Lupus

All About the Inflammatory Disease

What is it?

An inflammatory disease caused by the immune system attacking its own tissue. its is also called S.L.E.; systemic lupus erythematosus.

Common Symptoms

  • Fatigue
  • Joint Pain
  • Rash
  • Fever
  • Butterfly Rash

The Cure

Is non-existent, but there is a variety of treatments that can help.

Treatments

  • drugs -such anti-inflammatory, antimalarial, Cortico-steroids, immuno-supressive drugs, anticoagulants, monoclonal antibodies,
  • various lifestyle changes
  • Surgery (only considered for people who have severe kidney damage)