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If you live with any chronic illness, you have most likely heard these or similar phrases in the past: “We see something on your CT Scan that should not be there.”  “We are concerned about your kidneys.”  “We have to investigate why you are having chest pains.”  “I don’t know if your hair will grow […]

What is Lupus Nephritis?  Lupus Nephritis is a condition that can occur when you have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus  (SLE). SLE is an autoimmune disease that can cause inflammation and damage to your skin,  joints, heart, brain and kidneys. This specific type of kidney damage is called Lupus Nephritis, also called Glomerulonephritis.  SLE triggers your immune […]

Can you look at me for the first time and know whether or not I have lupus?  Do I wear or have a defining mark on my face or my body?  Do I have a neon “L” carved into my forehead?  Do I look sick?  NO – there is nothing in my appearance that verifies, that […]

It’s no secret that Lupus disproportionately affects women of childbearing age. According to the Lupus Research Alliance, 90% of Lupus patients are women, and most are diagnosed between 15 and 44 years old. Each case is unique, and no two women share the exact same set of symptoms or medical complications. Still – despite varying […]

Lupus diagnosis and treatment can be complicated. A 2016 LupusChick research study, in conjunction with Clark University and researcher Maria Mongiardo, interviewed over 2,000 patients whose average time span between initial symptoms and diagnosis was six years. This is because Lupus symptoms come and go, and mimic many other diseases. For this reason, Lupus is […]

Lupus symptoms vary from person to person, but there are common symptoms to keep an eye out for if you suspect you might have the disease. It is important to note that symptoms may not happen at the same time and that each person may only experience a few of the following. Here is a […]

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