Acute Systemic Lupus
Acute systemic lupus erythematosus. Bright red, sharply defined erythema with slight edema and minimal scaling in a “butterfly pattern” on the face. This is the typical “malar rash.” Note also that the patient is female and young.
Medications Used to Treat Lupus
This piece presents a comprehensive look at today's drug regimens prescribed to treat lupus.
Care of the Lupus Patient
This article outlines the possible interventions for the complications associated with lupus. Written for nurses, but suitable for consumers also.
Fever and Lupus
Read here for some tips on how to handle fever, a frequent side effect of lupus.
Preventing Fatigue Due to Lupus
How to cope with the fatigue that usually accompanies lupus.
Skin Care and Lupus
Skin problems may be the most obvious manifestation of lupus, but they can sometimes be minimized. Read here for some tips.
Living with Lupus
This short article outlines some of the feelings you may have about your lupus diagnosis and how you should cope with them.
Preventing a Lupus Flare
Despite your best efforts, you may occasionally experience a lupus flare. Here's how to take care of yourself to minimize the flare's symptoms.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Read here for information on what the ramifications are of a lupus diagnosis and how you can cope with the many symptoms.
Serious Conditions Associated with Lupus
Read here for information about the additional medical problems that can develop if you have lupus.