Lupus Diagnosis & Treatment Appointments in Baltimore, MD

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Lupus is an autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. The technical term for lupus is Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). A lare up of lupus often creates a distinct red rash on the face and can be associated with Vitamin D deficiencies, as well as other underlying factors.

Treating lupus involves preventing flare ups and reducing their severity and duration. If you're managing lupus, doctors and clinicians on Sesame can help you manage your condition - either by prescribing prescription drugs including corticosteroids and anti-malarial drugs or recommending other treatments to help manage your symptoms.

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Randi Berkowitz, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "Dr. Berkowitz was very courteous and professional, and she showed she cared about me."
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  • $5 MEDS

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Randi Berkowitz, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "Dr. Berkowitz was very courteous and professional, and she showed she cared about me."
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  • $5 MEDS

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Larissa Davis, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "Dr. Larissa Davis was amazing! She addressed all my issues with patience and professionalism and ordered the lab work that I needed to diagnose my current health condition. I'm looking forward to working with her again."
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Larissa Davis, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "Dr. Larissa Davis was amazing! She addressed all my issues with patience and professionalism and ordered the lab work that I needed to diagnose my current health condition. I'm looking forward to working with her again."
  • $5 MEDS

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Binta Bojang, NP

  • Urgent care
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Binta Bojang, NP

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Edward Poindexter, FNP-BC, FAANP

  • Family medicine
  • "Very professional"
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  • $5 MEDS

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Edward Poindexter, FNP-BC, FAANP

  • Family medicine
  • "Very professional"
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Omobolanle Adenuga, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "Omo was extremely friendly and understanding, even more so than my previous nurse practitioner that I saw for over a year."
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Omobolanle Adenuga, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "Omo was extremely friendly and understanding, even more so than my previous nurse practitioner that I saw for over a year."
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Josephine Moore, FNP-BC

  • Urgent care
  • 4.5
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  • $5 MEDS

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Josephine Moore, FNP-BC

  • Urgent care
  • 4.5
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  • $5 MEDS

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Ola Onabanjo, FNP-BC

  • Urgent care
  • "Dr. Ola was AWESOME and very informative with great medical advice. Thanks so much for having this remarkable physician on your team."
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Ola Onabanjo, FNP-BC

  • Urgent care
  • "Dr. Ola was AWESOME and very informative with great medical advice. Thanks so much for having this remarkable physician on your team."
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  • $5 MEDS

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Nicole Baldwin, NP

  • Urgent care
  • "She was kind, patient and thorough. Will definitely use your service again."
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Nicole Baldwin, NP

  • Urgent care
  • "She was kind, patient and thorough. Will definitely use your service again."
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Monica Orozco Cantillo, NP

  • Family medicine
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Dawn Drewes, APRN

  • Urgent care
  • "... quick, straight forward, got antibiotics and feel more at peace"
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  • $5 MEDS

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Ca’Seem Tyler, NP

  • Family medicine
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Ca’Seem Tyler, NP

  • Family medicine
  • 5
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About lupus

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Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes pain and inflammation throughout the body. Autoimmune diseases occur when your immune system - the body’s natural defense system against infection and illness - mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. The effects of lupus vary from person to person. Symptoms of lupus may develop suddenly or slowly and may be mild or severe. For some, the symptoms of lupus are permanent, whereas others may experience temporary effects. Because of this, and because the effects of the disease are so similar to the effects of other conditions, lupus can be difficult to diagnose. The common signs and symptoms of lupus include:

  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Stiffness
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Sensitivity to sunlight
  • Swelling in the joints, hands, or feet
  • Headaches
  • Chest pain or shortness of breath
  • Lesions on the skin or in the mouth
  • Dry eyes
  • Hair loss

Many people with lupus develop a butterfly-shaped rash that spreads across the cheeks and over the nose.

Lupus affects men, women, and children, but the disease is most commonly diagnosed in women between the ages of 15 and 45. It is also more prevalent among African American, Hispanic, and Asian American women than Caucasian women. The diagnosis process for lupus can be prolonged and difficult, as the symptoms above are associated with several other conditions such as arthritis or diabetes. Usually, doctors will perform a series of lab tests to determine whether or not your symptoms are being caused by the disease.

Lupus is a chronic condition that can affect your quality of life and damage your internal organs. While there is no cure for lupus, there are a number of treatment options that can help keep symptoms in remission (reduced) and manageable.

Treatment Options

Lupus is a life-long condition that has no cure. However, there are a number of treatment options that can help manage symptoms and minimize the damage that the disease does to the body. Below is a list of common treatments meant to improve your quality of life and reduce the effects of lupus. During your appointment, talk to your provider about the treatment plan that is right for you.

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