Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system targets and attacks its own tissues and organs. The specific reason for getting lupus is unknown. Researchers understand, however, lupus involves some interaction among various factors including one’s genes, ethnicity, immune system, hormones, and the environment. Lupus is a lifelong disease that can directly or indirectly affect any part of the body. Read more: How Do You Get Lupus? Article
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Is Lupus Contagious?
Systemic lupus erythematosus in an inflammatory disease. Symptoms and signs include joint pain, fever, and rash. Though lupus is incurable, early medical intervention can help to reduce inflammation and protect the affected individual's organs.
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