Lupus Diagnosis & Treatment Appointments in Daly City, CA

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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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Jodi Rook, PA

  • Family medicine
  • "Outstanding appointment with Jodi. She listened attentively and explained everything very clearly. I will definitely use Sesame and Jodi's services in the future and I would highly recommend Jodi and Sesame"
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  • $5 MEDS

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Jodi Rook, PA

  • Family medicine
  • "Outstanding appointment with Jodi. She listened attentively and explained everything very clearly. I will definitely use Sesame and Jodi's services in the future and I would highly recommend Jodi and Sesame"
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  • $5 MEDS

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Althea Robinson, FNP-BC

  • Family medicine
  • "Very friendly"
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Althea Robinson, FNP-BC

  • Family medicine
  • "Very friendly"
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Lovelle Valencia, FNP-BC

  • Adult health
  • "Lovelle was very nice professional I couldn’t be happier!!"

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    Anyta Hicks-Williams, NP

    • Internal medicine
    • "She was so informative and listens to every word you say."
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    Anyta Hicks-Williams, NP

    • Internal medicine
    • "She was so informative and listens to every word you say."
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    Tallin Martirossian, PA

    • Family medicine
    • "Tallin Martirossian was courteous"
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    Tallin Martirossian, PA

    • Family medicine
    • "Tallin Martirossian was courteous"
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    Dr. Kerolos Tawfeek, MD

    • Family medicine
    • "Dr. Tawfeek was quick"
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    Dr. Kerolos Tawfeek, MD

    • Family medicine
    • "Dr. Tawfeek was quick"
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    Judith Foyabo, DNP

    • Family medicine
    • "Dr. Foyabo was genuine"
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    Deanna Fossen, FNP-C

    • Family medicine
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    • $5 MEDS

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    Deanna Fossen, FNP-C

    • Family medicine
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    Melissa Tam, NP

    • Internal medicine
    • "Fastest I have ever had prescription ready for pick up. She asked the right question and handled everything quickly and professionally. I felt very comfortable with our meet."
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    Melissa Tam, NP

    • Internal medicine
    • "Fastest I have ever had prescription ready for pick up. She asked the right question and handled everything quickly and professionally. I felt very comfortable with our meet."
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    • $5 MEDS

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    Sylvia Udokoro Nwakanma, DNP, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, APRN

    • Family medicine
    • "Dr. K was prompt"
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    • $5 MEDS

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    Sylvia Udokoro Nwakanma, DNP, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, APRN

    • Family medicine
    • "Dr. K was prompt"
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    Dr. Vivian Nguyen, MD

    • Internal medicine
    • "Dr. Nguyen was amazing. She listened to our concerns and was very understanding and empathetic. She also addressed all of the concerns raised."
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    Dr. Vivian Nguyen, MD

    • Internal medicine
    • "Dr. Nguyen was amazing. She listened to our concerns and was very understanding and empathetic. She also addressed all of the concerns raised."
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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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