Understanding Lupus

What is Lupus?

Lupus is a auto immune disease that causes inflammation and pain in any part of your body. Autoimmune diseases causes a decreased immune system which makes it hard to fight infections.

Types of Lupus

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), the most common form of lupus

Cutaneous lupus, a form of lupus that is limited to the skin

Drug-induced lupus, a lupus-like disease caused by certain prescription drugs

Neonatal lupus, a rare condition that affects infants of women who have lupus

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