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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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Living with lupus

Having lupus may mean making key decisions about your lifestyle.

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Lupus treatment

Treatment for lupus is very individual and medicines are given depending on the severity of the disease and the organs involved.

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What causes lupus?

Learn more about lupus, a chronic autoimmune disease that affects many parts of the body.

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Lupus symptoms

The most common symptoms include pain, stiffness or swelling in joints, skin rash, fever and tiredness.

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Lupus diagnosis

Your doctor will ask you a number of questions about your symptoms and then take some blood tests. These usually include an Anti Nuclear Antibody (ANA) test.

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Overview of autoimmune diseases

Autoimmune diseases occur when the immune system attacks its own body. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of types such as Coeliac disease and lupus.

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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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Arthritis

Learn more about this common condition that causes pain and inflammation within the joints. Check out our guide on arthritis.

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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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