Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) - Treatment Overview
Information on treatment choices for lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE).
Lupus Guide - Surgery
Surgery is not used to treat mild or moderate symptoms of lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE). Surgery may be considered for people with lupus who have permanent, life - threatening kidney damage.
Antimalarial Medicines for Lupus
Drug details for Antimalarial medications for lupus.
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.
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.
Fever and Lupus
Read here for some tips on how to handle fever, a frequent side effect of lupus.
Serious Conditions Associated with Lupus
Read here for information about the additional medical problems that can develop if you have lupus.
Medications Used to Treat Lupus
This piece presents a comprehensive look at today's drug regimens prescribed to treat lupus.
Sexuality and Lupus
Lupus can have an effect on your sexuality both physically and emotionally. This article gives you some coping tips.
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.