Understanding Lupus -- Symptoms What Are the Symptoms of Lupus?
Lupus improves at times, and worsens at others.
Symptoms of lupus include: Profound fatigue Low-grade fever Severe joint pain and muscle aches Skin rash on the face or body Extreme sun sensitivity Weight loss Mental confusion and seizures Chest pain on taking a deep breath Nose, mouth, or throat sores Enlarged lymph nodes Poor circulation in fingers and toes Bald patches and hair loss
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Call Your Doctor About Lupus If: You have several of the symptoms listed above and suspect you have lupus. You have a family history of lupus and have experienced some of the symptoms above. Be even more alert for these symptoms if a close family member -- your mother, father, or sibling -- has lupus.
Lupus can be deadly. If you think you may have lupus, see a doctor right away. Treatment is much more successful if begun early and followed faithfully.