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What are some symptoms of lupus?

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Some things you may notice if you have lupus are:

  • A rash shaped like a butterfly that covers your nose and cheeks
  • You feel tired
  • Pain, stiffness, or swelling in your joints
  • Fever
  • Sensitivity to sun or light that causes skin lesions
  • White or blue color in your fingers and toes when you're in the cold or feel stressed
  • Headaches or chest pain
  • Ulcers in your mouth or nose
  • Hair loss
  • Low numbers of blood cells (anemia)
  • Swelling in your hands, feet, or legs

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Psoriatic arthritis: Causes," "Psoriatic arthritis: Symptoms," "Lupus: Definition," "Lupus Tests and Diagnosis."

Lupus Foundation of America: "How is lupus diagnosed?"

Lupus Research Alliance: "Lupus Diagnosis."

Arthritis Foundation: "What is Arthritis?" "Psoriatic Arthritis Symptoms," "Psoriatic Arthritis Diagnosis."

American College of Rheumatology: "Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA)."

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on October 28, 2018

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Psoriatic arthritis: Causes," "Psoriatic arthritis: Symptoms," "Lupus: Definition," "Lupus Tests and Diagnosis."

Lupus Foundation of America: "How is lupus diagnosed?"

Lupus Research Alliance: "Lupus Diagnosis."

Arthritis Foundation: "What is Arthritis?" "Psoriatic Arthritis Symptoms," "Psoriatic Arthritis Diagnosis."

American College of Rheumatology: "Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA)."

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on October 28, 2018

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