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11 Symptoms Used to Diagnose Lupus

Lupus can be tricky to diagnose, so consult a doctor if you think you might have symptoms.
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Mouth or nasal sores

Mouth ulcers are one of the most common symptoms of lupus. But what makes a lupus mouth ulcer unique, says Dr. Gilkeson, is that it usually comes pain-free. And rather than developing on the sides of the mouth or gums, these sores typically reside on the roof of the mouth. Lupus-related ulcers can also appear inside the nose.

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