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Lupus is a systemic autoimmune disease which affects any part of the body, including the skin, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, and nervous system. The immune system attacks the cells and tissues of the body, resulting to inflammation and tissue damage.
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I was speaking with a new friend who has a daughter with lupus. She also mentioned that her grandchild (from her daughter) has autism. Asperger's, I believe. So I asked her if she thinks there is a link between the two, since I've heard of a few…Continue
My liver counts continued to be high for a couple of years, tried changing medications, gallbladder taken out. It has been diagnosed as a fatty liver then my ANAs and CPR (?) went up over 130.They have decided I have lupus, I have not started any…Continue
Have any of you had a severely elevated level of anti dsDNA antibodies? What were your symptoms? What meds did the doc prescribe? What was your outcome.2 months ago my rheumy told me that my anti dsDNA antibodies were very elevated. She told me to…Continue
Hi everybody I need to know if anyone has experienced numbness on legs that runs up to your arm and then travels to your face to the point that it paralyzes you unable to walk and talk? This has happened to me for the last few days I thought maybe I…Continue
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