How Well Do You Know Lupus?


#1. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease

#2. It is sometimes called chameleon of conditions

#3. Lupus is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors

#4. A rare symptom of lupus is butterfly rash on the face

#5. Only the kidneys are affected in lupus

#6. The detection of antinuclear antibodies (ANA) in the blood confirms the diagnosis of lupus

#7. Lupus is treated with steroids

#8. Avoiding exposure to sunlight can help to prevent lupus flare-ups

#9. A woman with lupus can never get pregnant

#10. Lupus can be spread by sexual intercourse


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