The Cause of Lupus
What are the Causes of Lupus
Who can acquire lupus? What is the cause of lupus? What are types of lupus? What are the signs of having lupus, how it is diagnosed and what is the cure?
Lupus is a disease that affects particularly the skin but may also spread throughout any part of the external or internal parts such as the heart, blood, kidneys, brain and provides malfunctioning to the immune system of a person’s body
The immune system of the body is being contaminated and infected by its own cells and tissues causing swelling and impairment to the organs. It is made up of antibodies that defend the body from unfamiliar substance like germs, bacteria and viruses. The foreign or unfamiliar substance is called antigens. Now when a person has lupus the body is unable to determine its own cells and tissues from the antigens
Some Types of Lupus
- Chronic Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus/ CCLE - a moderate kind of lupus that does not cause too much harm to the person’s body but may be consider as a skin disease.
- Drug Induced Lupus Erythematosus – this type is caused by the medicines that were taken and the treatment that was done to the patient. Disease is being manifested during medication but will stop after the treatment is over.
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus – this is the type of lupus hat can cause fatality once not treated, it damages the internal organs such as the heart, lungs, and other organs and is manifested in the skin by seeing visible rashes, severe fever and muscle or joint pains.
The Cause of Lupus
The cause of lupus came from emotional, environmental and medical factor such as intense anxiety, direct contact or exposure to sunlight, smoking, medical treatments that uses antibiotics, infections such as hepatitis and chemical compound found in dirt, dust and water.
Signs of Lupus
There are a variety of signs that can suddenly occur, they can be temporal or permanently, extreme or mild depending on the type of lupus, the following signs can be worsen if not treated:
- Unusual blood clotting
- Extreme exhaustion
- Hard in breathing
- Fingers that turns blue and red once expose to cold
- Swelling joints
- Seizures and fever
- Easily gain or lose weight
There are parts of the body that can be affected by the lupus disease and these can lead to serious and severe complication such as the kidney that can cause death to lupus patient, inflammation or swelling of the chest that can cause difficulty to breath, heart attack, breakage of bone tissue, bruises and blood clotting due to anemia and spreading of infection that can tear down the immune system of the body and make it weak and exposed to bacteria and viruses