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Question by  Kristina (22)

What are the symptoms of SLE?

I am scared a friend has this disease.


Answer by  rosen (218)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus symptoms are fatigue,headache,hair loss and hives. Usually body's immune system is get affected by this disease. Even chest pain and swollen glands are seen.


Answer by  Iamstrong (659)

There are different types of symptom combination associated with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Some of them are fatigue, low-grade fever, loss of appetite, muscle aches, arthritis and a facial (butterfly-shaped)rash. Additionally, Symptoms are experienced in various organs such as the lungs (inflammation of the lining), and heart(pericarditis).


Answer by  ggrace (26)

Most people will experience mild to severe joint pain, loss of appetite or weight loss, fatigue and trouble sleeping. In addition, some people will have a butterfly rash across the bridge of the nose and forehead, which becomes worse when they have direct contact with sunlight.


Answer by  wantabemedic (345)

Symptoms common with SLE are tiredness, low-grade fever, loss of appetite, pain or stiffness of the muscles, sensitivity to light, and ulcers in the mouth and nose. The "butterfly rash" a signature mark of SLE, a rash that runs across the bridge of the nose, which is painless.


Answer by  chupp81 (12)

Symptoms of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus include : aching, malaise, fatigue, low-grade or spiking fever, chills, anorexia or weight loss, joint pain, arthritis, butterfly-shaped skin rashes on cheeks and nose. Hair loss, kidney problems and hallucinations are also symptoms of SLE.


Answer by  cdk (42)

SLE symptoms include achy or swollen joints, high fever, rashes, extreme fatigue, fluid retention, pleurisy, hair loss, seizures, mouth/nose sores, purple fingers and/or toes, and sensitivity to light.

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