Lupus and Sun Sensitivity Infographic

Up to 70% of patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) experience sensitivity to sun exposure. For many lupus patients, sun exposure can lead to skin rashes and disease flares including fatigue, fever and joint pain

Some helpful tips include:

  • Avoiding the sun
  • Wearing hats and protective clothing
  • Applying sunscreen
  • Staying hydrated
  • Taking┬ávitamin D supplements

Lupus and Sun Sensitivity Infographic


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