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					                Symptoms characteristic of Lupus
The signs of lupus differ from one person to another. Some people have just a few
signs and symptoms of the disease; others have more. Listed below are the most
common symptoms experienced by people with lupus.


   Excessive and profound fatigue or weakness

   Prolonged flu - like symptoms of aching and fever

   Pain, stiffness, or swelling in the joints

   Blood disorders

   Heart disease

   Skin Rashes

   Kidney disease

   Butterfly-shaped rash across the cheeks and nose

   Sun or light sensitivity (photosensitivity)

   Hair loss

   Seizures, forgetfulness, confusion

   Mouth or nose ulcers

   Sudden dramatic weight loss or gain

				
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