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Lupus

Lupus is a disease of the body’s immune system. Although its causes are not yet entirely known, lupus treatments are available.

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Autoimmune diseases – symptoms and causes

Autoimmune diseases occur when your immune system attacks your own body. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases.

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Autoimmune conditions

Autoimmune diseases strike when the immune system attacks healthy cells in the body. Read about the causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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Summer skin rashes

Summer rashes can be caused by things like sunlight, insects, sweating and overheating - especially if you have allergies and/or pre-existing skin conditions.

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Peripheral nerve disorders

The peripheral nerves include the nerves outside your brain and spinal cord. When damaged, peripheral nerves can't communicate properly. Learn more about causes of peripheral nerve disorders on this page.

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Pleurisy

Pleurisy occurs when the lining of the lungs become inflamed, most often due to a recent respiratory tract infection. Read about causes and treatments.

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Erythromelalgia

Erythromelalgia is a rare skin condition which causes a burning pain, heat and red skin usually on the hands or feet. You can read more about about erythromelalgia on our trusted partner pages.

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Joint pain and swelling

Joint pain and swelling can affect any joint in the body, and is often accompanied by stiffness and aches. Find out how to relieve the pain.

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Knee injuries

There are two general kinds of knee problems: mechanical and inflammatory. Find out more about knee injuries as a result of accidents or illness.

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Sjögren’s syndrome

Sjögren’s syndrome is a condition of your immune system that commonly affects your eyes and salivary glands. Here's how your doctor may diagnose it.

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