Welcome to Ask-a-Nurse where you can ask any question about
your lupus. We cannot diagnose your problem, but
we can provide information to help you make decisions regarding your
healthcare. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, dial 911 or go to a
nearby emergency department. Otherwise, click here to submit your question. You will receive a private response within 48 hours. Only with your permission, will we share your
question (without any of your identifying information) in order to
help others who may have similar concerns.
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Questions are answered by Patricia Weinstein, PhD, ARNP, NP-C, CNE. Dr. Weinstein is a board certified nurse practitioner and certified
nurse educator. She received her bachelor's degree from the University
of Maryland, her master's degree from the Medical College of Georgia,
and her PhD from the University of Central Florida. Her research is
focused on lupus. She is a board member and chairman of
education for the Lupus Foundation of Florida and volunteers at a lupus/rheumatology clinic for the uninsured. Dr. Weinstein has written
and presented on numerous topics related to patients with lupus.
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condition and avoid self diagnosis. All the information and content
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and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should
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