephritis get diagnosed? Once diagnosed, how is lupus nephritis treated? Can Lifestyle Changes Help Those With Lupus Nephritis? How Research is Providing Hope In Summary, by Dr. Donald…

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Lupus Disease: Life Expectancy

Contents: Lupus complications and how they are managed/treated Life Expectancy In conclusion   When diagnosed with any disease, the concerns and questions about what this means for your future, your quality of life, and your prognosis (predicting the outcome of the disease), are only natural. If your diagnosis is lupus, an unpredictable, and potentially deadly…

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What Causes Lupus

What Causes Lupus?

Contents: What is lupus? Who gets lupus? What causes lupus? How can clinical research trials help?   What is lupus? Before we dive into what causes lupus, lets define the disease. There are four types of lupus: Discoid lupus erythematosus– This type affects the skin and is also known as cutaneous lupus. Drug-induced lupus erythematosus-…

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Contents: What is systemic lupus erythematosis? Here are some common lupus symptoms: Diagnosing Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Systems Affected by SLE What are the treatments for SLE? In Conclusion    What is systemic lupus erythematosis? Systemic lupus erythematosus is a very long name for a very complicated autoimmune disease that is more commonly known as SLE or…

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What-is-Lupus

What is Lupus?

Contents: What is Lupus? Definition of Lupus The Four Types of Lupus Quick lupus facts Do we know what causes lupus? In Conclusion   What is Lupus? While on the surface, this may seem a simple question to answer, the very nature of lupus makes it, in fact, a very complicated one. There are some…

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