Can Lupus Go Into Remission? – Now thrilled to say “Yes!”

systemic lupus can go into remission on medication

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) can go into a lupus remission on medications or treatment

Lupus patient:

“My doctor told me last week that she has seen lupus go away in some patients. She said she thinks I am one of them. Is this true? Can lupus “go away”?

Dr. T:

“True SLE does not go away. However, it is possible to go into “remission on therapy” Also… another scenario… it is not uncommon for a systemic autoimmune disease to appear like it is one type, but evolve over time showing that all along it was something else (like in chapter 1 of my book).”

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