7 Celebrities With Lupus

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Famous people with lupus

by Anne Harding

In 2010, Lady Gaga told Larry King that she tested "borderline positive" for lupus. But to be diagnosed with lupus, a person must have certain symptoms and a positive blood test for self-attacking antibodies.

A positive test, which Lady Gaga might have been talking about, doesn’t mean you have lupus—you need to have symptoms, too. (And the pop diva told Larry she didn’t.) One in five women test positive for lupus-associated antibodies, but only about 10% have the autoimmune disease.

Here is a list of celebrities (and one celebrity dog) who have been diagnosed with lupus.

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