We tell you all about lupus and how Kim Kardashian can get this disease.
What is lupus?
Lupus is a disease that the immune system itself attacks healthy cells and tissues by mistake. In other words, it is an autoimmune disease.
This can cause many parts of the body to become damaged due to the disease, including joints, skin, kidneys, heart, lungs, blood vessels and even the cebrero.
Today it is unknown what causes lupus, with women being the most at risk of suffering it, although it is a disease that can attack anyone. It should also be noted that there is no cure for lupus, but there are medications that can help control it and lead a life as close to normal as possible.
Lupus is not a universal fatal disease, with good close follow-up, adequate treatment, life expectancy in 90% of patients is the same as in any other person.
What are the symptoms of lupus?
- Malar rash
- Joint inflammation.
- Fever without apparent cause.
- Fingers of hands or feet pale or purple.
- Red rashes on the skin, usually on the face and butterfly-shaped.
- Hair loss.
- Chest pain when breathing deeply.
- Sun sensitivity
What happened to Kim Kardashian?
During the premiere of the new season of his reality show "Keepin 'Up With The Kardashians," Kim Kardashian was informed during his visit to the doctor that his blood revealed antibodies associated with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.
He had long since revealed that he had been suffering from arthritis-related symptoms for a season, which is one of the most common consequences of lupus disease.
Despite the result of the analysis, this does not mean that you suffer from any of the two diseases, if not that you have both antibodies, so you can remain asleep inside your body and develop in the future, but also They may never generate problems.
Remember that lupus is a disease that Selena Gomez also suffers, and that already forced her to receive a kidney transplant from her best friend a few months ago.