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  1. Lupus Guide - What Increases Your Risk

    The chances of developing lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE) are higher in people who are female, are black or Asian, are between the ages 15 and 45, and have a family history of lupus.

  2. Lupus Guide - Exams and Tests

    Learn about medical tests for lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE).

  3. Newly Diagnosed With Lupus

    If you're newly diagnosed with lupus, these are 10 questions you should consider asking your doctor.

  4. How Lupus Affects Your Body

    A look at the ways lupus affects your heart, lungs, skin, and other areas, and what you can do to ease and prevent problems.

  5. How Lupus Affects Your Skin

    Find out about changes in your skin from lupus, including a butterfly rash on your face, skin sores, and color changes in your fingers and toes called Raynaud's phenomenon.

  6. Skin Care Tips for Lupus

    Skin care tips to treat and prevent skin problems that affect people with lupus.

  7. Lupus Photosensitivity and UV Light

    WebMD explains how exposure to sunlight or artificial UV rays can aggravate lupus symptoms and offers guidelines on protecting against rash and other symptoms.

  8. Lupus and Mental Health Concerns

    Learn more from WebMD about the relationship between lupus and depression and coping with the emotional and mental effects of the disease.

  9. Lupus Nephritis

    Lupus nephritis can affect up to 60% of people with lupus. Learn more from WebMD about lupus and kidney inflammation.

  10. Lupus Diet and Nutrition

    WebMD explains the importance of nutrition as part of an overall lupus treatment plan.

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