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Lupus and RA
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lewj65 posted:
I was diagnosed with RA about 7 years ago it has been in my family for generations, I also have Lupus in my family.
Is it possible to have them both
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SafariMom responded:
From what I understand is that they are both auto-immune diseases, and sometimes they do like to run together. The symptoms can overlap and make it difficult to diagnose.Here is a forum that I found that has a few people diagnosed with both.

https://www.inspire.com/groups/joint-support-arthritis/discussion/lupus-and-ra/


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