Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XVIII; Lupus

Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XVIII; Lupus

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by Medical Professionals, National Institute of Health
     
 

If you have lupus, your immune system attacks healthy cells and tissues by mistake. This can damage your joints, skin, blood vessels and organs. There are many kinds of lupus. The most common type, systemic lupus erythematosus, affects many parts of the body. Discoid lupus causes a rash that doesn't go away. Subacute cutaneous lupus causes sores after being out in the…  See more details below

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If you have lupus, your immune system attacks healthy cells and tissues by mistake. This can damage your joints, skin, blood vessels and organs. There are many kinds of lupus. The most common type, systemic lupus erythematosus, affects many parts of the body. Discoid lupus causes a rash that doesn't go away. Subacute cutaneous lupus causes sores after being out in the sun. Another type can be caused by medication. Neonatal lupus, which is rare, affects newborns.
Anyone can get lupus, but women are most at risk. Lupus is also more common in African American, Hispanic, Asian and Native American women. The cause of lupus is not known.
Lupus has many symptoms. Some common ones are

Joint pain or swelling
Muscle pain
Fever with no known cause
Red rashes, often on the face (also called the "butterfly rash")

There is no one test to diagnose lupus, and it may take months or years to make the diagnosis. There is no cure for lupus, but medicines and lifestyle changes can help control it.

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ISBN-13:
9781300106517
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Publication date:
08/20/2012
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Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XVIII; Lupus 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
sadsack More than 1 year ago
Rip off! Short and sweet. Read it in 5 minutes. Doesn't contain anything you can't find on the internet for free. BUYER BEWARE!
Anonymous 10 months ago
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May i please join
Anonymous 10 months ago
*walked in as a human* "What's up?"
Anonymous 10 months ago
I walk in my black hair covering my eyes... Im wearin all black and look a if i have been running from some one or some thing
Anonymous 10 months ago
This is where the nebies are brought to recive their decline and or entry.