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What is Lupus?

What is Lupus? Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease. It is usually confusing to diagnose.Symptoms of lupus include rashes, joint pain, and fatigue.

What is Lupus? Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that is usually confusing to diagnose and unfortunately does not have a cure. An autoimmune disease means your immune system attacks healthy parts of the body. There is no cure for lupus, but there are treatements that minimize symptoms. Symptoms of lupus include rashes, joint pain, extreme fatigue, changes in weight and even organ damage.

Dr. Preeti Parikh

This video features Dr. Preeti Parikh. Preeti Parikh, MD, HealthiNation's chief medical editor, is a board-certified pediatrician with special interests in preventive medicine, advocacy, and patient education.

Duration: 2:34. Last Updated On: Nov. 8, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Reviewed by: Dr Mera Goodman, Dr. Preeti Parikh, . Review date: Jan. 14, 2017
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