Lupus Causes

Filter Type: All Time (18 Result) Past 24 Hours Past Week Past monthFacebook Share Twitter Share LinkedIn Share Pinterest Share Reddit Share E-Mail Share

Listing Results Lupus Causes

8 hours ago Also known as: lupusMedically reviewed byDr. Shreenidhi KulkarniMS, OrthopaedicsView full profile onLinkedIn

CausesCauses

  • Exact cause is not known, but it is believed that the following can cause the disease.
  • Genetics
  • Family history of close relative with lupus
  • Environmental Factors:
  • Exposure to ultra violet rays
  • Viruses
  • Medications or certain drugs
  • Emotional stress
  • Trauma
  • Hormones
  • Females are more commonly affected than men
  • Women during pregnancy are high risk of developing this condition
  • It is believed that estrogen, a sex hormone may play a role
  • The risk factors include:
  • Age: people between age of 15 - 45 years are more prone to develop lupus
  • Sex: Women are at higher risk to develop lupus

Preview / Show more

See Also: Systemic lupus erythematosus causesShow details

4 hours ago Lupus is a serious chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body. Doctors do not yet know exactly what causes lupus. They do know that …

Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins

Preview / Show more

See Also: Lupus disease causesShow details

8 hours ago Jul 18, 2022 · This attack causes inflammation and, in some cases, permanent tissue damage. If you have lupus, you may have times of illness (flares) and times of wellness (remission). …

Preview / Show more

See Also: What can cause lupusShow details

5 hours ago Oct 21, 2020 · Lupus is a chronic (long-term) disease that can cause inflammation and pain in any part of your body. It’s an autoimmune disease, which means that your immune system — …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Lupus symptoms in womenShow details

9 hours ago Jan 19, 2022 · Lupus is a chronic autoimmune condition that causes inflammation throughout your body. Learn about symptoms, causes, risk factors, treatments, and more.

Preview / Show more

See Also: Is lupus an autoimmune diseaseShow details

8 hours ago However, kidney failure is still fatal in some people with lupus. As death from kidney disease has declined, heart attacks and related cardiovascular diseases have emerged as leading causes

Preview / Show more

See Also: Causes of lupus in womenShow details

4 hours ago May 31, 2019 · Nearly 70 percent of all causes of lupus are classified as systemic lupus, affecting a major organ or tissue, like the heart, lungs, kidneys, or brain, according to the Lupus Foundation of America.

Preview / Show more

See Also: Causes, DiseaseShow details

5 hours ago Jul 05, 2022 · Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), is the most common type of lupus. SLE is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks its own tissues, causing …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Family MedicalShow details

5 hours ago Jul 05, 2022 · One common sign of lupus is a red, butterfly-shaped rash across the nose and cheeks. Chest pain. Lupus can trigger inflammation in the lining of the lungs. This causes chest pain when breathing deeply. Hair loss. Patchy or …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Disease, SymptomShow details

6 hours ago What causes lupus? Lupus is caused by a complex interplay of genes, hormones, and environmental factors. When patients first present signs of lupus, they are often asked …

Preview / Show more

See Also: CausesShow details

8 hours ago Aug 26, 2021 · Subacute cutaneous lupus causes a red scaly rash or red ring-shaped sores. It usually happens on skin that gets sunlight, like the neck and arms. Acute cutaneous lupus causes a butterfly-shaped rash on the cheeks …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Family MedicalShow details

7 hours ago Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can cause joint pain, fever, skin rashes and organ damage. There’s currently no cure for lupus and it requires …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Causes, TreatmentShow details

1 hours ago Jan 14, 2022 · Lupus is an autoimmune disease. It causes your immune system to produce proteins called autoantibodies that attack your own tissues and organs, including the kidneys. …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Causes, SymptomShow details

3 hours ago A butterfly-shaped (malar) face rash is a common sign of the disease. Discoid lupus, a type of cutaneous lupus, causes circular red rashes on your body. Some rashes can scar. Ultraviolet …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Causes, TreatmentShow details

9 hours ago Typical causes of death from lupus are complications from: Kidney damage: The most common form of lupus, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), can cause serious damage to the …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Family MedicalShow details

6 hours ago Sep 29, 2022 · Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in several different body systems (via the Cleveland Clinic). The word "lupus" usually refers to systemic …

Preview / Show more

See Also: Causes, TreatmentShow details

2 hours ago Sep 23, 2022 · What causes neonatal lupus? Developing in newborns, the cause of neonatal lupus differs slightly from other types of lupus. Instead of inheriting genes for lupus, the baby …

Preview / Show more

See Also: CausesShow details

All Time (18 Recipes) Past 24 Hours Past Week Past monthFacebook Share Twitter Share LinkedIn Share Pinterest Share Reddit Share E-Mail Share

Please leave your comments here:

Related Topics

Healthy Care

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the possible causes of lupus?

Causes of lupus: your genes, having a sibling with the condition, and even your ethnicity play a part. Stress, exhaustion, smoking or sun exposure can trigger lupus.

What are the 11 signs of lupus?

  • Joint/muscle aches and pains
  • Extreme fatigue and weakness
  • Increased risk of miscarriage
  • Rashes from sunlight/UV light (including the classical "butterfly" rash on the cheeks and nose)
  • Flu-like symptoms and/or night sweats
  • Weight gain or loss
  • Inflammation of the tissues covering internal organs with associated chest and/or abdominal pain

More items...

Is Lupus a dangerous disease?

Lupus may result in severe kidney damage, which can be fatal Heart . You are likely to have an inflammation of your heart muscle, heart membrane, and arteries, which significantly increase your risk of heart attacks and cardiovascular conditions when you have lupus.

How dangerous is lupus?

Though your immune system attacks your healthy cells accidentally, lupus damages different parts of your body, including your skin, lungs, kidneys, and brain. As a result, you will be vulnerable to infections, some of which may be life-threatening. Unfortunately, people are more likely to develop the chronic disease than others.

Most Popular Search