The 411 on Lupus

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  • What Is Lupus?
  • Types of Lupus
  • What Are the Symptoms?
  • Risk Factors
  • What Causes Lupus?
  • African-Americans and Lupus
  • How Serious Is Lupus?
  • What Are the Complications?
  • Is There a Cure?
  • Black Celebs With Lupus
  • Understanding Lupus

What Are the Symptoms?

Lupus looks different in different people and it can also look like another illness, which makes it hard to diagnose. Some common symptoms include: fever and fatigue; joint pain and stiffness; rashes; lesions; chest pain; blue or white fingers when its cold; dry eyes; headaches; confusion and memory loss to name a few.  

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