My Lupus is atypical because it is ‘internet typical’

It was vital for me to provide an overview of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE or Lupus). Not only because it was a pretty hefty sum of information on its own, but also because you needed to understand about the illness as it typically is discussed. I referred close to the end of the text about how it can vary for individuals in how aggressive it is and the specifics of how it occurs within the body. I did this for a very important reason and that is this:

There is no typical Lupus patient.

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