Find out how different types of lupus are diagnosed, including systemic lupus. Learn about the symptoms of lupus and how common each type is.

What Is Lupus?

Find out how different types of lupus are diagnosed, including systemic lupus. Learn about the symptoms of lupus and how common each type is.

Daily Exhaustion 1. This is the inherent fatigue that I attribute to the inflammatory, autoimmune nature of Lupus. It never goes away, and differs from normal fatigue in that you don't have to do anything to deserve it. It can vary from day to day but is always there. Think what it feels like to function without having any sleep for 2 days. That is the blanket of exhaustion that is the basis for daily living with autoimmune illness. All of the following are added to this basic fatigue. .

Daily Exhaustion 1. This is the inherent fatigue that I attribute to the inflammatory, autoimmune nature of Lupus. It never goes away, and differs from normal fatigue in that you don't have to do anything to deserve it. It can vary from day to day but is always there. Think what it feels like to function without having any sleep for 2 days. That is the blanket of exhaustion that is the basis for daily living with autoimmune illness. All of the following are added to this basic fatigue. .

Seal - The scars on the singer’s face are the result of discoid lupus erythematosus, a type of lupus involving only the skin. Discoid lupus typically causes sores on the face and scalp but can affect the skin anywhere on the body. It can also cause hair loss. People with discoid lupus are often sensitive to ultraviolet light, and need to be careful about sun exposure. Twitter@seal

9 Celebrities With Lupus

Seal - The scars on the singer’s face are the result of discoid lupus erythematosus, a type of lupus involving only the skin. Discoid lupus typically causes sores on the face and scalp but can affect the skin anywhere on the body. It can also cause hair loss. People with discoid lupus are often sensitive to ultraviolet light, and need to be careful about sun exposure. Twitter@seal

Although SLE is the most common, there are actually several different types of lupus, some of which can occur in tandem.

Although SLE is the most common, there are actually several different types of lupus, some of which can occur in tandem.

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus    Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) can cause various symptoms, the most common being joint pains, skin rashes and tiredness. Problems with kidneys and other organs can occur in severe cases. Treatment includes anti-inflammatory painkillers to ease joint pains. Steroids and/or other medication are sometimes also needed.

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) can cause various symptoms, the most common being joint pains, skin rashes and tiredness. Problems with kidneys and other organs can occur in severe cases. Treatment includes anti-inflammatory painkillers to ease joint pains. Steroids and/or other medication are sometimes also needed.

Daily Exhaustion 1. This is the inherent fatigue that I attribute to the inflammatory, autoimmune nature of Lupus. It never goes away, and differs from normal fatigue in that you don't have to do anything to deserve it. It can vary from day to day but is always there. Think what it feels like to function without having any sleep for 2 days. That is the blanket of exhaustion that is the basis for daily living with autoimmune illness. All of the following are added to this basic fatigue. .

Daily Exhaustion 1. This is the inherent fatigue that I attribute to the inflammatory, autoimmune nature of Lupus. It never goes away, and differs from normal fatigue in that you don't have to do anything to deserve it. It can vary from day to day but is always there. Think what it feels like to function without having any sleep for 2 days. That is the blanket of exhaustion that is the basis for daily living with autoimmune illness. All of the following are added to this basic fatigue. .

There are generally 4 recognized forms or types of lupus: Cutaneous (skin) Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Drug induced Erythematosus & Neonatal Lupus. This section will discuss in more detail the different forms of lupus and how they can affect you  Symptoms of lupus vary depending on the individual case & the form of lupus present. Most people with lupus dont experience all symptoms. The section only serves to alert people to clues that might indicate the presence of…

There are generally 4 recognized forms or types of lupus: Cutaneous (skin) Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Drug induced Erythematosus & Neonatal Lupus. This section will discuss in more detail the different forms of lupus and how they can affect you Symptoms of lupus vary depending on the individual case & the form of lupus present. Most people with lupus dont experience all symptoms. The section only serves to alert people to clues that might indicate the presence of…

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