representatives of Negroid and Mongoloid race. Lupus - a disease
which can affect several parts of the body.
Everyone reacts differently. One
People with this disease may feel bloated knee or fever.
Another - to feel constant fatigue or suffer from kidney
failure. Lupus can affect the joints, skin, kidneys, lungs,
heart and / or brain.
Systemic lupus erythematosus
Systemic lupus can be
It caused by genetic factors, virus infection, drugs or
solar radiation. Lupus affects blood vessels and connective
skin tissue. It is not an infectious disease, they can not be infected. Some
studies have shown that the symptoms of systemic lupus amplified in women
during the premenstrual syndrome. Lupus most often strikes women
of childbearing age. It is a chronic indolent disease, which today
curable thanks to modern medicine and invention
new immunosuppressive drugs, anti-hypertension and dialysis.
Disc-shaped erythematous lupus mainly
It affects the skin. You may see a red rash or skin color may change
on the face, scalp, or elsewhere. The rash is not accompanied by itching or
painful sensations. Approximately 10% of the disc-shaped tuberculosis
Skin turns into a full-fledged systemic lupus erythematosus.
Symptoms of systemic lupus erythematosus
Typical symptoms of systemic
lupus - a chronic fatigue and unfounded heat or fever. neither
severe pain or swelling of the joints, the appearance of a skin rash is excluded. Other lupus symptoms: sores in the mouth, hair loss, headaches and hypertension, pericarditis and renal
failure. Also in patients with systemic lupus often appear such
symptoms such as fever, loss of appetite and an unusual sensitivity to
sunlight. It is possible the appearance of a rash in the shape of a butterfly on the wings of the nose
During exacerbation of systemic lupus erythematosus
the disease affects the brain, liver and kidneys. This decreases the content of white blood cells in
Blood and blood coagulation factors. It is also possible chest pain during deep
breathing, swelling of the legs or swelling under the eyes. Some patients with lupus also
suffer from depression or convulsions.
Although there is no
a single analysis or test to detect the system
lupus, an experienced therapist will diagnose the disease based on blood tests
and typical symptoms. Analysis for the presence of antinuclear antibodies allows
identify an infection or an autoimmune disease and, thus, helps
diagnose systemic lupus. Corticosteroids, and anti-inflammatory
medications provide temporary reduction in signs and symptoms of lupus in
particular, help to relieve joint inflammation and pain.