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Arthritis Questions and Answers (Q&A)

B. Wright

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Lupus is a disease that can be life-threatening and is affects a person’s immune system. The immune system is known for fighting off the germs and other viruses that could attack the rest of the body. Its symptoms include chest pain, fatigue, problems with your joints and other problems. Rheumatoid arthritis is also a disease that hurts your joints. However, the difference between Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis is that Lupus has more symptoms and Rheumatoid Arthritis is known for affecting your joints.

Often times, the Rheumatoid Arthritis can cripple your hands. They both affect your immune system in some fashion. Both are very painful and can require a doctor’s care. Usually, a doctor will be able to determine whether someone has Rheumatoid Arthritis or Lupus.

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