Understanding Lupus

This is an interesting article with facts about Lupus for those recently diagnosed with this disease OR for those who are now caregivers to those diagnosed with Lupus. We hope this helps you to answer your questions.

 

For Caregivers:

Signs & Symptoms
* Lupus can affect any organ system in the body.

The impact of lupus ranges from mild to life-threatening.

* Symptoms often mimic those of other less serious diseases.

Joint pain, skin rashes, fevers and fatigue are most common.

* Lupus symptoms can be vague and come and go over time.

Diagnosis is difficult because lupus disease activity often is unpredictable.

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