How to Test for Lupus
Ava Meena
Ava Meena
October 29, 2018
A lupus diagnosis is made by a clinical evaluation in combination with lab tests. If you believe you have lupus, here's how to test for lupus.

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Discoid Lupus

What You Need to Know About Discoid Lupus

Discoid lupus is a type of lupus that affects the skin. Learn more about the causes, types of discoid lupus, symptoms, and treatment here.
102 found this helpful by Ava Meena on October 2, 2018
Lupus Symptoms

12 Lupus Symptoms to Be Aware Of

The most common lupus symptoms include fatigue, muscle aches, fever, rashes, mouth sores, joint pain, anemia, hair loss, and chest pain.
262 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on July 18, 2018
What Is Lupus

What Is Lupus and What Is Not Lupus?

Lupus has been difficult to comprehend since it was first classified. To understand what is lupus and what it's not is by doing some proper research.
97 found this helpful by Ava Meena on May 23, 2018
What Causes Lupus

Will We Ever Know What Exactly Causes Lupus?

What causes lupus? There is no definitive cause for lupus, but hormones, genetics, and environmental influences are all thought to play a part.
122 found this helpful by Ava Meena on May 7, 2018
Lupus Fatigue

Fatigue and Lupus: The Many Different Kinds of Exhaustion

There are many different ways that lupus fatigue can manifest from experiencing a lupus flare to sleep issues. Here are some ways to manage lupus fatigue.
1.9k found this helpful by Ava Meena on March 13, 2018
Lupus and the Immune System

Understanding How Lupus Affects the Immune System

Between 30 and 50 percent of lupus patients will experience infection-related complications. Learn more about lupus and the immune system.
3.2k found this helpful by Ava Meena on January 5, 2018
Lupus Chest Pain

Empower Yourself By Understanding Lupus Chest Pain

The first time people experience lupus chest pain they rush to the ER fearing the worst, but once you know how to identify it, you can feel more empowered.
1.5k found this helpful by Anna Scanlon and Krystina Ostermeyer on October 16, 2017
Selena Gomez's Instagram Post

Lupus Warriors Inspired by Selena Gomez’s Kidney Transplant Announcement

"I honestly look forward to sharing with you my journey through these past months as I have always wanted to do," reads Selena Gomez's Instagram post.
360 found this helpful by NewLifeOutlook Team on September 15, 2017
Video Lupus Awareness

Why Lupus Awareness Is Important

Lupus awareness is very important because not only can it bring awareness to lupus in general, but it can help people, scientific breakthroughs, and more.
134 found this helpful by Anna Scanlon on August 17, 2017
Video Is Lupus Contagious

Is Lupus Contagious? And Other Common Myths

"Is Lupus contagious?" is a common misconception that people have about Lupus. The answer is no. Listen to Anna talk about other common myths about lupus.
46 found this helpful by Anna Scanlon on July 21, 2017
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