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Living with Lupus

Pain-Relieving Tips if the Weather Gets You Down

Living with lupus is tough - but the winter cold can make it worse. While scientists haven't found a link between cold weather and lupus symptoms, here are some pain-relieving tips for times when the cold seems like too much to handle. 1. Try Stretching [thb_image full_width="true"...

Living with Lupus

Winter is Coming: Cold Weather and Lupus

It’s true, winter is coming, but what does that mean for your lupus (or the other conditions you might be battling right alongside like Raynaud’s or Rheumatoid Arthritis?)  If there is one thing we know about lupus, it is that it effects people very differently.  While that is one of...

Polls

How Common is the Butterfly Rash?

Our Poll Results are in! Nearly 1,000 people with lupus reported about the butterfly rash symptom. If you didn't get a chance to answer and wish to, you can still answer the poll on butterfly rash prevalence. As we receive additional responses, we will update this result.   Lupus and the...

Symptoms

Pain and Lupus

One of the most common symptom of lupus, many people experience and live with chronic pain. "My hands, wrist, shoulders... You name it, the pain is there"   The pain associated with lupus can be one of the most challenging parts of the disease. Everyone with lupus experiences pain differently and...

Symptoms

Butterfly Rash and Lupus

A red or purple rash on the nose and cheeks is a common symptom of lupus called a malar rash. Visit the LupusCorner poll about the prevalence of the butterfly rash among people with lupus!The name, malar rash, comes from the...

Diagnosis

Tracking Lupus Symptoms and Treatments

It can be hard enough to remember what you ate for lunch yesterday. Relying on memory to track lupus isn't enough. Keeping track diligently of lupus symptoms, flares, and treatments are a crucial part of finding out what is working for you -- and just as importantly, what isn't working....