What You Need to Know About Lupus

Lupus Symptoms

Every case of lupus is different and may range from mild to severe. Some patients experience chronic lupus, while others have flares that may dissipate over time. The signs of lupus depend on which body system is affected by the disease. While cases vary, the most common symptoms include fatigue, fever, joint swelling, stiffness and pain. Other patients may discover rashes, skin lesions that worsen in the sun and shortness of breath. If you’re experiencing fever, continuing aches and fatigue or an unexplained rash, you may want to consult your doctor.

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May 1, 2015

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May 1, 2015