What Is Lupus, Symptoms, Treatment And All You Need To Know

Lupus is a type of haemorrhage called SLE. "Lupus" means wolf in Latin.  Lupus is used as an alternative term for SLE, as the wolf looks like bitten art in the face of acute spots in sickness.

Lupus can be diagnosed with appropriate blood and urine tests and, if necessary, X-rays and scans.
Lupus can be diagnosed with appropriate blood and urine tests and, if necessary, X-rays and scans.

By – Dr Gangaratna Krishna, Consultant Rheumatology, KMC Hospital, Dr B R Ambedkar Circle, Mangalore

1. What is Lupus?

Lupus is a type of haemorrhage called SLE. “Lupus” means wolf in Latin.  Lupus is used as an alternative term for SLE, as the wolf looks like bitten art in the face of acute spots in sickness.

2) What are the symptoms of lupus?

Lupus disease affects the skin, nodules, blood cells, brain and nerves of the lungs and heart. Most of the 15-45-year-old ladies. Frequent fever, nausea, red spots on the skin, eyebrows, hair loss, fatigue Not all symptoms should be present in everyone. If left untreated, the disease can worsen, leading to lung problems, kidney failure, blood cells, nerve and brain diseases. Treatment should be properly informed by the appropriate doctor.

3) What causes Lupus Disease?

The causes of lupus may be many. When some people are hereditary, others get infected, when the immune system performs its duty against our body, after the physical changes of pregnancy and childbirth, some of the drugs cause side effects of lupus.

4) How to confirm Lupus Disease?

Lupus can be diagnosed with appropriate blood and urine tests and, if necessary, X-rays and scans. Blood tests are important in blood tests. It is best to consult the rheumatologist.

5) How to treat Lupus Disease?

Symptoms of Lupus Disease are treated. A couple of pills can be treated if given the right treatment at the outset. If the disease exacerbates, the body’s organs are at risk for life.  Treatment should be properly received by the appropriate doctor.

6) Is Steroid Use Required for Lupus Disease?

Steroid use is common for a few days at an early stage. Don’t be afraid of it.  Steroid complications can be obtained if other drugs are used effectively in addition to steroids.

7) What is the message for patients with lupus?

World Lupus Day is celebrated on May 10th. Lupus disease should not be taken lightly.  Treatment should not be discontinued by the doctor. If pregnant, a different infection can cause the medication to be adjusted appropriately. Lupus disease can come at a very early age. But it is necessary to get proper treatment.

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