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What Are Lupus and Collagen Vascular Disease?

Lupus , Collagen Vascular Disease

Lupus

 

Lupus Treatment in Miami

Collagen Vascular Disease

Treatment for Lupus

Lupus is a Collagen Vascular Disease. It is an inflammatory disease that occurs when your body’s immune system attacks your very own tissues and organs. It can last longer than six weeks and sometimes even years. Research has shown that about 1.5 million Americans have Lupus. Our doctors at the Miami Center for Dermatology understand how scary it could be to be diagnosed with Lupus and want to provide comfort to each patient by offering the best solutions available. Lupus and other Collagen Vascular Diseases have been found to affect several body systems as well as, joints, skin, kidneys, blood, cells, brain, heart, and lungs.

Symptoms of Lupus Include:

  • Join pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Dry eyes
  • Fatigue and fever
  • Chest pain
  • Skin lesions butterfly shaped rash on the face
  • Raynaud’s phenomenon

Factors that trigger Lupus:

  • Sunlight
  • Infections
  • Medications

Professional Dermatologist

Although, Lupus does not have a cure, if you believe you are experiencing any of those symptoms, speak with a caring and professional dermatologist such as Dr. Deborah Longwill today. Our doctor can provide you with a Lupus treatment to help minimize symptoms. Dr. Longwill has a loyal patient following, she takes the time to learn about each of her patient’s lifestyle habits, family history and more in order to provide the best advice and skin care products. You can order many of Dr. Longwill’s Skin Care products on her online shop.

Here at the Miami Center for Dermatology, your comfort and satisfaction is our main concern. For that reason, we offer Lupus treatment. Call Today to schedule an appointment at (305) 279-7546 or Click Here to Contact Us Today!

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