There are three types of lupus:
1. Systemic lupus erythematosus is also called SLE and is the most common type of lupus. SLE can affect the skin, joints, tendons, and other organs of the body such as the brain, heart, lungs and kidneys.
2. Lupys that affects the skin is a skin disease that causes a rash on the face, neck, scalp, and ears. There are two types of cutaneous lupus; discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE), which can affect scarring, and subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE), which does not cause scars.
3. Lupus induced is caused by a reaction to several types of drugs.
Causes of Lupus
Some things that are very basic in people with lupus are causes beyond their limits. Like being born a girl because women have more lupus than men then certain races African, Asian, Latino, and Native American are more likely to get lupus than whites, or have genes or genes that make you more likely to get it. lupus (about 10% of people with lupus have a family member with the disease). Likewise in children, the possibility of lupus is caused by several of these factors.
The diagnosis of children with lupus, namely:
- weight loss
- loss of appetite
- joint pain
- muscle ache
- swollen glands
- hair loss
- stomach ache
- throw up
- sensitivity to the sun
- mouth sores
How Is Lupus Treated?
Once children are diagnosed with lupus the doctor will decide on a treatment plan. Treatment depends on how severe the lupus is and what part of the body is affected. Nearly all children with SLE get some type of medication to control their lupus. Children with sore joints are often given acetaminophen or ibuprofen. Apart from medication, a large part of treating lupus may involve changing the lifestyle of children. Children with lupus can learn to manage the disease. Children, their parents, and the medical team to help control lupus symptoms. This can make children feel more tired, sick, have a fever, and aches than usual, and it can also harm important organs. Eating good nutrition and exercising regularly can also help your child in the healing process. Although experts recommend that children with lupus do not spend time in the sun unless they wear lots of sunscreen and protective clothing because ultraviolet rays can make their condition worse. Smoking, drinking, and certain drugs will worsen the condition of people with lupus. With the right medication and healthy habits, children with lupus can go to school, take part in activities, play sports, and do things with their friends.