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Two weeks ago, my father got diagnosis of SLE but he has no signs of arthritis. Is arthritis inevitable with SLE? Is it essential part of disease? Which joints are affected? Major or minor joints? Does it extend or worsening? Is it associated with redness and swelling too? How can it be treated?

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Yes, arthritis is the one of many different combinations of symptoms of lupus. Usually it shoes at the beginning of disease, in early development of clinical expression. Arthritis usually includes swelling, stiffness, pain, and deformity of the small joints of the hands and feet. It is not uncommon that arthritis in lupus give clinical expression as rheumatoid arthritis.
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