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    Lupus

    This is the name given to a condition that causes swelling, aching joints, headaches, skin rashes and generally feeling very tired and rundown. Read more →

    Hello. I am 23 female. I have been having this problem for a few weeks now. I have been diagnosed with SLE lupus not sure if it's due to the condition or not but I have pains in my stomach everyday and I go to the toilet a few times when I do go its very painfull some times there is blood sometimes it's not. The pain is a very sharp knife like pain I am not constipated and afterwards when I'm finished I get a sharp shooting pain feels like I can't wall properly and I can't sit its lasts for around 15 mins then the pain starts to slow down. I am really embarrassed to see my gp what could it be?





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    so if lupus is a chronic condition, does that mean there is no cure?





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    Unfortunately there is currently no cure for lupus, however, there are various treatments available to ease the symptoms. See your GP for more advice, or alternatively, click on the NHS link above, 'What the men in white coats say, or on right hand column under title 'more information'. Hope you find some more ways to help your condition.

    No, as yet there isn't a cure. Just medication to keep it under control.

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    ive had sle lupus for 4 yrs now and yes it is true there is no cure only meds that can keep it at bay.

    Unfortunately there is currently no cure for lupus, however, there are various treatments available to ease the symptoms. See your GP for more advice, or alternatively, click on the NHS link above, 'What the men in white coats say, or on right hand column under title 'more information'. Hope you find some more ways to help your condition.

    my 2year old has been in hospital 17times with numerous illness and they have found her iga levels are very low she now goes to st thomas hospital in london as she has also had a photo sebsitive rash since she was born on may the first she is back there as they now suspect lupus..im terrified but if it is then im glad the two years of illness shes had will be managed and controlled x





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