Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
What is SLE Disease?
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Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system attacks its own healthy tissue. This can cause inflammation throughout the body, including the skin, joints, brain, lungs, heart, blood cells and kidneys. These symptoms include headache, rash, anemia, fatigue, hair loss and blood-clotting problems. Other symptoms of SLE are specific to the body part where the abnormal antibodies are attacking.
To diagnose SLE, several tests must be taken by the patient, according to Healthline. These primary tests include complete blood count, chest X-ray, urinalysis, kidney biopsy and antibody test.
Pain areas: in the muscles
Pain circumstances: can occur while breathing
Pain types: can be sharp in the chest
Whole body: anemia, fatigue, fever, or malaise
Mouth: dryness or ulcers
Skin: red rashes or scaly rashes
Hair: hair loss or loss of scalp hair
Also common: anxiety, blood in urine, face rash, flare, headache, joint stiffness, major depression, raynaud's syndrome, sensitivity to light, swelling, water retention, or weight loss.
Current Lupus Disease Studies:
If you or someone you know suffers from:
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Are you currently taking steroids or other lupus medications
Are you ready for a new treatment
Have a diagnosis of Lupus
Are you at least 16 years of age
Call our office at 210-227-1289 to setup an appointment and receive a free health screen.
For your participation in the study you may be paid for time and travel