Being the health care advocate for a child with lupus is a full-time job, and follow-up and preventive care, especially for the eyes and heart, are critically important. Start care early for long-term benefits.
Ultraviolet radiation exposure can cause special concerns in people with lupus. Experts, along with people with lupus, share tips on protecting the skin from outdoor and indoor UV radiation.
Thyroid problems are common in people with lupus. Learn more.
Making gains against lupus kidney disease
Thinning hair is common among people living with lupus. So is the whirlwind of emotions that comes with hair loss. Whether the result of lupus or a side effect of medications, hair loss can be a big shock, particularly when hair does not grow back.
It surprises many people to learn that lung issues are common among people with lupus. Although the underlying connective tissue disease is the root cause of lupus-related lung problems, the exact mechanism differs for each of the most common conditions.
She may not be faster than a speeding bullet or able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but Jessica Goldman, 28, is quite the superhero.
As temperatures begin to fall, people with lupus may experience color changes, numbness, tingling, and pain in fingers and toes. These are symptoms of secondary Raynaud’s phenomenon.