Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Treatment In Jaipur

Get the Systemic Lupus Erythematosus treatment in Jaipur

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune disease i.e. in this disease the immune system attacks the body as it gets confused for something foreign. The epithet “lupus” denotes the number of immune diseases having similar clinical presentations & laboratory features, however, SLE is the most common type of lupus. Now, get the Systemic Lupus Erythematosus treatment in Jaipur & Jodhpur city by experienced Rheumatologist Dr. Bhupendra Vaishnav.

Is SLE Chronic disease?

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is a chronic disease which has different phases of symptoms varying from mild to severe symptoms. People suffering from this disease are able to live a normal life after getting the proper treatment by experienced rheumatologists.

Symptoms

The symptoms of SLE vary and changes from time to time. Generally, the common symptoms are:

  • Excessive tiredness
  • Pain in joints
  • Swelling in joints
  • Headache problem
  • Butterfly rash (Rash on cheeks and nose)
  • Hair loss
  • Anemia (loss of iron content in the blood)
  • Blood-clotting
  • Raynaud’s Phenomenon in which the fingers turn white or blue and tingle during cold

Also, some of the other symptoms depend on the affected body part like the digestive tract, heart, or skin.

The above-mentioned symptoms are also symptoms of other diseases. This makes the diagnosis tricky. Hence, if you are suffering from any of the symptoms, you should immediately consult your doctor.

Causes

The exact cause of this disease has still not identified yet, but there have been several factors which are associated with SLE. These are:

Hereditary Factors

Several cases have shown that patients with lupus mostly have their family member with other autoimmune diseases.

Environmental Factors

The environmental factors which can trigger the disease are:

  • Ultraviolet Rays
  • Particular Medicines
  • Viruses
  • Stress
  • Trauma

Sex and hormones

Mostly, women suffer more from SLE in comparison to men. Also, the symptoms in women are more severe during the menstruation period and pregnancy. Because of many other observations led medical experts to come on to the conclusion that estrogen hormone in female may play a role in SLE.

Diagnosis

The rheumatologist will firstly identify the disease by doing the physical examination for knowing the signs and symptoms of the disease which includes:

  1. Examining rashes i.e. butterfly rashes
  2. Ulcers of mucous membrane which are mostly in nose and mouth
  3. Arthritis
  4. Hair loss and thinning of hair
  5. Signs of cardiac problems such as irregular heartbeats

The rheumatologist can also advise you to conduct other body tests including blood tests, urinalysis, and x-ray of the chest.

Treatment

The rheumatologists have the expertise of treating autoimmune disease like SLE. The disease is life-threatening if not properly especially when it is affecting vital organs like heart, kidney, lungs, and others. The aim of the rheumatologist is to:

  • Stopping the inflammation
  • Suppressing the immune system
  • Managing symptoms
  • Protecting organs from permanent damage

The types of medications your rheumatologist will provide depend on the severity of the symptoms. The rheumatologist will prepare a complete course of medicines for controlling inflammation, lower the attacking of the immune system, and also managing the pain.

He will also help you in dealing with possible side-effects of the disease along with managing symptoms.

As a result, Dr. Bhupendra Vaishnav is an expert rheumatologist in Jaipur, who provides the best treatment of SLE. He is having a vast experience in treating autoimmune diseases along with the best arthritis treatment.

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