Understanding Lupus -- Symptoms

What Are the Symptoms of Lupus?

Lupus improves at times, and worsens at others. Symptoms of lupus may include:

 

Call Your Doctor About Lupus If:

  • You have any of the symptoms listed above or 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.

WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Melinda Ratini, DO, MS on March 22, 2015

Sources

SOURCES:

Lupus Foundation of America.

The Mayo Clinic.

National Library of Medicine.

 

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