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Precautions and treatment for lupus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   Hello sir
Doctor :  
User :   my niece has been detected with lupus.
User :   she is all of 18 now.
User :   is there any treatment for it and what should be the precautions that she should take
Doctor :  
User :   I am not aware of this SLE or DLE. I do not know.I will have to check with the doctor
Doctor :  
is it systemic lupus
Doctor :  
or discoid
Doctor :  
discoid is local and can be cured
User :   I am not aware of that. can you let me know a little about it
User :   and what about systemic
Doctor :  
systemic is only controlled
User :   ok - so there's no cure for systemic but discoid can be cured
User :   Is it painful or is the tretment for a long time
Doctor :  
yes only when symptomatic
User :   your terms are very technical for me
User :   symptomatic ?
Doctor :  
when they
Doctor :  
present with complains
User :   ok ok.
Doctor :  
of pain
Doctor :  
User :   may i know your name please

User :   are the medicine

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