Over 1.5 million Americans suffer from lupus; the vast majority of them being women. Unfortunately, most lupus patients don’t realize they have it because symptoms are often disguised as other illnesses.
Joint Pain. Joint pain is a huge indication of lupus, so common that many patients complain of pain that simply won’t go away. Joint pain can be present for many different reasons but if it’s there amongst other symptoms such as rashes, sores, or joint swelling.